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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Vietnam ditches coal…meanwhile in NZ, we’re applying for more mines

Blog entry by Sophie Schroder | January 29, 2016

Coal is widely considered a dead industry here in New Zealand, where yonks ago we discovered the benefits of hydro dams far outweighed unprofitable, unsafe, dirty mines. We like to think that coal is one of those outdated things...

Could 2016 be the year we break free from coal?

Blog entry by Kelly Mitchell | January 18, 2016

We’ve barely entered 2016, but China and the US –  the world’s largest coal producers –  have already embarked on sweeping changes to cut out coal. Could 2016 be the year we break free from this dirty fossil fuel? It’s...

As California's gas leak rages on, a state of emergency is declared

Blog entry by Jesse Coleman | January 11, 2016

In a sunny suburb of Los Angeles, California, an invisible menace rages. A massive natural gas leak is venting 50 tons of natural gas per hour into the atmosphere, making it the largest gas leak ever recorded. First detected on...

Three solar power projects where women are taking the lead

Blog entry by Georgie Johnson | December 10, 2015

Forget international climate talks – women around the world are already taking the clean energy transition into their own hands in ways only women can. Yesterday was the third ever 'gender day' at the UN climate talks in Paris, a...

Key gets ready to give away our ocean to oil drillers…again

Blog entry by Russel Norman | December 9, 2015

In a breathtaking display of hypocrisy, John Key is preparing to dish out new oil exploration permits - mere days after returning from the Paris climate change conference. It’s expected that the Government will announce the latest...

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