Posts by Christine Rose
Nitrate contamination caused by the dairy industry puts rural people at risk
Safe and healthy drinking water is a basic human right, and no one should fear their water is unsafe to drink. But that’s the reality for many people in rural…
Taxing urea better than He Waka Eke Noa but stronger action needed
Greenpeace Aotearoa is calling out the agriculture industry’s “undue influence” over the Government’s agricultural emissions policy, saying “predatory denial and delay” have stalled emissions pricing
Nitrate contamination history taints Waimate’s best-tasting water award
Greenpeace says Glenavy residents of Waimate District might be galled at the local Council being awarded best drinking water awards when they recently spent weeks on emergency tank water due…
Budget 2023 is a gamble with the climate crisis
Greenpeace is calling out the Government for gambling with the climate crisis, saying that Budget 2023 puts corporate profit ahead of acting on climate change and the cost of living.
Budget 2023 must balance the books on climate
Budget 2023 must balance the books on the climate, and address agriculture, transport, energy emissions, says Greenpeace Aotearoa
Time to throw He Waka Eke Noa on the policy bonfire
As Aucklanders weather yet another severe storm and brace themselves for more slips and flooding, Greenpeace Aotearoa says it’s time for urgent action to reduce agricultural emissions.
Gore District Council and ECAN deny science on nitrate risks – Greenpeace
Greenpeace is calling out Environment Canterbury and the Gore District Council for denying the science of health risks due to nitrate contamination in drinking water, in their recent statements on…
Ashburton nitrate contamination puts local communities at risk
Unacceptably high levels of nitrate contamination in drinking water in Ashburton and the surrounding area are putting residents’ health at risk, says Greenpeace Aotearoa.
Testing finds Gore and Lumsden drinking water near nitrate reproductive risk levels
Free nitrate water testing undertaken by Greenpeace Aotearoa in Southland has found high contamination levels in the water supplies of Gore, Lumsden, and surrounding rural areas.
National’s farm policy will make drinking water contamination and climate change worse
Greenpeace condemns the National Party’s new agriculture policy, saying that it will fail to address the climate crisis and health impacts caused by intensive dairying.