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The contest over who will be the next chair of the Kyoto negotiations is still undecided

Blog entry by Geoff Keey | June 2, 2010

In the opening plenary of the Kyoto Protocol negotiations this morning (the big meeting at the start where countries agree to the agenda for the negotiations and make their opening statements), the current chair Ambassador John Ashe...

Brownlee and oil – relics of a dying age

Blog entry by sboxer | June 2, 2010

In the film Amazing Grace  set in the 19th century there is a scene where the British Parliament is debating the end of slavery. Members of that Parliament argue that the end of slavery would have massive economic impacts that would...

Corridor gossip – New Zealand fails to back pacific neighbours again?

Blog entry by Geoff Keey | June 3, 2010

Late this afternoon I overheard a rumour. Apparently the Alliance of Small Island States had a proposal for some work looking at how to achieve the 1.5 degree target that they are promoting. It's the target that science shows...

What the LULUCF?

Blog entry by Phil | June 4, 2010

New Zealand's strategy at the climate change negotiations may be running into a bit of trouble. To understand why, I need to explain New Zealand's strategy which pretends to tackle climate change. Basically, whatever our...

South Africa doesn’t rate New Zealand’s Super 14 chances

Blog entry by Phil | June 5, 2010

I never expected to hear about rugby at the climate change talks but today’s session of the Kyoto Protocol negotiations was sporting in a number of ways. The session started ordinarily enough. The European Union and Russia started...

Energy [R]evolution Report FAQ

Publication | June 7, 2010 at 0:00

Frequently Asked Questions for the Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable World Energy Outlook Report

AT A GLANCE: Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable World Energy Outlook

Publication | June 7, 2010 at 0:00

A global energy scenario paints a picture of our common future – the picture depicts how the future could unfold. Energy scenarios send important messages on alternative futures to decision makers in political, financial, industrial sectors as...

Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable World Energy Outlook

Publication | June 7, 2010 at 0:00

A global energy scenario paints a picture of our common future – the picture depicts how the future could unfold. Energy scenarios send important messages on alternative futures to decision makers in political, financial, industrial sectors as...

BRIEF: Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable World Energy Outlook

Publication | June 7, 2010 at 0:00

A sustainable world energy outlook - a blueprint for a global renewable energy future.

The Energy [R]evolution

Feature story | June 8, 2010 at 0:00

The Energy [R]evolution demonstrates how the world can get from where we are now, to where we need to be in terms of phasing out fossil fuels, cutting CO2 while ensuring energy security. This includes illustrating how the world’s carbon emissions...

Greenpeace global energy blueprint shows alternative vision

Press release | June 8, 2010 at 0:00

Governments investing in a greener future have the potential to massively cut global carbon emissions and create millions of jobs but New Zealand risks missing this opportunity, says Greenpeace.

Bouquet for backing vulnerable countries on adaptation

Blog entry by Phil | June 8, 2010

New Zealand gets a bouquet today for actions taken at the end of last week. There’s an ongoing problem in the negotiations on adaptation. Saudi Arabia persistently argues that it should get access to adaptation money because tackling...

Yvo's favourite things

Blog entry by Phil | June 8, 2010

One of the most significant and colourful figures at the UN climate talks is leaving. This round of Bonn negotiations is the last round for the Yvo de Boer, Executive Secretary of the Secretariat to the United Nations Convention on...

The Energy [R]evolution

Blog entry by nick | June 8, 2010

We have had a vision! The Energy [R]evolution demonstrates how the world can get from where we are now, to where we need to be in terms of phasing out fossil fuels, cutting CO2 while ensuring energy security. This includes...

Drama at climate talks – NZ agriculture plans in the balance

Blog entry by Phil | June 10, 2010

I’m currently sitting in one of the main meeting rooms at the climate change negotiations in Bonn while a major drama is unfolding – one that will determine the fate of New Zealand’s agriculture proposal in these talks. Two days ago...

Negotiation snakes and ladders

Blog entry by Phil | June 10, 2010

One of New Zealand's senior negotiators Helen Plume has reported back on behalf of the negotiators (it seems she got the short straw and chaired the attempt to get consensus) to report there was no consensus. So that means both the...

A Greenpeace activist in India talks about going to jail for the climate

Blog entry by nick | June 10, 2010

Six Greenpeace activists in India did something took action at a coal-power plant in 2007. They were arrested and thrown into jail. This is the story of one of those activists.

PETITION: Sign the deep water oil drilling in NZ waters

Blog entry by nick | June 10, 2010

Imagine if the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster happened in NZ waters. It would stretch from Wellington to Christchurch and would devastate our coastline and fisheries for decades. This is now a very real risk as the...

Energy [R]evolution iPhone App

Blog entry by nick | June 11, 2010

A bright green future in your pocket. Greenpeace's Energy [R]evolution report provides a practical blueprint for the world’s renewable energy future. Through this app you can find out the essentials of how the world can get from where...

New Zealand climate change ambassador elected to vice-chair of Kyoto Protocol...

Press release | June 12, 2010 at 0:00

Greenpeace New Zealand congratulates New Zealand’s Climate Change ambassador Adrian Macey on his election to vice-chair of the Kyoto Protocol negotiations.

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