SYDNEY, March 17 2021 - With a coal-dominated energy grid, Australia will fail to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 but the target could be reached by 2040 if solar and wind power installations double.
Today’s announcement from Energy Australia that it will be closing the notorious Yallourn coal-burning power station in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley by mid- 2028 is the ‘death knell’ for Australia’s struggling coal industry, according to Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
MELBOURNE, Thursday 4th March 2021 - Some of the country’s biggest humanitarian and environmental organisations have called on diplomats and leaders around the world to reject Mathias Cormann’s bid for Secretary-General of the OECD in a joint letter released today.
Mars Australia has become one of Australia’s first companies to be powered with 100% renewable electricity, flicking the switch on a groundbreaking power purchase agreement with Victoria’s largest solar farm.
A report published today finding that iconic Australian ecosystems are in danger of collapse should serve as the starkest warning that we must address the climate crisis, said Greenpeace Australia Pacific CEO David Ritter.
New government data released today has revealed that energy giant AGL is Australia’s biggest domestic contributor to climate change, emitting a whopping 42.2 million tonnes of carbon emissions in the year 2019-2020.