SUVA, FIJI, 9 July 2022 - Young Pacific activists and students, alongside Greenpeace Australia Pacific, Amnesty International, and others held a major flotilla calling on world leaders to support climate justice by endorsing the campaign for an advisory opinion on the human rights impacts of climate change at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) as the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) kicks off.
Suva, Fiji, 8 July 2022 - The invitation from Australia and New Zealand for Pacific Island nations to be part of a joint bid to host a future UN climate summit is welcomed, but firm commitments are required, including backing the Vanuatu government-led campaign for an ICJ advisory opinion on the human rights impacts of climate change says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
Greenpeace Germany has joined forces with Greenpeace Australia Pacific to take aim at energy company RWE, one of the only major customers earmarked by Woodside for its controversial Scarborough gas project, with activists protesting at RWE’s German offices slamming the risk to Australian marine wildlife posed by Woodside’s aggressive gas expansion plans.
Labor’s introduction of tax cuts to bring down the cost of electric vehicles is a welcome acceleration of Australia’s electric vehicle transition but clean car standards will be crucial to unlocking supply, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
The Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has recommended approval of gas giant Woodside’s North West Shelf Project’s operation all the way through to the 2070s, which Greenpeace Australia Pacific warns will blow Australia’s emissions budget.
SYDNEY, June 30 2022 - The path to Australia’s clean energy future is clear and it’s time to grasp the opportunity as the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) releases its 2022 Integrated System Plan (ISP), says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
SYDNEY, 27 June 2022: New Australian emissions data shows that climate pollution increased in 2021, with a faster transition to renewables and the electrification of transport key to course correcting, Greenpeace Australia Pacific said.
The McGowan Government setting a strong emissions reduction target of 80% by 2030 for state government agencies is a welcome step in the state’s renewable energy transition, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
SYDNEY, June 22 2022 - News that Australia’s first community-owned electricity retailer Enova Energy has been forced into voluntary administration is a damning indictment of the greed of the coal and gas companies which are at the heart of the energy crisis that is hurting Australian households and businesses, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.
SYDNEY, June 10 2022 - News that AGL’s Loy Yang A coal-burning power station will be offline until September, on top of additional outages at its Bayswater and Liddell stations, shows the need for AGL to rapidly embrace renewable energy in order to reduce its climate pollution and help bring down prices for Australian households, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.