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We will win – despite Trump

Blog entry by Jennifer Morgan | November 21, 2016

I am hopeful and determined today. The first ever truly global agreement to fight climate change, the Paris Agreement, is having its first ever formal meeting. I have been working towards this moment for decades. This is no normal...

John Key is the last man standing as another oil rat prepares to jump ship

Blog entry by Sophie Schroder | August 23, 2016

The revelation that Shell has advised its investment bank to offload its $1 billion New Zealand portfolio is another big nail in the coffin of the Government’s petroleum agenda. The Prime Minister has been jumping up and down for...

How India’s capital switched on the sun

Blog entry by Ruhie Kumar and Madhulika Varma | June 13, 2016

Today in Delhi we are celebrating something big! Usually in May and June Delhiites complain of scorching heat and how we are cursed with bad weather, water shortages and power blackouts. The same is true for other big crowded metro...

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.

5 reasons why the world needs a moratorium on new coal mines

Blog entry by Leanne Minshull | April 21, 2016

Only four months ago, the world recognised the need to limit global temperature rises to 1.5 degrees C. The Paris climate agreement signalled the end of the era of fossil fuels, particularly coal, the dirtiest source of power. But...

Coal is not LOL: 10 Reasons to Shut Huntly Coal

Blog entry by Kamal Sunker | March 23, 2016

New Zealand’s last remaining coal fired power station, Huntly, was due to be shut in 2018. But after colluding with other power companies in closed-door meetings, Huntly’s owner, Genesis Energy, is reconsidering those plans. We say...

Solar is changing lives in Brazil. Here’s how.

Blog entry by Rebecca Field | February 9, 2016

Around the world, solar power is transforming communities and changing lives. From India to Canada, this clean and abundant energy source is creating jobs, providing clean water and powering schools. In Brazil, the solar...

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.

Could 2016 be the year we break free from coal?

Blog entry by Kelly Mitchell | January 18, 2016

We’ve barely entered 2016, but China and the US –  the world’s largest coal producers –  have already embarked on sweeping changes to cut out coal. Could 2016 be the year we break free from this dirty fossil fuel? It’s...

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 ...

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