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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The latest updates


Greenpeace shuts down coal terminal in Australia

Blog entry by nick | August 4, 2009

(C) Greenpeace/Pratten Breaking news from across the ditch: Greenpeace and Pacific activists have shut down Abbott Point coal export terminal in Queensland in protest over the impacts of climate change on Pacific islands and crazy...

Sign On Pub Crawl

Blog entry by Gareth Hughes | August 4, 2009

On Friday night the Sign On campaign hit Auckland Town. Armed with funny ‘what if the hippies are right?’ beer coasters, Sign On forms and a little Dutch courage we visited bars across Auckland talking to people about why we need John...

Growing public support for climate action

Blog entry by Michael Tritt | August 3, 2009

Today’s Herald story on the results of the Shape NZ survey “Many want bolder emissions cuts” actually understates public support for cutting emissions. The Herald reported that “49 per cent wanted cuts of at least 20 per cent”. ...

Visiting British MP: NZ must step up to the mark

Blog entry by Kathy Cumming | July 31, 2009

Today is the last day for submissions on what New Zealand's 2020 target should be. You can read Greenpeace’s submission here. Also of note today, UK Under-Secretary of State and Foreign Affairs Chris Bryant is currently in New...

An important message from a right wing capitalist

Blog entry by Geoff Ross | July 31, 2009

There's been some debate recently about the cost of setting emission reduction targets. To debate the costs is to have the wrong debate. It should be about the potential profit of emissions targets. New Zealand's biggest industries...

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