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Hundreds of Greenpeace activists block easy way out for EU money men on climate change

Feature story | March 11, 2009 at 0:00

Three hundred and forty Greenpeace activists were arrested as they took their demand to "Bail out the Planet" to European Union finance ministers in Brussels.

Sands of time push for leadership on climate crisis

Feature story | February 22, 2009 at 0:00

In advance of Hillary Clinton's arrival in Beijing, we delivered an open letter, together with a giant hourglass, calling for immediate cooperation and leadership between the US and China to stop global warming. The hourglass, inscribed with...

Join the plot to stop airport expansion

Feature story | January 29, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace UK has bought a piece of land right in the middle of the area now doomed by the expansion of Heathrow Airport near London. The UK government has given the go ahead to a new runway and airport terminal, which poses a serious threat to...

Cimate Rescue Station launched in Poland

Feature story | November 15, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace has set up a Climate Rescue Station on the edge of a vast open pit coal mine in Konin, Poland. The Rescue Station is a four storey tall planet earth and will be used as a platform to tell the world that we can save the climate, but...

Mine workers attack peaceful Greenpeace protest

Feature story | November 25, 2008 at 0:00

Peaceful protesters from the Greenpeace Climate Rescue Station were attacked by mine workers when they entered the vast Jóźwin IIB open pit mine. As the activists prepared to paint a huge "Stop" sign next to a giant excavator they were assaulted...

Rainbow Warrior impounded by Dutch police

Feature story | November 17, 2008 at 0:00

The Rainbow Warrior has been impounded and the captain arrested after it was boarded by the police three times over the weekend. The ship was part of a protest against the new coal fired power station that E.ON is building next to their existing...

America returns

Feature story | November 5, 2008 at 0:00

History was made yesterday in more ways than one. In tough economic times, US voters backed a candidate who favours big action on climate and energy.

Rainbow Warrior raises a reaction for the climate in Israel

Feature story | September 10, 2008 at 0:00

The Israeli police, supported by the navy, arrested the captain of the Rainbow Warrior - together with 14 Greenpeace activists, the photographer and the videographer - for passing on the message to "Quit Coal". Activists had been painting the...

Greenpeace activists in the dock: Experts take ‘the stand’ on climate change

Feature story | September 7, 2008 at 0:00

As expert witnesses go, they don’t come any better than Professor James Hansen, one of the world’s leading climate scientists and Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. On Wednesday, he was called to give evidence before a UK...

The Swanbank B occupation

Feature story | July 14, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists in Australia have occupied one of Queensland's oldest and dirtiest coal-fired power stations for two days and 33 hours. The activists left behind a message for government leaders, painted on the side of a smoke stack – "Go...

Activists block Fonterra coal use with delivery of cleaner fuel

Feature story | May 18, 2010 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists block the fuel depot of Fonterra's Clandeboye factory in Canterbury, drawing attention to how the company is damaging the climate by choosing to burn coal when cleaner alternatives exist. Another Fonterra Climate Crime.

Exposing the dirty money behind fake climate science

Feature story | March 31, 2010 at 4:18

Billionaire tycoon David Koch likes to joke that Koch Industries is, “The biggest company you’ve never heard of”. But the nearly US$50 million that he and his brother Charles quietly funneled to front groups which deny that climate change is a...

No Scandal behind these gates

Feature story | February 7, 2010 at 20:41

Since December there has been a glut of stories challenging the science of climate change as represented by the IPCC. Should we be concerned? Only about climate change.

Copenhagen a cop-out

Feature story | December 19, 2009 at 7:54

Two years has passed since world leaders promised all of us a deal to stop climate change. After two weeks of UN negotiations, politicians breezed in, had dinner with the Queen, a three hour lunch, took some photos and then delivered what could...

An open letter to Barack Obama

Feature story | December 16, 2009 at 19:14

Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International, writes to Barack Obama on the eve of his departure for Copenhagen for the COP15 climate talks.

