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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...

Impact guidelines drive home urgency of climate change

Press release | May 27, 2008 at 1:06

New projections of future climate change in New Zealand are a timely reminder of the urgency of strong climate policy, says Greenpeace.

Good initiatives at risk under polluter subsidy plans

Press release | May 15, 2008 at 5:49

Greenpeace welcomes today's Green Party announcement that all state houses will be properly insulated within five years but warned initiatives like this could be at risk if big polluters get their way.

Greenpeace welcomes Fed Farmers leader’s call for action on climate change

Press release | May 22, 2008 at 0:53

Greenpeace says it’s encouraged to see Federated Farmers President Charlie Pederson finally going in to bat for strong climate policy in New Zealand.

Revised ETS an insult to New Zealanders

Press release | September 14, 2009 at 0:00

New Zealand’s revised emissions trading scheme is an insult to New Zealand’s environmental reputation and sends a clear international message that we’re not serious about tackling climate change, says Greenpeace.

Hardhitting ETS report kicks off Rainbow Warrior tour of New Zealand

Feature story | March 4, 2008 at 0:00

On board the Rainbow Warrior this morning we marked the start of a six week 'Target Climate Change' tour of New Zealand with the release of a hard hitting report into the Government's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). We've said in the past that...

The NZ Emissions Trading Scheme

Page | September 18, 2008 at 3:06

On September 10 2008, the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) became law. The scheme was contained in the Climate Change (Emissions Trading and Renewable Preference) Bill, which also included some other climate-related measures.

Government snubs democracy in rush to aid polluters

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | September 3, 2012

With the Climate Change Response Amendment Bill currently before select committee the Government is proposing changes that will gut our Emissions Trading Scheme in favour of big polluters. They have invited public submissions, but...

Climate change requires leadership - and a strong ETS

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | April 12, 2012

Yesterday, the recently anointed Climate Change Minister Tim Groser (until recently he was only the minister responsible for international climate negotiations – now he has both roles) gave his first speech announcing yet another...

Milkshakes at Bellamy’s?

Blog entry by geoff | September 15, 2009

I’m starting to wonder if there’s something a bit strange about the food they feed people at Parliament these days. The MPs are all acting up and acting strange. In fact, the last seven days have been downright bizarre when it comes...

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