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Russel Norman letter to SSC

Publication | March 16, 2018 at 8:59

Greenpeace has asked the State Services Commission to expand its investigation into the use of Thompson and Clark by a government agency to include Ministry for Business, Innovation & Employment, after OIA requests revealed the Ministry has also...

OIA Docs for Thompson and Clark MBIE Relationship

Publication | March 16, 2018 at 8:43

Multitudes of documents received under the Official Information Act reveal that the Ministry for Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) has had a close relationship with TCIL for more than four years, and has worked with them to protect the oil...

Open letter to Jacinda Ardern

Publication | March 9, 2018 at 7:47

A group of leading New Zealanders, including scientists, health professionals, unions, and the current New Zealand Poet Laureate, have launched an open letter urging Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to end oil and gas exploration.

Election 2017 ENGO Letter to political leadership

Publication | October 1, 2017 at 11:39

A ‘supergroup’ of New Zealand environmental organisations has sent an open letter to the leaders of key political party leaders as they prepare to negotiate a coalition for the next Government.

Indonesia’s fire crisis is a test of corporate commitment to forest protection

Publication | November 20, 2015 at 13:01

Forest and peatland destruction by ‘sustainable’ palm oil companies, including Fonterra supplier Wilmar, is fuelling forest fires in Borneo, a new investigation by Greenpeace International has revealed.

Energy Revolution 2015

Publication | September 20, 2015 at 11:00

This is the year when the fight against climate change could take a dramatic turn. The conference in Paris in December presents political and business leaders with the opportunity to take the critical decisions needed if we are to keep average...

The Statoil Greenwash Guide

Publication | August 20, 2015 at 14:47

In light of the climate crisis and the related criticism, Statoil has displayed remarkable expertise in brand management.

New Zealand Oil Spill Report

Publication | October 23, 2013 at 0:01

In April 2010, the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico highlighted the wide-scale impacts that can be caused by a catastrophic deep sea well failure.

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.

Arctic Sea Ice Minimum

Publication | August 27, 2012 at 13:17

Sea ice is frozen sea water that waxes and wanes in response to the cooling and warming of the Arctic throughout the year. The ice pack reaches its greatest extent at the end of the winter, during March, and its lowest point at the end of...

Save the Arctic Petition

Publication | August 3, 2012 at 10:09

Polar ice is vital for cooling the planet but the Arctic is warming faster than anywhere else on Earth. Without the ice, polar bears and other wildlife cannot survive. As the ice retreats, oil giants like Shell are moving in. An oil spill...

How Clean is Your Cloud?

Publication | April 18, 2012 at 2:00

How much energy is required to power the ever-expanding online world? What percentage of global greenhouse gas emissions is attributable to the IT sector? This report takes a look at the energy choices some of the largest and fastest growing IT...

Out Of Our Depth: Deep-sea oil exploration in New Zealand

Publication | December 11, 2011 at 14:08

- A sea change in government strategy - Safety concerns - The risks of deep-sea oil - Where is deep-sea oil exploration taking place in New Zealand? - International oil companies in the dock

The carbon cost of palm kernel expeller

Publication | December 4, 2011 at 6:40

Fonterra’s use of palm kernel expeller (PKE) could hide a large source of unaccounted climate emissions, making a significant contribution to the carbon footprint of its milk products - palm products are typically grown on cleared rainforest or...

IPS test results

Publication | August 25, 2011 at 9:00

IPS, which carried out the tests for Greenpeace on Cottonsoft products, is a heavyweight independent testing lab used by major companies in the international paper industry like Kimberly-Clark, SCA, International Paper and Procter & Gamble. The...

Save our beaches from oil disaster

Publication | March 23, 2011 at 16:21

Many of us watched dumbfounded as the oil-spill disaster in the US Gulf of Mexico unfolded in 2010. Amazingly, as the oil was gushing from BP’s well, Energy and Resources Minister Gerry Brownlee was issuing permits for deepwater exploration to be...

FACTSHEET: Climate Change

Publication | November 12, 2010 at 13:37

Climate change is Greenpeace’s number one global priority. It’s the greatest environmental threat that humanity has ever faced. Unchecked it will adversely affect human society and the world’s biodiversity on an unprecedented scale.

Greenpeace submission to the Government’s Draft Energy Strategy Consultation (NZES) 2010

Publication | September 2, 2010 at 17:33

By Carmen Gravatt On Behalf of Greenpeace Aotearoa New Zealand

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.

Caught Red-Handed: How Nestlé's Use of Palm Oil is Having a Devastating Impact on...

Publication | March 17, 2010 at 9:14

Nestlé is using palm oil from destroyed Indonesian rainforests and peatlands, in products like Kit Kat, pushing already endangered orang-utans to the brink of extinction and accelerating climate change. This report exposes how Nestlé is sourcing...

