Telecommunications giant Telstra has come out on top in a new ranking by Greenpeace Australia Pacific that reveals which Australian telcos, data centres and tech companies are streaming ahead in the race to renewables, and which are still on dial-up.
SYDNEY, Wednesday 16 June 2021 - In response to statements to be made about Greenpeace by Resources Minister Keith Pitt in his speech to the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association conference in Perth today, Greenpeace Australia Pacific CEO David Ritter said:
SYDNEY, June 28 2021 - The commitments of Australia’s main trading partners to net-zero emissions will “reduce demand for unabated fossil fuels”, Treasury’s 2021 Intergenerational report states - and yet, the Morrison Government has doubled down on fossil fuel commitments, putting Australia’s future prosperity at risk, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
The Federal Government’s renewed support for the fossil fuel industry will ultimately come at an enormous cost to Australia’s health, economy and security, according to world-leading climate scientist Michael E. Mann.
SYDNEY, 30 June 2021: AGL, Australia’s biggest corporate climate polluter, has today revealed details of its controversial demerger, which has been derided by Greenpeace Australia Pacific as “putting green lipstick on a pig”, pointing out that AGL will still source the bulk of its energy from its coal-burning assets to be held by “Accel Energy”.
SYDNEY, 16 July, 2021 - Santos and Murphy Oil have today announced they will abandon plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight, in what Greenpeace is calling a momentous win for people and planet.
SYDNEY, July 23 2021 - The World Heritage Committee’s failure to officially declare the Great Barrier Reef “in danger” is a missed opportunity to shine a light on the Australian Government’s neglect of a natural wonder that remains at great risk due to the impacts of climate change, according to Greenpeace.
SYDNEY, Aug 9 2021 - Current climate policies mean the world is on course for up to 3.9 degrees of heating, which would see a number of Pacific Island countries go under the ocean due to sea level rise, according to a new report released today by Greenpeace Australia Pacific.