Messages to, from the future

Feature story | December 16, 2009 at 0:00

Over the past month, thousands of people have posted messages to our Love Letters to the Future web site. They have voted for each other's love letters and shared their favourites with friends on Facebook.

Copenhagen climate negotiations kick off

Feature story | December 7, 2009 at 0:00

The countdown is over and the time for excuses has run out. More than 15,000 delegates from around the world have gathered in Copenhagen for the most important meeting of our time. Next week, they will be joined by over 100 heads of state,...

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...

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...

Five coal plants occupied by climate activists during G8 Summit

Feature story | July 13, 2009 at 3:01

As the G8 limps into its second day our activists have scaled a fifth Italian coal-fired power station, again demanding climate leadership and action from the G8 heads of state.

Greenpeace urges the G8 to 'heal the world'

Feature story | July 8, 2009 at 0:00

Early this morning, over 100 Greenpeace activists from 15 countries occupied four coal-fired power stations across Italy, demanding that the G8 Heads of State meeting in L'Aquila take decisive leadership on climate change.

Swimming towards a coal ship

Feature story | June 22, 2009 at 0:00

After a 19 hour stand-off the climbing team on the mast of the E.on coal ship have been served an injunction and are now coming down.

100 days to save the climate

Feature story | August 29, 2009 at 0:00

There are 100 days remaining until the UN Climate Summit in Copenhagen, where urgent action is needed by world leaders in order to save our climate.

Hardhitting ETS report kicks off Rainbow Warrior tour of New Zealand

Feature story | March 4, 2008 at 0:00

On board the Rainbow Warrior this morning we marked the start of a six week 'Target Climate Change' tour of New Zealand with the release of a hard hitting report into the Government's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). We've said in the past that...

Day of action on climate change

Feature story | December 11, 2007 at 23:46

As negotiators from 190 governments complete the first of two weeks of discussions on climate change, in Bali, people around the world took to the streets for a Global Day of Action, to raise their voices about the need for urgent action to avert...

Generation C

Feature story | December 6, 2007 at 1:21

According to conventional wisdom (oh all right the tabloid press to be more precise) all teenagers ever think about are themselves. So it may come as a surprise that a global survey of almost 50,000 teens released today reveals that they have...

October 2007 - big month for Greenpeace and the environment

Feature story | November 2, 2007 at 0:00

It's been a busy month for climate change in New Zealand. The Government, which for some time has been firmly aboard the climate change bandwagon, finally showed an interest in solving the problem. Minister for Climate Change David Parker...

Govt emissions trading scheme falls short

Feature story | September 20, 2007 at 0:00

There is no doubt that climate change is a big problem that requires bold action from all of us. The Government's announcement of an emissions trading scheme intended to tackle climate change is a good thing, but unfortunately it falls well short...

All sizzle and no sausage

Feature story | August 15, 2007 at 0:00

In recent months, our politicians have been falling over each other to show they care about climate change. Prime Minister Helen Clark heralds a "carbon neutral" future for the country, while National Party leader John Key chants his '50 by 50'...

More heavy rain, predicted

Feature story | July 27, 2007 at 4:43

Computer models of how our world will react to climate change have long predicted extreme and shifting weather patterns. More heavy rains in some areas, crippling drought in others. A new study, published this week in the journal Nature,...

The Only Planet Guide

Feature story | July 6, 2007 at 0:39

This is a big week for the climate. According to the Live Earth website, about 2 billion people are going to watch Al Gore's concerts this weekend. That's awe inspiring but after the show, millions, even hundreds of millions, are going to be...

Himalayan glacial melt

Feature story | June 6, 2007 at 0:11

Glaciers in the Himalayas provide the water source for one-sixth of humanity. Now that water source is threatened by climate change. As the temperature rises, these reservoirs of ice disappear. Guanli Wang, a journalist with China S&T, reports...

