Greenpeace Australia Pacific worked with US oil spill consultant and marine biologist, Professor Richard Steiner, the leading ecologist involved in the cleanup and monitoring of the Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska, to produce a report on the effects of a potential oil spill in the Great Australian Bight. While BP, Chevron, and Equinor have all exited the Bight following successful campaigns, this world renowned biodiversity hot spot is still at risk from oil and gas drilling and seismic testing.
With the Victorian state election on a knife-edge, Greenpeace Australia Pacific has commissioned modelling on the impact the energy policies of the Victorian Labor party, Liberal/National Coalition, and Greens would have on electricity prices and carbon emissions to 2025.
July 2017: Australia’s track record on protecting the Great Barrier Reef will again come under international scrutiny at the 41st meeting of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Krakow, Poland, on 2-12 July 2017.
This report highlights the role that Australia’s metallurgical coal exports have played in the increasing global use of blast furnace/basic oxygen furnace-based steel production, the most greenhouse gas emission intensive process to produce steel