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Durban climate talks: Last Chance for the USA

Press release | November 28, 2011 at 14:33

Auckland – 28 November 2011: On the eve of the opening of the latest round of UN climate talks in Durban, South Africa, Greenpeace today declared that it is time for our Governments to stop listening to the carbon-intensive polluting corporations...

China coal data indicates consumption fell in 2014, shows peak coal achievable

Press release | January 27, 2015 at 11:48

Beijing, 26 January 2015 – For the first time this century, China’s coal consumption appears to have fallen in 2014, according to a new projection from China National Coal Association [1] and recent economic and energy related statistics. Coal...

Shell scraps 2014 Arctic drilling plans - Greenpeace International response

Press release | January 31, 2014 at 14:45

Amsterdam, 30 January 2014 - Speaking with investors today, Royal Dutch Shell CEO Ben van Beurden announced that the company would not attempt to drill in the Alaskan Arctic in 2014.

Hui commits to stop expansion of fossil fuels extraction

Press release | July 31, 2011 at 16:35

Auckland, July 31st 2011: Iwi, community and environmental organisations united at a hui in Auckland this weekend, with the goal of stopping the Government’s efforts to dramatically ramp up the exploitation of fossil fuels in Aotearoa New Zealand...

Greenpeace says report exposes Government hypocrisy on climate change

Press release | December 9, 2010 at 11:35

Auckland, 9 December 2010 - Greenpeace has welcomed the report by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment which recommends that proposals to exploit lignite coal reserves in the South Island, by the Government’s coal mining company...

Greenpeace/Te Whanau a Apanui legal challenge seeks to quash deep sea oil permit

Press release | May 31, 2012 at 12:49

Auckland 31/5/12: A judge will hear legal arguments as part of a judicial review of the legality of a permit awarded to the oil company Petrobras to drill in deep water off the East Cape, in the Wellington High Court on June 5 and 6.

Durban Climate Talks: Last chance for the US

Feature story | November 28, 2011 at 6:50

On the eve of the latest round of climate talks in Durban, Greenpeace declares that it is time for our governments to listen to the people, and not the polluters.

Lucy Lawless and Jim Salinger join 100,000 Kiwis in saying no to deep sea oil

Press release | November 9, 2011 at 15:11

Auckland 9th November 2011: Actor Lucy Lawless and climate scientist Jim Salinger today added their names to a Greenpeace petition calling for a shift to clean sources of energy. The number of people signing the petition has surged since the Rena...

Risky summer drilling programme canned; Government must change economic agenda

Press release | August 1, 2012 at 16:48

Auckland 1/8/12: Greenpeace is hailing the news of the cancellation of an exploratory deep sea drilling operation - set for this summer - as the clearest sign yet that the Government must give up its single-minded fossil fuels agenda, in favour...

Greenpeace statement re proposed changes to Emissions Trading Scheme

Press release | September 24, 2012 at 16:52

Auckland 24/9/12: Responding to the concerns raised by the Kyoto Forestry Association about the Government’s proposed amendments to the Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading and Other Matters) Amendment Bill, Greenpeace Senior Climate...

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