Stop climate change

Greenpeace is campaigning for climate solutions that will help us prosper without damaging the planet. By starting an energy revolution, protecting our forests and switching to smart farming we can protect our natural world for future generations.

Climate change is real. We're seeing the effects all around us - polar ice melting, sea level rising and extreme weather events. If we want to reduce the impact of climate change and have reliable energy sources, we must make changes, at a government and individual level.

Solutions to climate change and energy crises already exist - clean energy, energy efficiency and new environmentally sound technologies.

Greenpeace New Zealand's work to stop climate change and provide New Zealand with reliable energy includes:

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Fossil fuels are the new cigarettes

Blog entry by Russel Norman | November 30, 2015

As a former pack-a-day smoker, Greenpeace NZ executive director Russel Norman says fossil fuels are like cigarettes: addictive and dangerous. Deliberately, knowingly, destroying the stable climate on which our civilisation...

Why these people are marching for climate change and why you should too.

Blog entry by Kamal Sunker | November 27, 2015

Those without a voice aren’t just animals, but also the millions to billions of people worldwide who are affected by rising sea levels and extreme weather events brought about from climate change. Low-income countries will...

4 of ExxonMobil’s greatest climate denial hits

Blog entry by Naomi Ages | November 27, 2015

In the last few months, exposé after exposé has uncovered how Exxon knew about the dangerous reality of climate change before the media, politicians and just about everyone else. But instead of doing the right thing, or even just...

Sad, scared, alone. The baby orangutan orphaned by the plantation industry

Blog entry by Zamzami | November 21, 2015

For half an hour Otan wouldn't let go. Only eight months old, he already had a vice-like grip, his nails digging so deep they left half-moon imprints in the skin of his carer. If there were trees, Otan would be swinging freely from...

10 shocking facts showing how companies are still trashing Indonesia’s rainforests

Blog entry by Nick Young | November 21, 2015

For months, forest fires raged across Indonesia bringing the world's attention to the country's devastating forest destruction. Both people and orang-utans were endangered as the fires raged and a thick, choking haze swept across...

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