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Groser Must Back Pacific Neighbours in Paris Talks

Press release | December 8, 2015 at 18:06

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.

John Key chastised for “hypocritical” speech at launch of Paris climate conference

Press release | December 1, 2015 at 10:17

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...

Government muzzles environmental watchdog to pave way for mining deals

Press release | November 11, 2015 at 18:32

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.

Let down as Mayor Len Brown backs deep sea oil drilling

Press release | October 29, 2015 at 13:48

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.

Groser Loses TPP High Court Secrecy Fight: Greenpeace Response

Press release | October 13, 2015 at 11:38

Responding to today’s High Court loss for Tim Groser and his TPP secrecy bid, Greenpeace chief policy advisor Nathan Argent said:

Greenpeace Response to TPP Deal Announcement

Press release | October 6, 2015 at 10:42

Responding to this morning’s TPP deal announcement, Nathan Argent, chief policy advisor for Greenpeace New Zealand, said:

Greenpeace activists convicted over Parliament climate action protest

Press release | October 1, 2015 at 12:55

Auckland, Thursday 1 October - The four Greenpeace activists who climbed the roof of Parliament to expose John Key’s failure on climate change have been convicted of wilful trespass with an order for reparations of $750 per activist in the...

Shell quits Southern drilling plans - wheels coming of government programme

Press release | October 1, 2015 at 10:54

Reacting to the news today that Shell will once again be delaying their plans to drill in the Great South Basin, Greenpeace New Zealand’s climate and energy campaigner Steve Abel said:

Shell quits Arctic drilling

Press release | September 28, 2015 at 23:04

Shell announced today that it is retreating from its failed Arctic drilling programme (1).

Key told not to attend Paris and to pull NZ delegation

Press release | September 25, 2015 at 8:28

A coalition of environmental organisations (1), is calling for John Key not to attend the upcoming Paris climate summit, and to pull Tim Groser and the entire New Zealand delegation from the two weeks of talks.

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