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David Ritter is the CEO of Greenpeace Australia Pacific.

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Company directors face crucial considerations on climate

Opinion

David Ritter, Tuesday, 7th September 2021 -  As an 18-year-old school striker vies for a place on AGL’s board, David Ritter reflects on the responsibilities that fall to board directors when it comes to the climate crisis and why they need to do more than just look to their peers.

‘Things could be so very different in this country of ours’

Opinion

David Ritter, Monday, 2nd August 2021 -  Given Australia’s natural renewable energy resources and the education and creativity of our people, we could be leaders in climate action, instead, the world has been left bewildered by the unwillingness of our politicians to act, writes David Ritter, CEO of Greenpeace Australia Pacific.

Keeping up appearances?

Opinion

David Ritter, Monday, 21st June 2021 -  Greenpeace Australia Pacific CEO David Ritter reflects on the outcome of AGL’s recent law-suit against the charity and the widespread media coverage it generated. 

Exposing Australia’s biggest climate polluter

Opinion

David Ritter, Tuesday, 11th May 2021 -  Planning to get around to doing something in 2048 is not “hard work” – it is obscene corporate laziness for which we will all suffer, writes Greenpeace CEO David Ritter in this article taking aim at the “empty words” coming from AGL.  

Becoming an agent of systems change

Opinion

David Ritter, Thursday, 25th March 2021 -  Shifting major institutions to using only clean electricity is a highly effective way of delivering systems change, writes David Ritter, who thanks all the technicians and decision-makers at the line up of massive Australian firms that are now making the switch.

Shifting our nation past the fossil fuel era

Opinion

David Ritter, Wednesday, 10th February 2021 -  The newly-launched Coal Impacts Index is an example of powerful teamwork from separate organisations acting together to achieve a common goal for the good of the country, writes David Ritter.  

When people work together we can achieve practically anything

Opinion

David Ritter, Thursday, 10th December 2020 -  The climate emergency is an urgent existential challenge. But Jess Scully’s new book, Glimpses of Utopia, reminds us the situation is redeemable, with the application of ideas that are already taking root, writes David Ritter.

Whatever happens in the US elections, the work ahead does not change

Opinion

David Ritter, Thursday, 5th November 2020 -  It is time to think about the most effective thing that each of us can do next, according to our capacity, power and ability to leave the world a better place, writes David Ritter.

So, what’s the plan, prime minister?

Opinion

David Ritter, Wednesday, 8th July 2020 -  David Ritter considers what Scott Morrison has in store for everyone who will be alive in 2040, and puts forward a vision of what the country could look like if we change course.

They have learned nothing and forgotten nothing

Opinion

David Ritter, Thursday, 28th May 2020 -  We must remember, writes David Ritter.

Democracy and COVID

Opinion

David Ritter, Thursday, 7th May 2020 -  We are seeing a sharp withering of vital features of our democratic system, which matters intensely to everyone who cares about the climate emergency and the ecological crisis, writes David Ritter.

A new world is being born

Opinion

David Ritter, Wednesday, 1st April 2020 -  In Australia, the politically, socially and economically unthinkable has become commonplace within a matter of days – and these changes will set the course for our future, writes David Ritter.
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