Topic archives: Greenpeace

Asking foxes what they think of henhouse security

May 17, 2016 7

The Minerals Council of Australia, shockingly, wants to hamstring environmental groups.

Media briefs: refugee-hater to the <em>Mail</em> … meet Zoe … prayer and passion …

Media briefs: refugee-hater to the Mail … meet Zoe … prayer and passion …

September 25, 2015 1

The Pope touches down in Washington, D.C. And other media tidbits of the day.

Clive’s burn book

Clive’s burn book

November 25, 2014 11

After Tasmanian Senator Jacqui Lambie cut ties with the Palmer United Party, Clive had a few choice words about her. Crikey intern Diana Hodgetts compiles Clive's sickest burns.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

July 30, 2014 4

Asylum seeker planes blocked from view ... cyber attacks on the AFP ... online dating tips at the Sydney Institute ...

Coal India, under a haze of scrutiny, eyes Australian miners

Coal India, under a haze of scrutiny, eyes Australian miners

October 4, 2013 2

A company called Coal India Limited is eyeing off $4 billion of assets in Australia. So who are they, and should we be worried about the purchase? Journalist Karl Mathiesen investigates.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

May 17, 2013 1

Nepotism in court? ... SBS may halve World News Australia ... John Farnham health check comes up fine ...

It’s the sharks John West reject that make John West look bad

It’s the sharks John West reject that make John West look bad

November 15, 2012 2

John West isn't sure what to do about the sharks on its roof and the spoof ads online. It shows corporates fight a new challenge online, writes Greenpeace Australia CEO David Ritter.

Internet land-grab challenged by NGOs, net gurus

November 12, 2012 1

An unusual coalition has launched a campaign against the increasingly aggressive push to use the International Telecommunications Union to regulate the internet.

Social media hoaxes the new weapon in green activism

Social media hoaxes the new weapon in green activism

July 18, 2012 17

A series of clever hoaxes has plagued oil giant Shell, as environmentalists trial new ways of getting their messages out.

Conspiracy theories are fun. Thanks, Clive Palmer

March 21, 2012 9

Let's focus on the hypocrisy of a man who once listed "litigation" as a hobby in his Who's Who profile.

When one person’s vandalism is another’s sound corporate practice

March 6, 2012 14

A proposal to use normal corporate practices against the coal mining industry has apparently outraged conservative media outlets.

The GM food debate is nonsense

August 3, 2011 3

Crikey readers have their say.

Greenpeace and the agri-politics of GM wheat

July 18, 2011 20

Greenpeace's destruction of a GM wheat trial was less about denialism about GM as the disastrous economic potential of contamination.

Low-key McKinsey can’t see the (rain)forest for the trees

May 25, 2011

Global consultancy giant McKinsey’s response to serious allegations made by Greenpeace and the Rainforest Foundation reported in Crikey last month has so far been conspicuously low key, writes campaigner and commentator David Ritter.

Leaked: 30,000 BP oil spill memos, emails and transcripts

Leaked: 30,000 BP oil spill memos, emails and transcripts

April 20, 2011 8

Greenpeace has obtained some 30,000 memos, emails and transcripts which document last year's disastrous BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Here's what Tom Cowie and Amber Jamieson pulled out of the WikiLeaks-style document dump.

Cancun Calling: couple of all-nighters in final countdown

Cancun Calling: couple of all-nighters in final countdown

December 9, 2010 1

The parties have until Friday morning to agree on negotiations. Experienced negotiators say there is a fat chance of that, writes Giles Parkinson of Climate Spectator, from Cancun, Mexico.

Can we bank on business to take the environmental lead?

October 20, 2010 1

The Greenpeace campaign against ANZ raises an interesting question: Is there a responsibility on bankers to become society’s police when politicians fail to act? asks Climate Spectator's Giles Parkinson.

The ‘unintentional’ reason why Australian babies consume GM food

September 29, 2010 7

The reason why Australian kids eat GM food without their parents knowing it goes back to a decision by the Howard government in 2000, and the apparent impossibility of guaranteeing GM-free food sources.

GM seed for Australian wheat: great initiative or costly experiment?

September 17, 2010 11

Australian wheat farmers may soon have no choice but to grow genetically modified seed, say anti-GM campaigners concerned by wheat giant Monsanto's move into the local industry. And while industry group WA Farmers welcome the move, they also acknowledge that there must be some kind of guarantee that the "interests of Australia’s growers are going to be taken into account."

Greenpeace: The billionaires behind the climate denial industry

March 31, 2010

Greenpeace has released an extensive expose on oil industry kingpins David and Charles Koch, who it says have quietly pumped $50 million into "climate-denial front groups".