Stop climate change

Greenpeace is campaigning for climate solutions that will help us prosper without damaging the planet. By starting an energy revolution, protecting our forests and switching to smart farming we can protect our natural world for future generations.

Climate change is real. We're seeing the effects all around us - polar ice melting, sea level rising and extreme weather events. If we want to reduce the impact of climate change and have reliable energy sources, we must make changes, at a government and individual level.

Solutions to climate change and energy crises already exist - clean energy, energy efficiency and new environmentally sound technologies.

Greenpeace New Zealand's work to stop climate change and provide New Zealand with reliable energy includes:

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School students wear facemasks as a protection from forest fires

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:25

School students wear facemasks to protect their health against the smoke from forest fires that blankets their city.

Rainforest fire haze covers city of Pekanbaru

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:25

An early morning haze from fires to clear rainforest covers the city of Pekanbaru. Some 2400 fire hot spots were recorded in Riau Sumatra in August 2009.

Draining peatland in Indonesia releases huge amounts of greenhouse gases

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:25

Draining peatland releases huge amounts of greenhouse gases into the world's atmosphere and is the main reason Indonesia is the world's third largest greenhouse gas emitter behind China and the US.

Palm factory in Indonesia

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:25

Palm factory. Factories produce the commonly known palm oil as well as palm kernel expeller (PKE) used for animal feed and palm kernel oil used for high end products. Sumatra, Indonesia.

Canals dug into the carbon rich peat soils transport valuable logs out of the forests

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:25

Canals dug into the carbon rich peat soils transport valuable logs out of the forests. The land is drained and remaining foliage and wood is burnt releasing huge amounts of greenhouse gases.

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