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Reasons to Believe: Lightbulbs (with Susan Sarandon)

Blog entry by Nick | March 25, 2009

... or in NZ's case -- reason to hang our heads in shame! The Energy [R]evolution is Greenpeace's international plan to save the planet from catastrophic climate change. Susan Sarandon narrates the first of three 'Reasons to...

Greenpeace increases call for emission cuts

Press release | March 25, 2009 at 0:00

New Zealand must make deeper and faster cuts in its greenhouse gas emissions than previously thought, Greenpeace warned today, ahead of the first of the year’s global climate talks which begin in Bonn (1) over the weekend.

Greenpeace photographer Daniel Beltra wins another award

Blog entry by Phil | March 24, 2009

"We’re all in this together – I don’t believe there’s a left or right, or here or there… The human species is the only animal that we know that destroys – with conscience – their environment and we need to change that." - Daniel Beltra...

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...

No climate bail-out from European Summit

Feature story | March 22, 2009 at 21:02

EU governments may feel that they are world leaders on climate change, but they lag far behind the science and the growing world movement of people demanding serious action. European heads of state agreed to raise money for developing countries...

New research shows need for urgent climate action

Press release | March 18, 2009 at 19:32

Greenpeace says new research involving New Zealand scientists and published today in Nature magazine, must surely convince our government of the urgent need for climate action.

Google powermeter

Blog entry by Nick | March 18, 2009

Google have just announced an interesting new initiative - Google.org is soon to roll out free software which allows people to track their home electricity use and improve energy efficiency in a bid to help mitigate global warming. ...

Roads are like red rags to Holdens - build them and they will come

Blog entry by Lucy | March 17, 2009

...which makes the rationale for National’s just- announced road building bonanza ridiculous. National argues that building roads is better for the environment because if you build a new road/expand an existing road there will be less...

Obama and Lula need to bail out the Amazon

Feature story | March 15, 2009 at 20:57

Today President Obama will be meeting President Lula of Brazil for the first time and saving the economy will be at the top of their agenda. But they need to add a new item: Saving the Earth. Twenty percent of annual greenhouse gas emissions...

Climate consensus clear

Blog entry by Kathy | March 13, 2009

An important gathering of about 2,000 climate scientists has just wrapped up in Copenhagen. They’ve been meeting this week to talk through latest science, in order to have some concrete recommendations to give negotiators at the final...

340 activists call for global climate bail out in Brussels

Blog entry by Nick | March 11, 2009

More than 300 activists from 20 different countries are in Brussels this morning to take action and demand a financial commitment to tackling climate change. The activists have surrounded the building in Brussels where finance...

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.

Connecting climate change and economic recovery

Blog entry by bunny | March 10, 2009

In this video the economist Nicholas Stern discusses the 'economic downturn' and its effect on the climate change agenda. The economic slowdown has prompted some public and private leaders to question whether the...

Kneejerk espionage, news manipulation, legal threats and violence

Blog entry by Nick | March 10, 2009

The Ecologist Film Unit's second release documents how espionage, news manipulation, legal threats and even violence have become the knee-jerk response of Government and big business to the increasingly vocal concerns of environmental...

The Great MIY Badge Carbon Action Mystery Swap Adventure

Blog entry by Nick | March 9, 2009

MIY Badge The crafty folk over at World Sweet World recently asked "can brownie badges save the climate?" ... and their readers voted yes and selected the Op-shopper Extraordinaire , the Quick & Social Showerer, the Obsessive...

Greenpeace illustrates sea level rise in Brazil

Blog entry by Nick | March 9, 2009

Clean Coal Air Freshener

Blog entry by Nick | March 5, 2009

Now with a new and improved label! New Reality ad directed by the Academy-award winning Coen Brothers. In reality, there's no such thing as clean coal. Learn more. Join the campaign .

US protest postscript

Blog entry by Kathy | March 3, 2009

Stop Coal! More than 2,500 former coal miners, ministers, mothers, students, and climate activists, representing over 40 states from Arizona to Appalachia, successfully blocked all five entrances to the US Capitol's Power Plant for...