BRIEFING: Success or Failure in Copenhagen

Publication | December 7, 2009 at 9:46

New Zealand's Prime Minister, John Key, will now attend the UN climate talks in Copenhagen, and is relying on New Zealand's emissions trading scheme and a highly conditional 10-20% emissions reduction target to show New Zealand is doing its bit.

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...

The Fonterra Connection

Publication | August 22, 2009 at 20:22

Fonterra has introduced supplementary feeds such as imported palm-based animal feed which is changing dairying from pastoral to industrial. Palm-based animal feed imports have increased 2,700 fold since 1999. This is part of an overall trend...

Submission by Greenpeace New Zealand: on New Zealand’s target to propose at Bonn 3

Publication | July 31, 2009 at 0:00

There is a strong public mandate for the Government to adopt a strong target. To do less than New Zealand’s fair share will damage our international reputation and our clean green image. Accordingly, Greenpeace recommends that the Government...

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.

What's on the table at Bonn II

Publication | June 9, 2009 at 0:43

The second of a series of UN climate change negotiations to be held this year will begin in Bonn, Germany on 1 June. The negotiations will culminate in Copenhagen, Denmark in December, where governments must agree on a deal to save the climate.

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...

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...

MEDIA BRIEFING: UN CLIMATE TALKS - POZNAN December 1-13, 2008

Publication | November 27, 2008 at 20:41

NZ – a wolf in sheep’s clothing A large delegation will represent New Zealand at the UN Climate Talks in Poznan, Poland (December 1-13, 2008). These talks are a crucial next step on the road to Copenhagen (December 2009), where 190 nations will...

New Zealand Farming and Climate Change

Publication | October 22, 2008 at 0:00

Half of New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture. Yet there are ways to bring these emissions down without hurting farmers’ bottom lines.

Pushed to the Brink

Publication | August 27, 2008 at 0:00

It is a matter of serious concern that the oceans are being systematically degraded and are in decline. The most immediate and significant threat to the oceans is overfishing and destructive fishing practices like bottom trawling. But, global...

Greenpeace letter to Landcorp

Publication | April 8, 2008 at 4:23

Dear Mr Kelly Today, Greenpeace has replanted land at Tahorakuri Forest which Landcorp has converted from plantation forestry to industrial dairy, to start reversing the damage caused by Landcorp. In doing so we are demonstrating that the New...

Submission on Climate Change (Emissions Trading and Renewable Preference) Bill

Publication | April 7, 2008 at 0:00

A price on greenhouse gas emissions is one of a suite of tactics needed to tackle climate change. It creates an incentive for people to act in ways that minimise their greenhouse gas emissions and to make climate-friendly investments.

Q&A: New Zealand's 'Clean Green Image' under threat

Publication | April 7, 2008 at 0:00

Questions and Answers. Greenpeace revealed the extent of climate-damaging dairy conversion in New Zealand with an activity in the central North Island in which 30 volunteers replanted over 1000 trees on land cleared for dairy farming.

BRIEFING: New Zealand's 'Clean Green Image' under threat

Publication | April 7, 2008 at 0:00

The New Zealand Government’s expansion of industrial dairy increasing climate change. Greenpeace has revealed through the Governments own figures and through investigative photo and video documentation the true extent of the expansion of...

New Zealand’s growing contribution to climate change

Publication | March 25, 2008 at 0:00

Man-made climate change is real and happening fast. Experts say it’s the single biggest threat civilisation has ever faced, and the first time a single issue has spanned people, species, countries and continents in this way. While the...

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...

What is the IPCC

Publication | November 2, 2007 at 0:00

The UN's climate science advisory body, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007, for its "efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the...

IPCC: Synthesis Report briefing

Publication | November 2, 2007 at 0:00

The final meeting of the IPCC for 2007 as part of its Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) will be in Valencia, Spain, November 12-17. This briefing summarises the outcome of the first three meetings of the AR4 and outlines the importance of the final,...

Speech by Lo Sze Ping, Campaign Director, Greenpeace China – on behalf of Climate...

Publication | September 26, 2007 at 0:20

Lo Sze Ping speech to UN Thematic Plenary III – Technology "Innovating a climate-friendly world – the role of technology and its dissemination" New York, 24 September 2007

Greenpeace guide to Kyoto, Bali, APEC, the G8 and Major Emitters meeting

Publication | September 24, 2007 at 0:00

A guide to major political meetings of 2007 affecting governments' response to climate change. Covers: The Kyoto process and UNFCCC; Bali meeting; APEC; UN High Level meeting; and Bush's Big Emitters meeting.

Greenpeace Briefing: Tropical Deforestation and the Kyoto Protocol, Sept 07

Publication | September 24, 2007 at 0:00

The destruction of the world’s forests is one of the main causes of climate change, second only to the energy sector. Tropical forests contain up to 40 percent of the world's terrestrial carbon and play a powerful role in mitigating the growing...

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