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Evidence on resource consent for Marsden B - Shelley Anderson

Publication | July 26, 2005 at 0:00

Evidence given by Shelley Anderson on the applications by Mighty River Power Ltd for resource consents to repower Marsden B Power Station with coal in relation to the Resource Management Act 1991.

Evidence on resource consent for Marsden B - Greg Miller

Publication | July 25, 2005 at 0:00

Evidence given by Greg Miller NZ on the applications by Mighty River Power Ltd for resource consents to repower Marsden B Power Station with coal in relation to the Resource Management Act 1991.

Evidence on resource consent for Marsden B - Phyllis Fox

Publication | July 26, 2005 at 0:00

Evidence given by Phyllis Fox on the applications by Mighty River Power Ltd for resource consents to repower Marsden B Power Station with coal in relation to the Resource Management Act 1991.

Fossil fuels and climate change: The carbon logic

Publication | September 6, 2002 at 0:00

The Carbon Logic Report shows the implications for fossil fuel use in the form of a 'carbon budget' over the next century if the global commuity is to prevent dangerous climate change. It is demonstrated that it is only possible to burn a small...

Windforce 12

Publication | May 28, 2003 at 0:00

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

Energy [R]evolution Report FAQ

Publication | June 7, 2010 at 0:00

Frequently Asked Questions for the Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable World Energy Outlook Report

AT A GLANCE: Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable World Energy Outlook

Publication | June 7, 2010 at 0:00

A global energy scenario paints a picture of our common future – the picture depicts how the future could unfold. Energy scenarios send important messages on alternative futures to decision makers in political, financial, industrial sectors as...

BRIEF: Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable World Energy Outlook

Publication | June 7, 2010 at 0:00

A sustainable world energy outlook - a blueprint for a global renewable energy future.

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...

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...

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 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.

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...

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

Submission by Greenpeace New Zealand: on New Zealand’s target to propose at Bonn 3

Publication | July 31, 2009 at 0:00

There is a strong public mandate for the Government to adopt a strong target. To do less than New Zealand’s fair share will damage our international reputation and our clean green image. Accordingly, Greenpeace recommends that the Government...

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,...

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...

Addendum to evidence on resource consent for Marsden B - Shelley Anderson

Publication | July 26, 2005 at 0:00

Evidence given by Shelley Anderson on the applications by Mighty River Power Ltd for resource consents to repower Marsden B Power Station with coal in relation to the Resource Management Act 1991.

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...

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...

Greenpeace notice of appeal on Marsden B to the Environment Court

Publication | October 17, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace notice of appeal on Marsden B to the Environment Court

Pushed to the Brink

Publication | August 27, 2008 at 0:00

It is a matter of serious concern that the oceans are being systematically degraded and are in decline. The most immediate and significant threat to the oceans is overfishing and destructive fishing practices like bottom trawling. But, global...

New Zealand Farming and Climate Change

Publication | October 22, 2008 at 0:00

Half of New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture. Yet there are ways to bring these emissions down without hurting farmers’ bottom lines.

Caught Red-Handed: How Nestlé's Use of Palm Oil is Having a Devastating Impact on...

Publication | March 17, 2010 at 9:14

Nestlé is using palm oil from destroyed Indonesian rainforests and peatlands, in products like Kit Kat, pushing already endangered orang-utans to the brink of extinction and accelerating climate change. This report exposes how Nestlé is sourcing...

BRIEFING: New Zealand's 'Clean Green Image' under threat

Publication | April 7, 2008 at 0:00

The New Zealand Government’s expansion of industrial dairy increasing climate change. Greenpeace has revealed through the Governments own figures and through investigative photo and video documentation the true extent of the expansion of...

The Fonterra Connection

Publication | August 22, 2009 at 20:22

Fonterra has introduced supplementary feeds such as imported palm-based animal feed which is changing dairying from pastoral to industrial. Palm-based animal feed imports have increased 2,700 fold since 1999. This is part of an overall trend...

Q&A: New Zealand's 'Clean Green Image' under threat

Publication | April 7, 2008 at 0:00

Questions and Answers. Greenpeace revealed the extent of climate-damaging dairy conversion in New Zealand with an activity in the central North Island in which 30 volunteers replanted over 1000 trees on land cleared for dairy farming.

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 submission to the Government’s Draft Energy Strategy Consultation (NZES) 2010

Publication | September 2, 2010 at 17:33

By Carmen Gravatt On Behalf of Greenpeace Aotearoa New Zealand

Greenpeace letter to Landcorp

Publication | April 8, 2008 at 4:23

Dear Mr Kelly Today, Greenpeace has replanted land at Tahorakuri Forest which Landcorp has converted from plantation forestry to industrial dairy, to start reversing the damage caused by Landcorp. In doing so we are demonstrating that the New...

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

Submission on Climate Change (Emissions Trading and Renewable Preference) Bill

Publication | April 7, 2008 at 0:00

A price on greenhouse gas emissions is one of a suite of tactics needed to tackle climate change. It creates an incentive for people to act in ways that minimise their greenhouse gas emissions and to make climate-friendly investments.

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.

Winds of change report

Publication | July 2, 2002 at 0:00

A report exploring New Zealand's phenomenal wind resource and options to drive renewable energy development.

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