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Backdoor talks to keep coal powering NZ an absolute disgrace

Press release | January 25, 2016 at 13:01

The electricity companies conducting a behind-the-scenes fight to keep New Zealand’s last coal-fired power plant at Huntly alive are an “absolute disgrace”, says Greenpeace executive director Russel Norman.

Global renewable energy growth outstrips dirty alternatives

Press release | June 24, 2011 at 10:28

Auckland, June 24 2011: A new report by Greenpeace International shows that since the 1990s, installations of wind and solar grew faster than any other power plant technology [1]. Together with the rest of the global expansion of sources of...

Get a Use Me More Badge

Page | January 20, 2012 at 23:20

In South Africa, we have some of the best renewable energy resources in the world. Sadly, they have been largely overlooked by government. The Sun and Wind are practically begging to be used more!

Genesis “about to face the climate fight of 2016” following revelations it will keep...

Press release | April 28, 2016 at 10:40

This morning it’s been revealed that Genesis Energy will be keeping the coal burners on at New Zealand’s last coal-fired power station until at least 2022, despite promising to turn them off by 2018.

The Future is Here: New Jobs, New Prosperity and a New Clean Economy

Publication | February 11, 2013 at 4:00

The World is witnessing a historic, global shift in the way we power our homes our businesses and our economies. Climate change is here. How we respond is the only question that remains.

New Zealand Energy Sector Could Power Multi-Billion Dollar Economic Boost and Create...

Press release | February 11, 2013 at 6:53

New Zealand’s energy sector could give the economy a multi-billion dollar boost and create tens of thousands of new jobs, according to a report released today.

The Silent Energy [R]evolution

Publication | June 23, 2011 at 18:54

A new analysis of the global power plant market launched by Greenpeace International shows that since the 1990s, installations of wind and solar grew faster than any other power plant technology. In addition, renewable energy expanded rapidly, to...

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...

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.

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...

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.

Thank god that’s over; now back to the climate…

Press release | September 10, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace is calling on political parties to outline their future plans for tackling climate change, now the emissions trading scheme (ETS) has been passed into law.

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

Everyone’s a winner, except the fossil fuel industry

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | September 17, 2014

Overnight, while most of us were sleeping (and some of us were trying to soothe a teething baby) two new reports were released. One fills me with hope and the other with dismay. The first, a new report " Better Growth, Better Climate...

COP21: shows the end of fossil fuels is near, we must speed its coming

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | December 13, 2015

The wheel of climate action turns slowly, but in Paris it has turned. There’s much in this deal that frustrates and disappoints me, but it still puts the fossil fuel industry squarely on the wrong side of history. Parts of ...

Greenpeace report finds CCS is unproven, risky and expensive

Feature story | May 7, 2008 at 6:24

As the seventh annual Carbon Capture & Sequestration conference gets underway in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Greenpeace has launched 'False Hope' - a report critically examining the status and promise of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology.

The energy [r]evolution starts here

Feature story | January 25, 2007 at 0:00

Tackling dangerous climate change is the biggest challenge facing us all. Fortunately there is an answer to this challenge. Our report: 'energy [r]evolution', details how to halve global CO2 emissions by 2050, using existing technology and still...

Billions up in smoke

Feature story | May 21, 2009 at 6:09

Greenpeace beamed messages such as "Billions up in smoke" and "Time to Evolve" onto a cooling tower at Loy Yang A Power Station in Victoria's La Trobe Valley.

Facebook update: Renewable energy now

Feature story | February 21, 2010 at 19:51

Facebook recently announced it will build a massive data centre in Oregon, U.S., packed full of the latest energy efficient computers to serve the hundreds of millions of friends connecting on their near-addictive social networking website. But...

Greenpeace occupies proposed Philippine coal station site (Updated)

Feature story | June 16, 2008 at 1:28

Following the recent Target Climate tour of New Zealand Greenpeace activists from various countries along with crew from the Rainbow Warrior, and members of Responsible Ilonggos for Sustainable Energy (RISE) have established a "climate defenders...

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