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New Zealand climate change ambassador elected to vice-chair of Kyoto Protocol...

Press release | June 12, 2010 at 0:00

Greenpeace New Zealand congratulates New Zealand’s Climate Change ambassador Adrian Macey on his election to vice-chair of the Kyoto Protocol negotiations.

Stern look at global warming

Feature story | October 30, 2006 at 0:00

A report commissioned by the British government reveals that, if we don't act on global warming, it could cost the world $9 trillion and cause a downturn like the Great Depression.

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...

Activists urge Italy to quit coal

Feature story | October 16, 2008 at 0:00

Activists from our ship the Arctic Sunrise have been putting coal in the hot seat from both land and sea in Italy. Five of them scaled a 150 metre crane at the new coal-fired power plant Civitavecchia, near Rome to drop a banner highlighting the...

UN climate summit

Feature story | September 26, 2007 at 0:00

The good news: The biggest environmental gathering of government leaders in many years showed the world is finally waking up to the urgency of climate change. The bad news: Time is running out.

India's light bulb phase out: setting a smart example

Feature story | February 25, 2009 at 23:42

How many light bulbs can 1 billion people change? About 400 million wasteful incandescent bulbs, in India’s case. Today, India has put in place a market mechanism that will phase out incandescent bulbs, making way for a cleaner energy future.

Coal shipment stopped in Turkey

Feature story | September 16, 2008 at 0:00

Four climbers from our ship the Rainbow Warrior were arrested yesterday, in Turkey, after they occupied a giant coal loading platform to prevent a delivery of coal to the giant Sugozo coal-fired power station, one of the largest emitters of...

October 2007 - big month for Greenpeace and the environment

Feature story | November 2, 2007 at 0:00

It's been a busy month for climate change in New Zealand. The Government, which for some time has been firmly aboard the climate change bandwagon, finally showed an interest in solving the problem. Minister for Climate Change David Parker...

Climate rescue radio atop Marsden B

Feature story | November 4, 2006 at 0:00

UPDATE: Due to relentless campaigning by lots of different people, Mighty River Power's Marsden B coal fired power station proposal was abandoned in March 2007.

Greenpeace urges the G8 to 'heal the world'

Feature story | July 8, 2009 at 0:00

Early this morning, over 100 Greenpeace activists from 15 countries occupied four coal-fired power stations across Italy, demanding that the G8 Heads of State meeting in L'Aquila take decisive leadership on climate change.

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