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Marsden B update - DOC Hearing set for 30-31 January

Feature story | January 10, 2007 at 0:00

The Department of Conservation (DOC) has set its hearing date to hear submissions on Mighty River's plans to put a dirty-great coal conveyor belt across conservation land.

New Zealand’s growing contribution to climate change

Publication | March 25, 2008 at 0:00

Man-made climate change is real and happening fast. Experts say it’s the single biggest threat civilisation has ever faced, and the first time a single issue has spanned people, species, countries and continents in this way. While the...

Greenpeace welcomes u-turn on mining as opportunity for Key to set new economic course

Press release | July 20, 2010 at 0:00

Greenpeace today welcomed the Government's about-face on Energy and Resources Minister Gerry Brownlee's plans to allow the mining of this country's most precious Schedule 4 protected public conservation lands. And Greenpeace congratulates the...

Dirty old coal has no place in a sustainable energy future

Publication | February 27, 2004 at 0:00

Despised and romanticised, inspirer of poetry and politics for generations men and women have eked out a hard living hauling coal from beneath the ground to be burned in the furnaces of industry and peoples homes.

The environmental impacts of coal

Publication | May 1, 2005 at 0:00

Coal is the dirtiest of all fuels. From mining to coal cleaning, from transportation to electricity generation to disposal, coal releases numerous toxic pollutants into the air, water and land. These disrupt ecosystems and endanger human health.

Greenpeace submission opposing Marsden B

Publication | February 28, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace NZ's submission opposing Might River Power's application to convert marsden B into a new coal fired power station.

Briquette plant a crime for which Fonterra and Government will share guilt

Press release | January 25, 2011 at 12:34

If Solid Energy’s newly announced briquette plant ever goes into production, it will be a crime of global significance, for which New Zealand’s biggest company, Fonterra, and the New Zealand Government, will be to blame.

After arrests Greenpeace calls for protest outside Fonterra headquarters

Press release | November 16, 2009 at 0:00

The four Greenpeace activists arrested today after closing down a Southland lignite coalmine say they succeeded in drawing attention to Fonterra’s expanding use of coal for milk processing. They labelled the burning of around 450,000 tonnes of...

Greenpeace activists shut down coal mine to highlight Fonterra climate crimes

Press release | November 16, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists have shut down a pit of a Southland lignite coalmine used by Fonterra to help fuel operations at its nearby Edendale dairy factory, labeling it another Fonterra climate crime.

Greenpeace occupies coal ship; calls for real action on climate change

Press release | March 25, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior has blocked a shipment of export coal from leaving the Port of Lyttelton.

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