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All sizzle and no sausage questions and answers

Publication | August 15, 2007 at 3:53

Greenpeace New Zealand has used the humble banger to demonstrate the gulf between National and Labour party rhetoric over climate change and real action.

Future Investment - Energy

Publication | August 1, 2007 at 23:30

This report shows that investment in renewables pays off quite quickly due to massive savings in fuel costs. In fact, a 'business as usual' mix in the world global power generation sector would result in 10 times higher fuel costs, when compared...

History of climate change litigation

Publication | June 28, 2007 at 0:10

A series of recent cases signal the rise of climate change litigation around the world. Most of the cases have cropped up in the United States, due to perceived inaction by national political authorities over issues of global warming. A...

Climate Risk: Understanding the financial risk that climate change presents to New...

Publication | June 28, 2007 at 0:00

The question is no longer whether a particular company is exposed to Climate Risk, but by how much?

Executive summary: New Zealand Energy Revolution: How to prevent climate chaos

Publication | February 27, 2007 at 0:00

A report by Greenpeace examining how New Zealand can restructure its energy system to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions and avoid the worst effects of climate change.

New Zealand Energy Revolution: How to prevent climate chaos

Publication | February 26, 2007 at 0:00

A report by Greenpeace examining how New Zealand can restructure its energy system to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions and avoid the worst effects of climate change.

Energy Revolution: A sustainable world energy outlook

Publication | January 25, 2007 at 0:00

There is now growing awareness on the imperatives for a global energy future which marks a distinct departure from past trends and patterns of energy production and use.

Roadmap to Recovery: The World's Last Intact Forest Landscapes

Publication | December 12, 2006 at 4:07

We have created new maps of the world's forests, based on the most up-to-date, high resolution satellite imagery and a consistent set of criteria. World governments can use these maps to identify which forest areas are most in need of protection...

Greenpeace Submission to ERMA on Brassica

Publication | December 11, 2006 at 0:00

This submission requests that ERMA decline the field trial application. Greenpeace opposes the release of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) into the environment due to the irreversible and unpredictable nature of GMOs which pose a variety of...

The power and appeal of wind

Publication | December 1, 2006 at 0:00

Anyone who has struggled to stay upright in a strong Wellington or Taranaki gale is aware of the intrinsic power of the wind. Wind energy has been harnessed by people for centuries. From the familiar windmills of Europe to the world’s most...

Greenpeace submission to DOC opposing Marsden B coal conveyer

Publication | November 20, 2006 at 0:00

The Greenpeace New Zealand submission to the Department of Conservation opposing Marsden B coal conveyer application.

Global Wind Energy Outlook

Publication | September 20, 2006 at 0:00

The global status of wind power, drivers for wind energy, the world's wind resources and grid integration. the environmental impacts of wind power, the global wind energy outlook scenario and energy policy...

Summary of UN Report: Impacts of Fishing

Publication | July 14, 2006 at 0:00

On July 14, 2006, the UN Secretary General released a Report on actions taken by States and Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (RFMOs) to protect cold-water corals, seamounts and other vulnerable marine ecosystems from destructive...

Sperm whales - deep sea leviathans

Publication | April 26, 2006 at 0:00

Of all the creatures of the deep ocean,the sperm whale probably enjoys the most legendary status. Immortalised in Moby Dick, they are a far cry from the vengeful creature that tormented Captain Ahab and his crew. Quite the reverse. It was the...

Impossible Coexistence

Publication | April 4, 2006 at 0:00

Seven years of GMO's have contaminated organic and conventional maize: an examination of the cases in Catalonia and Aragon.

Roadmap to Recovery: A Global Network of Marine Reserves

Publication | March 21, 2006 at 0:00

In this report we present a design for a global network of high seas marine reserves. Marine reserves are highly protected areas that are off limits to all extractive and destructive uses, including fishing. They are the most powerful tool...

Industrial whaling factsheet

Publication | November 18, 2005 at 0:00

Call me Ishmael...! Whaling folklore speaks of tradition, of the noble hunt, of man pitting his wits against the ferocious sea and against mighty intelligent leviathans. But the history of whaling is far from glamorous, far from something to...

Tradition, culture & science

Publication | November 18, 2005 at 0:00

In recent years, Japan’s pro-whaling lobbyists have deployed a series of excuses for continuing the hunt, despite the existence since 1986 of a global commercial whaling moratorium. First comes science: to gather much needed data, they claim, in...

Whale sanctuary under siege

Publication | November 18, 2005 at 0:00

Established in 1994, the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary is under siege like never before. This year nearly one thousand whales can expect to find no quarter or refuge in the protected waters around the Antarctic. They will be hunted down and...

Climate change and agriculture in New Zealand

Publication | November 2, 2005 at 0:00

Climate change is the most serious environmental problem facing the planet and the sector that will suffer the most is agriculture. Even now, effects are being felt in New Zealand and globally, but its only a taste of things to come. Impacts...

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