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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Breaking free from fossil fuels – the risk we take is not taking action

Blog entry by Jennifer Morgan | May 24, 2016

Last week,  #BreakFree2016  wrapped up across the globe. Greenpeace joined with many inspiring organisations in a global wave of peaceful actions that lasted for 12 days and took place across six continents to target the world’s most...

Greedy coal company is forcing farmers to crawl to get to their land

Blog entry by Aghnia Fasza or Tides | May 15, 2016

In Batang Regency, on the north coast of Central Java, one of Indonesia’s largest coal companies have made themselves at home… right in the middle of land owned by local farmers. How are they able to get away with this? Batang...

We will defeat climate change - through cooperation

Blog entry by Jennifer Morgan and Bunny McDiarmid | April 26, 2016

Today, on Earth Day, more than 165 countries sign a global agreement - Paris Climate Agreement  - to protect our environment. This is a  record turnout  for an international agreement. It is an encouraging sign. After many years of...

5 reasons why the world needs a moratorium on new coal mines

Blog entry by Leanne Minshull | April 21, 2016

Only four months ago, the world recognised the need to limit global temperature rises to 1.5 degrees C. The Paris climate agreement signalled the end of the era of fossil fuels, particularly coal, the dirtiest source of power. But...

Coal is not LOL: 10 Reasons to Shut Huntly Coal

Blog entry by Kamal Sunker | March 23, 2016

New Zealand’s last remaining coal fired power station, Huntly, was due to be shut in 2018. But after colluding with other power companies in closed-door meetings, Huntly’s owner, Genesis Energy, is reconsidering those plans. We say...

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