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Greenpeace Budget Response: Meridian Sell-Off Could Cost Economy Billions

Press release | May 16, 2013 at 14:16

Responding to today’s Budget, which includes plans to sell off New Zealand-owned Meridian Energy, Nathan Argent, Greenpeace’s chief policy advisor, said: “The half-baked decision to sell clean energy gem Meridian could lose the economy...

New Zealand’s chances of winning a place in the global clean energy race have been...

Press release | May 19, 2011 at 17:23

“The Government have missed a golden opportunity to create jobs, stimulate a sustainable economic recovery and tackle climate change by ignoring our home grown potential in the clean energy sector,” says Greenpeace NZ Climate Campaigner Nathan...

English’s budget set to ignore global clean energy revolution

Press release | May 22, 2012 at 13:03

22/5/12 Auckland: Greenpeace New Zealand is urging the Government here to follow the UK Government’s lead in stimulating green growth, ahead of Thursday’s budget.

Budget must dump damaging fossil fuel subsidies

Press release | May 18, 2011 at 13:29

Auckland May 18 2011: Increased subsidies for fossil fuels are fiscally irresponsible and pose a major threat to our clean, green reputation and our economy, Greenpeace says.

Greenpeace Budget Response: Meridian Sell-Off Could Cost Economy Billions

Blog entry by NBennet | May 16, 2013

Responding to today’s Budget, which includes plans to sell off New Zealand-owned Meridian Energy, Nathan Argent, Greenpeace’s chief policy advisor, said: “The half-baked decision to sell clean energy gem Meridian could lose the economy...

2013 Budget Must Back Kiwi Innovation

Blog entry by NBennet | May 16, 2013

Backing home-grown clean energy in today’s Budget could kick-start a multi-billion dollar bonanza for New Zealand’s economy, creating tens of thousands of jobs. Investing just $500million in clean energy innovation could see the...

Budget 2008: What climate change?

Blog entry by Kathy | May 22, 2008

This year's Budget - just presented by Finance Minister Michael Cullen - does not read like the Budget of a Government committed to solving climate change. Here's a couple of new initiatives contained therein: $1 million over...

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