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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Greenpeace blockades Eraring Power Station in Australia

Blog entry by Nick | July 4, 2008

An activist climbs down a ladder in a stairwell above the coal stockpile. © Greenpeace Our colleagues across the Tasman have just pulled off an audacious action at the Eraring Power Station. In a 5.5 hour blockade of the coal...

Greenpeace blockades Australian coal-fired power station

Feature story | July 4, 2008 at 1:42

Greenpeace activists, including an ex-miner from the Hunter Valley, blockaded Australia's most polluting coal-fired power station to call for an Energy [R]evolution. Entering the plant in the early hours of the morning, 16 activists were able to...

Energy revolution tour kicks off in Australia

Blog entry by Nick | July 1, 2008

Greenpeace Australia ship tour website The Esperanza has arrived in Australia and over the next 6 weeks Greenpeace will be travelling up the eastern seaboard of Australia, campaigning hard to get the federal government to acknowledge...

It's goodnight kiwi for the incandescent bulb

Blog entry by Nick | June 18, 2008

How many politicians does it take to change a lightbulb? Hard to say for sure but it looks like they've almost done it! The NZ Government announced yesterday that NZ will phase out incandescent light bulbs in 2009. According to...

Greenpeace occupies proposed Philippine coal station site (Updated)

Feature story | June 16, 2008 at 1:28

Following the recent Target Climate tour of New Zealand Greenpeace activists from various countries along with crew from the Rainbow Warrior, and members of Responsible Ilonggos for Sustainable Energy (RISE) have established a "climate defenders...

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