Deep sea mining industry stalks, while government talks
The world is waking up to the significance of the threat from deep sea mining,. but governments have squandered a major opportunity to take action at the 28th Session of…
Greenpeace welcomes National’s renewable energy policy, but fossil fuel exploration and agriculture remain key concerns
Greenpeace is welcoming the National Party’s new renewable energy policy - ‘Electrify NZ’ - with its focus on increasing renewable electricity generation to replace coal, gas and petrol-fuelled transport.
The Auckland Council Budget should invest in people and resilience
The Auckland region urgently needs to invest and expand this city’s transition for a safe climate future in a way that is just for all.
NZ support for climate justice at UN must translate to action at home
An international pathway has been established to connect human rights to climate change action, thanks to a Vanuatu-led resolution passed overnight with unanimous support at the United Nations General Assembly. For NZ, this support must translate to urgent climate action at home.
Greenpeace and indigenous activists challenge deep sea mining expedition in the Pacific Ocean
With a banner reading “Don’t mine the Moana”, and flying a Tino Rangatiratanga flag, a Māori activist from Northland joined two Greenpeace activists in the Eastern Pacific to confront the…
The Fossil Fuel Crime File: breaking the law is in fossil fuel companies’ DNA
Fossil fuel companies have lied for decades about the climate crisis, and humanity is paying the price. But lies and deception are only part of the story.
IPCC report: the world must cut emissions and urgently adapt to the new climate realities
This decade is the critical moment for making deep, rapid cuts to emissions, and acting to protect people from dangerous climate impacts we can no longer avoid.
International report shines a spotlight on Fonterra’s greenwash
Fonterra has been called out for its ‘Simply Milk’ product line which has a brand identity focused around its ‘Carbon Zero’ claim, based entirely on ineffective carbon offsetting.
Industry lobbying influence a major brake on Government action
In the wake of revelations that Chris Hipkins' chief of staff, Andrew Kirton, lobbied against the Container Return Scheme on behalf of the liquor industry shortly before the scheme was scrapped by the Prime Minister, Greenpeace is calling for the scheme to be reintroduced immediately, and also warning that the problem goes much deeper.
Global Recycling Day and the recycled greenwash
Today is global recycling day, but as most of you probably know already, recycling is a bit of a sham. Years ago when I found out that only 9% of…