For the third year in a row, the number of coal-fired power plants under development worldwide dropped steeply in 2018. Clean, renewable energy solutions like wind and solar continue to outpace outdated fossil fuels. Coal is on its way out.
Professor Tina Soliman Hunter, Professor of Petroleum Law and Director of Aberdeen University Centre for Energy Law, outlines the risks of Norwegian oil giant Equinor's plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight.
Nikola Casule, Head of Research and Investigations
We’ve uncovered the web of connections between the world’s biggest coal giants, industry groups, lobbyists and powerful media organisations that serves to halt action on climate change and stall the transition to clean energy.
Our new report shows that regulators plan to allow Equinor to respond to an oil spill in the Great Australian Bight by deploying a banned chemical cocktail that doesn’t work and is toxic to humans and marine life.
The destructive Narrabri fossil gas drilling proposal by Santos is one of the most controversial fossil fuel projects in Australia. Greenpeace contributed to the following submission to the Independent Planning Commission written by a group of experts convened by our friends at the Sydney Environment Institute.
Air pollution from Australia’s ageing and increasingly unreliable coal-burning power stations is responsible for 800 premature deaths, 14,000 asthma symptoms among children and 850 cases of low birth weight in newborns each year, according to a ground-breaking report by Greenpeace.