The Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has recommended approval of gas giant Woodside’s North West Shelf Project’s operation all the way through to the 2070s, which Greenpeace Australia Pacific warns will blow Australia’s emissions budget.
SYDNEY, June 30 2022 - The path to Australia’s clean energy future is clear and it’s time to grasp the opportunity as the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) releases its 2022 Integrated System Plan (ISP), says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
SYDNEY, 27 June 2022: New Australian emissions data shows that climate pollution increased in 2021, with a faster transition to renewables and the electrification of transport key to course correcting, Greenpeace Australia Pacific said.
The McGowan Government setting a strong emissions reduction target of 80% by 2030 for state government agencies is a welcome step in the state’s renewable energy transition, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
SYDNEY, June 22 2022 - News that Australia’s first community-owned electricity retailer Enova Energy has been forced into voluntary administration is a damning indictment of the greed of the coal and gas companies which are at the heart of the energy crisis that is hurting Australian households and businesses, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.
SYDNEY, June 10 2022 - News that AGL’s Loy Yang A coal-burning power station will be offline until September, on top of additional outages at its Bayswater and Liddell stations, shows the need for AGL to rapidly embrace renewable energy in order to reduce its climate pollution and help bring down prices for Australian households, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.
8 June 2022: The greed of the Australian gas industry and its desire to turn vast profits on the export market has manufactured an artificial “energy crisis” that is hurting Australians, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
Energy giant AGL, Australia’s biggest climate polluter, has ditched its planned demerger, which Greenpeace Australia Pacific has labelled “one of the most bungled and misguided attempts at a corporate restructure in Australian history.”
Greenpeace Australia Pacific has declared the Morrison Government’s decisive loss in the polls is “the only time you’ll ever see us celebrating an extinction event”, adding that Australians have voted for the climate in giving the Coalition the boot.