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The environmental impacts of coal

Publication | May 1, 2005 at 0:00

Coal is the dirtiest of all fuels. From mining to coal cleaning, from transportation to electricity generation to disposal, coal releases numerous toxic pollutants into the air, water and land. These disrupt ecosystems and endanger human health.

Marsden B – A bad idea

Publication | April 29, 2005 at 0:00

Mighty River Power, a Government owned power company, has applied to build New Zealand’s first major coal fired power station in over 25 years. If built, it would be only the second station of its kind in the country (the first is Huntly, in the...

Marsden B Myths and Facts

Publication | April 29, 2005 at 0:00

Victory! The Marsden B coal fired power station proposal has been scrapped...read more

Clean coal technology briefing paper

Publication | April 3, 2005 at 0:00

What is clean coal? Coal is a highly polluting energy source. From mine to sky, it contaminates every step of the way. From acid drainage from coal mines polluting rivers and streams, to the release of cancer-causing dioxins and other toxins when...

Greenpeace submission opposing Marsden B

Publication | February 28, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace NZ's submission opposing Might River Power's application to convert marsden B into a new coal fired power station.

People poisoned daily report

Publication | December 2, 2004 at 0:00

People Poisoned Daily reveals how DOW Agrosciences poisoned not only the people of Paritutu but has left a legacy of chemical poisoning throughout New Zealand. The chemicals 2,4,5-T and 2,4-D which together create Agent Orange were sprayed so...

A study of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) exposures in Paritutu, New Zealand

Publication | September 10, 2004 at 0:00

A Study of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) exposures in Paritutu, New Zealand Phase II: Serum Testing An Interim Report to the New Zealand Ministry of Health

High seas bottom trawl fisheries and their impacts on the biodiversity of vulnerable...

Publication | June 8, 2004 at 0:00

Report prepared for IUCN, the World Conservation Union, Natural Resources Defense Council, WWF International and Conservation International.

A viable global framework for preventing dangerous climate change

Publication | March 19, 2004 at 0:00

CAN Discussion Paper COP9, Milan, Italy - Includes CAN position paper on adequacy of commitments: Preventing dangerous climate change

Dirty old coal has no place in a sustainable energy future

Publication | February 27, 2004 at 0:00

Despised and romanticised, inspirer of poetry and politics for generations men and women have eked out a hard living hauling coal from beneath the ground to be burned in the furnaces of industry and peoples homes.

The Untouchables - Rimbunan Hijau's world of forest crime & political patronage

Publication | January 30, 2004 at 0:00

Rimbunan Hijau (RH) dominates the logging industry in Papua New Guinea and has interests in Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Malaysia, Vanuatu, Indonesia, New Zealand and Russia, making it one of the world's largest forest destroyers. Many of these...

Illegal logging in Wawoi Guavi

Publication | January 21, 2004 at 0:00

In an unpublished report commissioned by Greenpeace, scientist Dr David Melick has studied the environmental impacts of logging by Rimbunan Hijau in its Wawoi Guavi timber concession in Western Province, Papua New Guinea

The state of the cryosphere: What the ice is telling us

Publication | November 28, 2003 at 0:00

The cryosphere comprises all the frozen water and soil on the surface of the Earth. The book from Cambridge University Press, "Mass Balance of the Cryosphere", to be published in January 2004, focuses on two key components of this sensitive...

Climate change impacts in New Zealand

Publication | September 3, 2003 at 0:00

Climate change is the most serious environmental problem facing the planet. It is happening now and the effects are being felt in New Zealand. Climate change impacts include changes to rainfall patterns, more extreme weather events like flooding...

Climate change – the evidence

Publication | September 3, 2003 at 0:00

For more than a century, people have relied on fossil fuels such as oil, coal and gas for their transport, heating and electricity generation. Now worldwide people and the environment are experiencing the consequences. Global warming is the most...

New Zealand weather map

Publication | July 8, 2003 at 0:00

Wind map of New Zealandshowing mean wind speed (m/s) and mean wind density (W/m2) produce from the meteorological model TAPM for the surface (10m) and (50m) for the years 2001 – 2002 (NIWA, 2003).

Windforce 12

Publication | May 28, 2003 at 0:00

A blueprint to achieve 12% of the world's electricity from wind power by 2020

Caught Between Two Worlds

Publication | January 1, 2003 at 0:00

Describes the problems large-scale industrial enterprises like logging and plantations cause for families and communities in the Solomon Islands. The report reinforces the imporatance of village based development in the rebuilding of the nation.

Auckland International Airport Ltd. AGM Resolution

Publication | October 11, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace's resolution to the AIAL AGM: Resolution: That the company (AIAL) commit to cease incineration of all quarantine waste within 12 months and change to steam sterilisation.

Incineration solutions report

Publication | October 1, 2002 at 0:00

Options for quarantine waste treatment at Auckland International Airport

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