This morning Russel Norman, Greenpeace’s executive director, has demanded that ‘Genesis Energy must close Huntly’s coal-fired generators by 2018.’
As of last month, there was not a single petroleum company searching for oil in New Zealand using exploratory drilling.
The electricity companies conducting a behind-the-scenes fight to keep New Zealand’s last coal-fired power plant at Huntly alive are an “absolute disgrace”, says Greenpeace executive director Russel Norman.
2015 is officially the hottest year on record according to NASA, news which the executive director of Greenpeace NZ calls “disturbing” for an island nation like New Zealand.
Reacting to the Paris Agreement at the conclusion of COP21, Greenpeace International executive director Kumi Naidoo said:
Minister Tim Groser must up his game at climate change negotiations in Paris, says Greenpeace executive director Russel Norman today, as Groser refused to publicly back moves to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees.
Climate groups around the world are outraged at a speech delivered by New Zealand Prime Minister John Key this morning at the Paris climate change conference, where he called for the elimination of fossil fuel subsidies despite doing the exact...
A “dirty deal” between big business and the Government to sideline the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and strip it of some of its powers is being considered after the watchdog declined two seabed mining applications.
Auckland, October 29: Auckland Mayor Len Brown made his position on deep sea oil drilling clear today as he voted against an amendment to oppose exploration for oil off Auckland’s west coast.
Responding to today’s High Court loss for Tim Groser and his TPP secrecy bid, Greenpeace chief policy advisor Nathan Argent said:
61 - 70 of 440 results.