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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...

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.

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.

Rainbow Warrior blocks coal shipment

Feature story | March 25, 2008 at 0:00

A few hours ago the Rainbow Warrior blocked a shipment of export coal from leaving the Port of Lyttelton. See the video

As King coal belches its last breath, it’s time to go solar

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | October 8, 2015

Today, Solid Energy announced that the closure of Huntly’s dirty coal fired boilers will result in more job losses in the coal industry. As the world moves away from polluting power like coal, the pain of this shift is now being felt...

As Solid Energy abandons plans for dirty lignite, choosing a cleaner, smarter future ...

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | February 22, 2013

Solid Energy has just announced that they will drop plans for digging up lignite in NZ. Whilst the Government’s mishandling of the state-owned business will have widespread implications for those communities who depend on Solid...

A Solid Statement

Blog entry by Nick Young | November 25, 2011

This morning we received a call from a journalist asking whether it was Greenpeace that had subverted the Solid Energy website:  solidenergy.co.nz The site had been redirected to an alternate page that carries an anti-lignite...

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...

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