MELBOURNE, Aug 6, 2018 - Seventy-seven percent of Victorians want Australia to embrace a high renewable energy target, ramping up the pressure on Premier Daniel Andrews to vote against the Turnbull government’s National Energy Guarantee (NEG).
SYDNEY, Aug 6, 2018 - Over two-thirds of Australians want the Federal Government to set a high renewable energy target to put downward pressure on power prices, according to a Reachtel poll commissioned by Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
Greenpeace campaigner Zoe Dean welcomes the move by Coles to begin charging customers 15c for their reusable plastic bags from late August after the supermarket giant yesterday declared they would offer free bags indefinitely.
August 1, 2018: The decision by supermarket giant Coles to indefinitely offer free plastic bags to their customers will outrage their customers and makes a mockery of their stated commitment to reduce plastic waste.
SYDNEY, July 31, 2018 - Greenpeace has filed Freedom of Information requests in a bid to see the economic modelling that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg have used to justify the National Energy Guarantee (NEG), but that they have refused to release, despite calls from industry experts.
SYDNEY, July 30, 2018 - Josh Frydenberg’s blatantly political attempt to calm growing opposition to the National Energy Guarantee (NEG), by asking the states to first vote on the policy’s mechanism before a second meeting on the emissions reduction target is a ploy that changes nothing and should be rejected by the states.
SYDNEY, July 24, 2018 - It’s more of the same from the do-nothing NEG with the Energy Security Board’s latest policy update entrenching climate change inaction, the hobbling of the renewables industry and higher electricity prices.
SYDNEY, July 20, 2018 - Malcolm Turnbull’s National Energy Guarantee (NEG) would raise electricity prices, do nothing to combat climate change and cripple the growing renewables industry, modelling by Reputex reveals.
SYDNEY, July 19, 2018 - With Malcolm Turnbull intent on sneaking through a policy that will cripple the thriving renewable energy industry and lock in dirty coal, Greenpeace is urging state energy ministers to reject the National Energy Guarantee (NEG).
SYDNEY, July 10, 2018 - Greenpeace Australia Pacific activists have installed a life-sized pipeline in the Sydney headquarters of multinational lender Citigroup to protest the organisation’s funding of controversial tar sands pipelines.