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Kiwi businesses beat government in race to get rid of coal

Press release | August 6, 2015 at 11:57

The announcement by Genesis Energy that it will close its last two coal-burning electricity generators at Huntly Power Station serves to further expose the Key Government’s inability to act on climate change.

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.

Open Letter to Genesis Energy CEO

Press release | February 18, 2016 at 11:26

This morning Russel Norman, Greenpeace’s executive director, has demanded that ‘Genesis Energy must close Huntly’s coal-fired generators by 2018.’

Targets a good first step but Fonterra must reduce the dairy herd

Press release | November 14, 2017 at 16:42

Greenpeace have welcomed Fonterra’s pledge to substantially reduce climate emissions from agriculture, but say there is a “gaping hole” in the plan.

China coal data indicates consumption fell in 2014, shows peak coal achievable

Press release | January 27, 2015 at 11:48

Beijing, 26 January 2015 – For the first time this century, China’s coal consumption appears to have fallen in 2014, according to a new projection from China National Coal Association [1] and recent economic and energy related statistics. Coal...

Huntly must close in wake of world’s largest coal company filing for bankruptcy

Press release | April 14, 2016 at 14:24

The pressure is mounting for New Zealand’s last coal fired power-plant, Huntly, to close its two remaining coal units in the wake of news that the world’s largest private sector coal company has just filed for bankruptcy.

Genesis’ plan to keep coal burning until 2030 stuns

Press release | February 14, 2018 at 14:09

In a move that has stunned environmentalists, Genesis Energy has announced a plan to keep burning coal for power generation until 2030.

Fonterra urged to stop blowing its horn and instead just listen at World Dairy Summit

Press release | November 7, 2010 at 19:08

Greenpeace is urging Fonterra not to ignore the important discussions about the links between sustainability, climate change, and dairying that will be taking place at this week’s World Dairy Summit.

Activists shut down Queensland coal terminal

Press release | August 5, 2009 at 1:35

Activists from across the Pacific, including New Zealand, have shut down the Hay Point Coal Terminal in Queensland, Australia, to pressure leaders John Key and Kevin Rudd to do the right thing on climate change.

Carbon capture and storage a “scam” says new report

Press release | May 12, 2008 at 4:38

Big business and policy-makers must not succumb to the elusive promise of carbon capture and storage (CCS) to solve the climate crisis, says Greenpeace in a major new report (1).

Coal ship action ends in Lyttelton Harbour

Press release | March 25, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace says it's pleased to have highlighted the contribution New Zealand is making to climate change through a coal shipment action in the Port of Lyttelton today.

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...

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.

Activists arrested after blocking coal to Clandeboye for 10 hours

Press release | May 18, 2010 at 0:00

Police have arrested four Greenpeace activists at Fonterra’s Clandeboye dairy factory near Timaru, after they succeeded in blocking coal deliveries to the plant for nearly 10 hours.

Greenpeace blocks Fonterra coal use with clean solution

Press release | May 18, 2010 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists have blocked the coal depot of Fonterra’s Clandeboye factory near Timaru, using a truckload of alternative fuel, saying the company is damaging the climate by burning coal when cleaner solutions exist.

Update: Activists: we’ll stay until Fonterra accepts challenge

Press release | May 18, 2010 at 0:00

One of the four activists who are locked to equipment in the coal depot at Fonterra’s Clandeboye factory near Timaru says it’s now up to Fonterra to take action to protect the climate and New Zealand’s clean green brand by switching to cleaner...

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