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Understanding climate change

Page | December 13, 2006 at 3:43

Climate change is a reality. Today, our world is hotter than it has been in two thousand years. By the end of the century, if current trends continue, the global temperature will likely climb higher than at any time in the past two million years.

EEZ law favours big polluters over NZ public

Press release | August 28, 2012 at 15:28

Auckland, 28 August 2012 - The Government’s new Exclusive Economic Zone legislation favours the country’s biggest polluters at the cost of ordinary New Zealanders, says Greenpeace.

Govt’s fossil fuels energy strategy shows economic incompetence

Press release | August 30, 2011 at 11:31

Auckland 30/8/11: The Government’s Energy Strategy released this morning is an act of gross economic incompetence, committed by an cabinet that is refusing to give up its obsession with fossil fuels, says Greenpeace NZ.

Government killing clean safe energy growth

Press release | August 24, 2012 at 16:11

Auckland, 24 August 2012 – Greenpeace New Zealand Executive Director Bunny McDiarmid responds to the first reading to the Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading (ETS)and Other Matters) Amendment Bill. The Bill will amend the Emissions...

Arctic melt record will speed up global energy revolution

Press release | August 27, 2012 at 13:51

Auckland, 27 August 2012 - The record melt of Arctic sea ice signals the urgency to replace fossil fuels with clean energy, says Greenpeace.

The Only Planet Guide

Feature story | July 6, 2007 at 0:39

This is a big week for the climate. According to the Live Earth website, about 2 billion people are going to watch Al Gore's concerts this weekend. That's awe inspiring but after the show, millions, even hundreds of millions, are going to be...

Greenpeace confronts reckless oil exploration

Feature story | August 15, 2010 at 12:11

Greenpeace is sending two ships to the frontiers of the world's oil problem. The Esperanza, currently off shore from the United Kingdom will be confronting the kind of reckless oil exploration that keeps wrecking our environment. In the Gulf of...

The Energy [R]evolution

Feature story | June 8, 2010 at 0:00

The Energy [R]evolution demonstrates how the world can get from where we are now, to where we need to be in terms of phasing out fossil fuels, cutting CO2 while ensuring energy security. This includes illustrating how the world’s carbon emissions...

Billions up in smoke

Feature story | May 21, 2009 at 6:09

Greenpeace beamed messages such as "Billions up in smoke" and "Time to Evolve" onto a cooling tower at Loy Yang A Power Station in Victoria's La Trobe Valley.

Expedition launch: Arctic Under Pressure

Feature story | May 13, 2010 at 0:00

We are returning to the Arctic Ocean with our ship the Esperanza this month to reinforce the urgent need to protect one of the most pristine and fragile environments on Earth.

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