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Greenpeace Briefing: China - taking action on climate change

Publication | September 24, 2007 at 0:00

What China is doing in response to climate change?

Govt emissions trading scheme falls short

Feature story | September 20, 2007 at 0:00

There is no doubt that climate change is a big problem that requires bold action from all of us. The Government's announcement of an emissions trading scheme intended to tackle climate change is a good thing, but unfortunately it falls well short...

World Watch Report: Oceans in Peril

Feature story | September 19, 2007 at 23:06

Our planet's oceans are in deep, deep, peril, says a new report from Greenpeace and the World Watch Institute. The only road to recovery may be to declare 40 percent of the world's oceans off-limits to human exploitation to ensure the...

A Humpback whale swims past the Cook Island whale research boat

Image | September 18, 2007 at 1:00

Rarotonga, Cook Islands, 18 Sept 2007 - A Humpback whale swims past the Cook Island whale research boat, enjoying the warm water and the protected reefs of Rarotonga. Whales are being satellite tagged to produce vital data on their movements,...

Emissions Trading-essential elements

Feature story | September 14, 2007 at 3:25

The NZ government is about to release its proposal for an emissions trading scheme to address climate change.

APEC declaration briefing

Publication | September 5, 2007 at 3:24

Analysis of the “Draft outline of APEC leaders’ declaration on climate change, energy security and clean development” The leaked draft APEC declaration on climate change and energy confirms that John Howard and George Bush want to use the...

Greenpeace New Zealand puts on a solar powered sausage sizzle outside of parliament

Image | September 4, 2007 at 0:00

Greenpeace New Zealand puts on a solar powered sausage sizzle outside of parliament (after being moved on from the steps of parliament) under the banner 'All sizzle no sausage' to highlight the difference between political talk on climate change...

New Zealand’s climate change stance shameful

Feature story | September 3, 2007 at 0:00

After officials from 158 countries meeting in Vienna agreed the next steps for negotiating phase two of Kyoto, the world now turns its gaze southward towards the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Sydney to see if some of the...

Iceland stops commercial whale hunt

Feature story | August 26, 2007 at 23:17

In a setback to the whaling industry worldwide, Iceland's fisheries minister has just announced he will not issue further commercial whale-hunting quotas.

600 strip naked on glacier in global warming protest

Feature story | August 19, 2007 at 0:00

An emergency provokes extreme responses: human beings in danger will abandon social niceties, etiquette, and the norms of acceptable behavior to raise an alarm any way they can when lives are in danger. Today, six hundred people shed their...

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