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New Zealand’s growing contribution to climate change

Publication | March 25, 2008 at 0:00

Man-made climate change is real and happening fast. Experts say it’s the single biggest threat civilisation has ever faced, and the first time a single issue has spanned people, species, countries and continents in this way. While the...

New Zealand's expanding carbon footprint

Publication | March 4, 2008 at 0:00

Analysis of New Zealand’s Emissions Trading Scheme; major flaws and barriers to emission cuts.

Climate Change: Small steps to target a big problem

Publication | March 2, 2008 at 0:00

The bigger the problem, the harder it is to act; we’ve all experienced that frozen feeling when the problem seems too big. We’re facing this challenge with climate change. OK, it’s probably a lot bigger than any issue we’ve had to face before,...

Rainbow Warrior Open Day Schedule 2008

Publication | February 19, 2008 at 0:00

New Zealanders well remember the tragic bombing in Auckland harbour of the Rainbow Warrior by the French secret service on 10 July 1985. The new Rainbow Warrior set sail four years after the bombing and since then has sailed the world working...

Guide to Forest Friendly Outdoor Furniture Retailers

Publication | February 6, 2008 at 0:00

UPDATED 2009! This guide ranks leading outdoor furniture retailers in New Zealand on their policies and practice on eliminating the sale of timber products that are from illegal and unsustainable sources.

Greenpeace briefing: Bali, the process and the key players

Publication | December 2, 2007 at 20:23

What does Greenpeace expect out of the Bali meeting? What will be the big issues on the table? Who are the main players? What about the big developing countries? Don’t they have to do more? So why won’t voluntary agreements work?

Greenpeace briefing: Kyoto and the Bali Mandate: what the world needs to do to combat...

Publication | November 22, 2007 at 0:00

As the next international meeting on the Kyoto Protocol approaches (Bali, December 3-14, 2007), this briefing sets out Greenpeace's detailed demands on what Governments need to agree - in order to keep global temperatures below two degrees...

Greenpeace Briefing IPCC Synthesis Report

Publication | November 16, 2007 at 2:32

Over the course of 2007, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released three reports in its Fourth Assessment series, which together constitute the international scientific consensus on the science of climate,...

NZ Business blind to urgency of climate change

Publication | November 15, 2007 at 2:53

The recent attempts to undermine the tentative progress that has been made towards a sustainable climate change policy have involved the usual industry players lining up to take a hit at the Government’s emissions trading scheme and energy...

What is the IPCC

Publication | November 2, 2007 at 0:00

The UN's climate science advisory body, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007, for its "efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the...

IPCC: Synthesis Report briefing

Publication | November 2, 2007 at 0:00

The final meeting of the IPCC for 2007 as part of its Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) will be in Valencia, Spain, November 12-17. This briefing summarises the outcome of the first three meetings of the AR4 and outlines the importance of the final,...

Speech by Lo Sze Ping, Campaign Director, Greenpeace China – on behalf of Climate...

Publication | September 26, 2007 at 0:20

Lo Sze Ping speech to UN Thematic Plenary III – Technology "Innovating a climate-friendly world – the role of technology and its dissemination" New York, 24 September 2007

Fishy business: Stolen Pacific tuna in the European market

Publication | September 26, 2007 at 0:13

New evidence gathered by Greenpeace and presented in this report shows that part of the tuna fleet licensed to fish in the Eastern Pacific - and linked to the European market - has become involved in illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU)...

Greenpeace guide to Kyoto, Bali, APEC, the G8 and Major Emitters meeting

Publication | September 24, 2007 at 0:00

A guide to major political meetings of 2007 affecting governments' response to climate change. Covers: The Kyoto process and UNFCCC; Bali meeting; APEC; UN High Level meeting; and Bush's Big Emitters meeting.

Greenpeace Briefing: Tropical Deforestation and the Kyoto Protocol, Sept 07

Publication | September 24, 2007 at 0:00

The destruction of the world’s forests is one of the main causes of climate change, second only to the energy sector. Tropical forests contain up to 40 percent of the world's terrestrial carbon and play a powerful role in mitigating the growing...

Greenpeace Briefing: China - taking action on climate change

Publication | September 24, 2007 at 0:00

What China is doing in response to climate change?

APEC declaration briefing

Publication | September 5, 2007 at 3:24

Analysis of the “Draft outline of APEC leaders’ declaration on climate change, energy security and clean development” The leaked draft APEC declaration on climate change and energy confirms that John Howard and George Bush want to use the...

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...

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