• Biden Summit: Charities and churches call on Morrison to halve emissions by 2030

    15 April 2021

    SYDNEY, April 15 2021 - More than 10 environmental and humanitarian organisations including Greenpeace Australia Pacific, Oxfam Australia, the Pacific Climate Action Network, The Pacific Conference of Churches, and the Edmund Rice Centre have used a full-page newspaper ad and open letter to urge Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison to commit to halving emissions, ahead of US President Joe Biden’s climate summit next week.

  • Statement regarding latest science announcements

    15 April 2021

    SYDNEY, 15 April 2021 - With regards to recent media coverage surrounding the Paris Agreement targets of capping global warming at 1.5 degrees, Greenpeace Australia Pacific CEO David Ritter said:

  • After doubling down on dirty power, AGL CEO bites the coal dust

    22 April 2021

    SYDNEY, April 22 2021 - Following today's resignation of AGL CEO Brett Redman, who oversaw a loss-making expansion of the company's polluting coal fleet, Greenpeace Australia Pacific has urged AGL to follow the market and hasten its switch to renewable energy. [1]

  • Taylor’s coal plan is fossil fuel ideology gone mad

    30 April 2021

    MELBOURNE, 30 April 2021 - In response to Angus Taylor’s announcement that the Federal Government wants coal power stations to be paid for their capacity rather than their output, Greenpeace Australia pacific spokesperson Nelli Stevenson said that this is “fossil fuel ideology gone mad”.

  • New report: Net zero emissions impossible unless AGL ditches coal

    5 May 2021

    Australia will not be able to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions within a safe time frame unless AGL, Australia’s largest energy company, brings forward closure of its polluting coal assets, according to a new report released today by Greenpeace Australia Pacific.

  • UN report reveals methane climate danger, while Fed Govt throws cash at gas

    7 May 2021

    SYDNEY, May 7, 2021 - A major new UN report released today reveals the urgent need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from methane, while the Federal Government continues to throw millions at the gas industry in pursuit of a ‘gas led recovery’ which Greenpeace Australia Pacific warns is fuelling dangerous climate change. [1]