SYDNEY, July 30, 2018 - Josh Frydenberg’s blatantly political attempt to calm growing opposition to the National Energy Guarantee (NEG), by asking the states to first vote on the policy’s mechanism before a second meeting on the emissions reduction target is a ploy that changes nothing and should be rejected by the states.
SYDNEY, July 24, 2018 - It’s more of the same from the do-nothing NEG with the Energy Security Board’s latest policy update entrenching climate change inaction, the hobbling of the renewables industry and higher electricity prices.
SYDNEY, July 20, 2018 - Malcolm Turnbull’s National Energy Guarantee (NEG) would raise electricity prices, do nothing to combat climate change and cripple the growing renewables industry, modelling by Reputex reveals.
SYDNEY, July 19, 2018 - With Malcolm Turnbull intent on sneaking through a policy that will cripple the thriving renewable energy industry and lock in dirty coal, Greenpeace is urging state energy ministers to reject the National Energy Guarantee (NEG).
SYDNEY, July 10, 2018 - Greenpeace Australia Pacific activists have installed a life-sized pipeline in the Sydney headquarters of multinational lender Citigroup to protest the organisation’s funding of controversial tar sands pipelines.
SUVA, July 7, 2018 - More than 50 Pacific Island Represent activists have staged a spectacular demonstration in the Fijian capital that saw black tee shirt-clad protesters swarm across shores and into the ocean to replicate an oil spill.
SYDNEY, July 6, 2018 - Dozens of Greenpeace activists have staged a peaceful protest at a Citibank branch in Sydney’s CBD, calling on the global lender to cut its ties with Canadian tar sands pipeline projects that threaten Indigenous rights, water and marine life.
Seoul, 14 June 2018 - Samsung Electronics officially announced today its plan to commit to 100% renewable energy in the United States, Europe and China by 2020. This major commitment - the first by an electronics manufacturing company in Asia - comes after months of campaigning and global protests calling on Samsung to urgently set a clear renewable energy goal for its own operations as well as its supply chain.
June 13, 2018: Author and Greenpeace Australia Pacific CEO, David Ritter, has launched a scathing attack on the Australian coal industry, highlighting the substance’s deadly consequences in a new book published this week.