Weather of Mass Destruction

Feature story | April 19, 2007 at 0:35

WMD are a constant topic on the agenda of the United Nations, but now the Security Council members will have to ask, "Which W is it: weather or weapons?"

Huntly a climate killer

Feature story | February 26, 2007 at 0:00

At the break of dawn this morning the Greenpeace climate rescue team took action against one of the biggest climate polluters in New Zealand - the Huntly coal-fired power station. Greenpeace activists entered the Huntly site at dawn and are now...

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...

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.

Climate rescue radio atop Marsden B

Feature story | November 4, 2006 at 0:00

UPDATE: Due to relentless campaigning by lots of different people, Mighty River Power's Marsden B coal fired power station proposal was abandoned in March 2007.

Winning on climate change - tipping the scales

Feature story | September 14, 2005 at 0:00

Burning fossil fuels like petrol, coal and gas produces greenhouse gases which, cause global warming which, in turn, leads to climate change. This is the concensus of the global scientific community.

Some progress made at international climate talks

Feature story | November 18, 2006 at 0:00

After two weeks of talks, ministers attending the UN Climate Change Conference in Nairobi have acknowledged for the first time that global CO2 emissions must be cut by more than 50 percent to avoid dangerous climate change.

Letter to heads of state from Kumi Naidoo

Publication | November 29, 2009 at 23:04

The International Executive Director of Greenpeace International wrote personally to Prime Minister John Key, urging him to attend the UN climate talks in Copenhagen.

FACTSHEET: Fonterra and Climate Change

Publication | November 16, 2009 at 21:31

A factsheet outlining Fonterra's climate crimes including the use and importation of palm Kernel (PKE) animal feed and its impact on Indonesian rainforest, intensification and fertiliser use, burning coal and domestic deforestation, and the risk...

Better Times

Publication | June 10, 2009 at 0:00

News and views on farming methods that are better for the pocket and planet. Produced by Greenpeace New Zealand, in support of our land and our environment.

The Changing Face of NZ Farming

Publication | June 9, 2009 at 0:00

Over time, New Zealand’s dairy sector has shifted from traditional and less intensive pasture farming to a more intensive model. This is having a huge impact on the environment, rapidly increasing greenhouse gas emissions, eroding the clean and...

Greenpeace demands for copenhagen

Publication | March 24, 2009 at 0:00

As the reality of climate change continues to outstrip research findings, it is becoming clear that reaching the 'tipping point' is a far more immediate threat than we imagined and the window of opportunity for avoiding runaway climate change...

The Changing Face of NZ Farming

Publication | June 9, 2009 at 0:00

Over time, New Zealand’s dairy sector has shifted from traditional and less intensive pasture farming to a more intensive model. This is having a huge impact on the environment, rapidly increasing greenhouse gas emissions, eroding the clean and...

New Zealand's expanding carbon footprint

Publication | March 4, 2008 at 0:00

Analysis of New Zealand’s Emissions Trading Scheme; major flaws and barriers to emission cuts.

Greenpeace briefing: Bali, the process and the key players

Publication | December 2, 2007 at 20:23

What does Greenpeace expect out of the Bali meeting? What will be the big issues on the table? Who are the main players? What about the big developing countries? Don’t they have to do more? So why won’t voluntary agreements work?

Greenpeace briefing: Kyoto and the Bali Mandate: what the world needs to do to combat...

Publication | November 22, 2007 at 0:00

As the next international meeting on the Kyoto Protocol approaches (Bali, December 3-14, 2007), this briefing sets out Greenpeace's detailed demands on what Governments need to agree - in order to keep global temperatures below two degrees...

Greenpeace Briefing: China - taking action on climate change

Publication | September 24, 2007 at 0:00

What China is doing in response to climate change?

Future Investment - Energy

Publication | August 1, 2007 at 23:30

This report shows that investment in renewables pays off quite quickly due to massive savings in fuel costs. In fact, a 'business as usual' mix in the world global power generation sector would result in 10 times higher fuel costs, when compared...

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