US climate protest goes live

Blog entry by Kathy | March 3, 2009

Crowd Scene It’s being called the biggest U.S. protest on climate change — hundreds of activists have gathered around the tiny coal-fired power plant in Washington that heats and cools the halls of power. The 99-year old facility that...

Rudd and Key -“Where the bloody hell are ya?”

Press release | March 1, 2009 at 19:56

Kevin Rudd and John Key must talk about solving climate change as part of the solution to the economic crisis, Greenpeace said today.

Job colour counts

Blog entry by Kathy | February 27, 2009

Don't flush our climate down the John “We will not gain anything today or in the months ahead if we become lost in hand-wringing and crystal-ball gazing about how bad things are or could be… What we do know is that we are in...

Jobs summit must reject sub-prime strategy

Press release | February 26, 2009 at 2:22

A priority of tomorrow’s job summit should be looking at how many New Zealanders will lose their jobs as a direct result of the Government’s rollback of climate change legislation, says Greenpeace.

India's light bulb phase out: setting a smart example

Feature story | February 25, 2009 at 23:42

How many light bulbs can 1 billion people change? About 400 million wasteful incandescent bulbs, in India’s case. Today, India has put in place a market mechanism that will phase out incandescent bulbs, making way for a cleaner energy future.

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...

Climate change bedfellows

Blog entry by Kathy | February 20, 2009

Greenpeace China US Ad This advertisement appears today in China's biggest daily newspaper, to coincide with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s visit to Beijing. The ad, and a series of other activities undertaken by Greenpeace...

Victory in Greece as the Quit Coal campaign moves to Indonesia

Feature story | February 12, 2009 at 23:53

Choking children, destroyed crops and a devastated fishing industry. That's the price the local community at Cilacap in Indonesia have had to pay since a coal-fired power plant was constructed in their town. Today 40 Greenpeace activists and...

RMA reforms major blow to brand

Press release | February 3, 2009 at 1:40

Weakening the Resource Management Act (RMA) deals a further blow to New Zealand’s clean green brand, says Greenpeace.

cattle-ranching-drives-deforestation

Feature story | February 1, 2009 at 19:45

At the World Social Forum in Belém in the heart of the Amazon we’ve released evidence confirming cattle ranching to be the biggest driver of Amazon deforestation. Greenpeace Brazil has produced a series of maps which show in greater detail than...

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...

Congo rainforest needs greater protection

Blog entry by Nick | January 27, 2009

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has recently completed a World Bank sponsored review of the logging industry with some positive results. Yet it has allowed an expansion of the industry to more than twice the...

Unclenching fists

Blog entry by Kathy | January 21, 2009

Mount Rushmore National Memorial near South Dakota in the United States, where the faces of former US presidents are set into stone. I cried brushing my teeth this morning, tears mingling with Colgate as I listened to Obama’s...

Save Happy Valley occupation celebrates third year

Blog entry by Nick | January 20, 2009

The Save Happy Valley group are celebrating the third anniversary of their occupation of the site threatened by Solid Energy's plans to strip mine the area. Supporters of the environmental group will tramp into the valley, north...

Emma Thompson gets personal

Blog entry by Kathy | January 19, 2009

Oscar winning actress Emma Thompson gets "incandescent with rage" over the UK government's plans to expand Heathrow Airport. ( Thompson joined Greenpeace to purchase a piece of land right in the middle of the area earmarked for the...

The airplot thickens

Blog entry by Kathy | January 15, 2009

British comedian Alistair McGowan stands at a plot of land in Sipson near Heathrow airport, site of the planned third runway project.©Jiri Rezac / GREENPEACE In a canny move, Greenpeace UK – along with Oscar winning actress Emma...

A Polar Rescue

Blog entry by Nick | December 18, 2008

The Rainbow Warrior carries out a dramatic rescue in the icy north ...

