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Winds of change report

Publication | July 2, 2002 at 0:00

A report exploring New Zealand's phenomenal wind resource and options to drive renewable energy development.

Fossil fuels and climate change: The carbon logic

Publication | September 6, 2002 at 0:00

The Carbon Logic Report shows the implications for fossil fuel use in the form of a 'carbon budget' over the next century if the global commuity is to prevent dangerous climate change. It is demonstrated that it is only possible to burn a small...

Windforce 12

Publication | May 28, 2003 at 0:00

A blueprint to achieve 12% of the world's electricity from wind power by 2020

New Zealand weather map

Publication | July 8, 2003 at 0:00

Wind map of New Zealandshowing mean wind speed (m/s) and mean wind density (W/m2) produce from the meteorological model TAPM for the surface (10m) and (50m) for the years 2001 – 2002 (NIWA, 2003).

A Greenpeace activist hangs on the side of a shipment of coal

Image | August 21, 2003 at 1:00

A Greenpeace activist hangs on the side of the 'Almar' which was bringing a shipment of coal into the Port of Tauranga.

Greenpeace activist Adam Shore hangs from the side of the ship Atermon

Image | August 21, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace activist Adam Shore hangs from the side of the ship Atermon, in a protest to stop the unloading of coal from Indonesia to be burnt at the Huntly power station.

Climate change impacts in New Zealand

Publication | September 3, 2003 at 0:00

Climate change is the most serious environmental problem facing the planet. It is happening now and the effects are being felt in New Zealand. Climate change impacts include changes to rainfall patterns, more extreme weather events like flooding...

Climate change – the evidence

Publication | September 3, 2003 at 0:00

For more than a century, people have relied on fossil fuels such as oil, coal and gas for their transport, heating and electricity generation. Now worldwide people and the environment are experiencing the consequences. Global warming is the most...

The state of the cryosphere: What the ice is telling us

Publication | November 28, 2003 at 0:00

The cryosphere comprises all the frozen water and soil on the surface of the Earth. The book from Cambridge University Press, "Mass Balance of the Cryosphere", to be published in January 2004, focuses on two key components of this sensitive...

Dirty old coal has no place in a sustainable energy future

Publication | February 27, 2004 at 0:00

Despised and romanticised, inspirer of poetry and politics for generations men and women have eked out a hard living hauling coal from beneath the ground to be burned in the furnaces of industry and peoples homes.

A viable global framework for preventing dangerous climate change

Publication | March 19, 2004 at 0:00

CAN Discussion Paper COP9, Milan, Italy - Includes CAN position paper on adequacy of commitments: Preventing dangerous climate change

Prime Minister Helen Clark speaks before the nuclear free Tasman flotilla heads out...

Image | August 9, 2004 at 1:00

Prime Minister Helen Clark speaks before the nuclear free Tasman flotilla heads out to sea where they will meet up with other Greenpeace boats to protest over Plutonium being shipped through the Pacific Ocean.

Henk Haazen leading the nuclear free Tasman flotilla out to sea

Image | August 9, 2004 at 1:00

Henk Haazen at the helm of Tiama, leading the nuclear free Tasman flotilla out to sea where they will meet up with other Greenpeace boats to protest over plutonium being shipped through the Pacific Ocean.

Helen Clark takes a look at the Greenpeace flotilla before they head out to sea

Image | August 9, 2004 at 1:00

Prime Minister Helen Clark takes a look at the Greenpeace flotilla before they head out to sea where they will meet up with other Greenpeace boats to protest over Plutonium being shipped through the Pacific Ocean.

500 Northland residents march in protest

Image | February 20, 2005 at 0:00

500 Northland residents march in protest against Might River Power's proposal to turn the mothballed Marsden B power station in Ruakaka into a coal fired power station.

Greenpeace submission opposing Marsden B

Publication | February 28, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace NZ's submission opposing Might River Power's application to convert marsden B into a new coal fired power station.

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Hub | March 31, 2005 at 20:19

Clean coal technology briefing paper

Publication | April 3, 2005 at 0:00

What is clean coal? Coal is a highly polluting energy source. From mine to sky, it contaminates every step of the way. From acid drainage from coal mines polluting rivers and streams, to the release of cancer-causing dioxins and other toxins when...

Marsden B – A bad idea

Publication | April 29, 2005 at 0:00

Mighty River Power, a Government owned power company, has applied to build New Zealand’s first major coal fired power station in over 25 years. If built, it would be only the second station of its kind in the country (the first is Huntly, in the...

Marsden B Myths and Facts

Publication | April 29, 2005 at 0:00

Victory! The Marsden B coal fired power station proposal has been scrapped...read more

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