MELBOURNE, Nov 21, 2018 - With the polls narrowing as Victorians prepare to cast their ballots in this weekend’s state election, renewable energy has emerged as a key battleground with the victor likely to be a party with strong clean energy policies.
November 20, 2018: The fishing and tourism industries of coastal communities from South Australia to Victoria’s Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island and iconic Bondi Beach in Sydney would be crippled for decades should a worst-case oil disaster occur costing the economy as much as $118 billion AUD.
Majuro, Marshall Islands, 17 November 2018 - More than 100 Marshallese activists have rallied off the coast of the nation’s capital, demanding that leaders of developed nations dramatically upscale their plans to limit global warming.
November 14, 2018: Secret documents created by Norwegian oil driller Equinor and leaked to Greenpeace Australia Pacific paint a horrifying new picture of a potential Great Australian Bight oil spill that could reach as far north as Port Macquarie and coat Sydney beaches such as Bondi, Manly, and Cronulla with oil.
SYDNEY, Nov 12, 2019 - Victorian Opposition Leader Matthew Guy’s proposal to prop up dying industries that business won’t is a symptom of the fossil fuel fetishisation and climate change denial that plagues the Coalition at state and federal level.
November 8, 2018: Greenpeace Australia Pacific (Greenpeace) today welcomed the Victorian Government’s announcement that it will move to set a 2030 Victorian Renewable Energy Target (VRET) of 50%, and the government’s announcement they will invest $82m over 10 years to provide an additional 50,000 rebates on solar panels for Victorian renters.
November 5, 2018: A more than two year legal battle by Greenpeace Australia Pacific has revealed oil company documents demonstrating that a Great Australian Bight oil spill could be double the size of the Deepwater Horizon disaster and that safety equipment would be unusable more than a third of the year.
SYDNEY, 29 October, 2018 - Groundbreaking analysis of new satellite data reveals the world’s largest NO2 air pollution hotspots across six continents in the most detail to date, and points the finger at coal and transport as the two principle sources of emissions.