What's happened to our pride?

Blog entry by jacko | December 15, 2008

Postcards To Poznan Pride. For me it personifies what it means to be a Kiwi. Our country and New Zealanders are admired the world over. I've travelled overseas and everyone I meet likes and respects our nation. And every single person...

Glimmer of hope for Pacific tuna

Feature story | December 15, 2008 at 2:52

The final outcome of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission is too weak to stop overfishing of Pacific bigeye and yellowfin tuna. Pacific islanders are still at great risk from the collapse of this fishery. But the decision to close...

A note to John Key

Blog entry by Nick | December 9, 2008

Today's Dominion Post had a little post-it note attached ..

Toilet installation leaves National looking flushed

Blog entry by Jessica | December 9, 2008

Don’t Flush The Climate Down The John Proceedings for the 'Parliament's Speech from the Throne' began this morning with Greenpeace activists filling the Beehive front lawn with an ironic message the Government should remember. ...

Greenpeace deposited over 30 porcelain toilets on parliament grounds

Image | December 8, 2008 at 23:36

Greenpeace deposited over 30 porcelain toilets on parliament grounds. The activity coincides with Parliaments speech from the Throne and the 9th day of UN climate talks in Poznan, Poland. Greenpeace is calling on the NZ delegation currently at...

Greenpeace deposited over 30 porcelain toilets on parliament grounds

Image | December 8, 2008 at 23:35

Greenpeace deposited over 30 porcelain toilets on parliament grounds. The activity coincides with Parliaments speech from the Throne and the 9th day of UN climate talks in Poznan, Poland. Greenpeace is calling on the NZ delegation currently at...

Greenpeace deposited over 30 porcelain toilets on parliament grounds

Image | December 8, 2008 at 23:33

Greenpeace deposited over 30 porcelain toilets on parliament grounds. The activity coincides with Parliaments speech from the Throne and the 9th day of UN climate talks in Poznan, Poland. Greenpeace is calling on the NZ delegation currently at...

Poznan: The world is watching

Blog entry by Nick | December 8, 2008

Over the last couple of weeks, more than 13,000 of you uploaded photos to let the delegates at the UN meeting know that the World is Watching. We took your photos to Poznan and projected them in Plac Wolnosci for the Global Day of...

Greenpeace Climate Rescue Station reaches Poznan

Blog entry by Nick | December 8, 2008

Over the last couple of days - the Climate Rescue Station has been broken up and taken to Poznan. I'm just about the catch the train back to Amsterdam and things are pretty much wrapped up here in Konin - although the Polish team will...

Don't flush our climate down the John

Press release | December 8, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace deposited over 30 porcelain toilets on parliament grounds with a globe inside each one and the message: "don't flush our climate down the John".

The Pressure Builds On Poznan

Blog entry by Nick | December 4, 2008

As the climate negotiations in Poznan, Poland get under way, Greenpeace activists from the Climate Rescue Station settled in for another the night at the top of a coal stack and the intensity of action around the world has stepped...

The Big Ask

Blog entry by Nick | December 3, 2008

Here's a great video from Friends of the Earth that really hits the nail on the head...although the men in suits here have started wearing yellow jackets. Check out The Big Ask

Greenpeace occupies Polish coal plant during UN talks

Press release | December 2, 2008 at 20:13

Early this morning, 11 Greenpeace activists scaled a 150-metre high chimney at the Pątnów power plant in Poland to hang a banner reading "Quit coal, save the climate".

John don't be a Rodney

Blog entry by Nick | December 2, 2008

Here's an interesting little campaign that's sprung up in response to the new National Government's back peddling on climate change -- Don't Be A Rodney, John Key This is from the website: The world is watching. On Tuesday 18...

So special

Blog entry by Kathy | December 2, 2008

The writing is on the blackboard At his inaugural post-Cabinet press conference , Prime Minister John Key confirmed the worst; that New Zealand will plead special treatment at this week's UN climate talks in Poznan, Poland, and try...

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