SYDNEY, Aug 30 2022: Gas company Woodside’s temporary profit high is underscored by mounting climate risk, as environmental and market pressure grows around the company’s controversial Burrup Hub gas project, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
SYDNEY, Aug 24 2022 - Woodside has broken ground on a second LNG train at its Pluto gas processing facility on the Burrup Peninsula in Western Australia but the company’s plans are far from on track, with Woodside facing two legal challenges and still lacking crucial environmental approvals, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.
Energy and Climate Change Minister Chris Bowen’s announcement today committing to developing Australia’s first National Electric Vehicle Strategy has been welcomed by Greenpeace Australia Pacific as a plan to get Australia’s clean transport transition out of the slow lane - and acceleration is needed.
SYDNEY, Aug 18 2022 - Overnight Greenpeace activists in Dusseldorf protested against German energy giant Uniper’s plans to buy gas from Woodside Energy’s controversial Scarborough project in Western Australia.
SYDNEY, Aug 12 2022 - Greenpeace activists at the German port of Brake have blocked a ship carrying pipelines slated to be delivered to Western Australia for use in Woodside Energy’s Scarborough offshore gas project and painted the words “no new gas” on the side of the vessel.
SYDNEY, Aug 4 2022 - The lower house passage of Labor’s climate bill marks an early win for climate action but must be accompanied by a commitment to ruling out any new coal and gas projects, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.
Labor’s Climate Bill, to be debated in Parliament today, is a starting point but must build in capacity for much stronger emissions reduction efforts to ensure a safer climate future, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
SYDNEY, July 21, 2022 - Greenpeace Australia Pacific is appealing the Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) decision to extend the life of Woodside North West Shelf gas processing facility on the grounds that the EPA has failed to properly consider the climate and environment impacts of extending the gas facility for a further 50 years. Western Australia’s Environment Minister, Reece Whitby, should review the EPA’s recommendation to approve the project that threatens to blow Australia’s carbon budget, environmental groups say.