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The Statoil Greenwash Guide

Publication | August 20, 2015 at 14:47

In light of the climate crisis and the related criticism, Statoil has displayed remarkable expertise in brand management.

Energy Revolution 2015

Publication | September 21, 2015 at 11:00

This is the year when the fight against climate change could take a dramatic turn. The conference in Paris in December presents political and business leaders with the opportunity to take the critical decisions needed if we are to keep average...

New Zealand Oil Spill Report

Publication | October 23, 2013 at 0:01

In April 2010, the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico highlighted the wide-scale impacts that can be caused by a catastrophic deep sea well failure.

Indonesia’s fire crisis is a test of corporate commitment to forest protection

Publication | November 20, 2015 at 13:01

Forest and peatland destruction by ‘sustainable’ palm oil companies, including Fonterra supplier Wilmar, is fuelling forest fires in Borneo, a new investigation by Greenpeace International has revealed.

Election 2017 ENGO Letter to political leadership

Publication | October 1, 2017 at 11:39

A ‘supergroup’ of New Zealand environmental organisations has sent an open letter to the leaders of key political party leaders as they prepare to negotiate a coalition for the next Government.

Save our beaches from oil disaster

Publication | March 23, 2011 at 16:21

Many of us watched dumbfounded as the oil-spill disaster in the US Gulf of Mexico unfolded in 2010. Amazingly, as the oil was gushing from BP’s well, Energy and Resources Minister Gerry Brownlee was issuing permits for deepwater exploration to be...

How Clean is Your Cloud?

Publication | April 18, 2012 at 2:00

How much energy is required to power the ever-expanding online world? What percentage of global greenhouse gas emissions is attributable to the IT sector? This report takes a look at the energy choices some of the largest and fastest growing IT...

Out Of Our Depth: Deep-sea oil exploration in New Zealand

Publication | December 11, 2011 at 14:08

- A sea change in government strategy - Safety concerns - The risks of deep-sea oil - Where is deep-sea oil exploration taking place in New Zealand? - International oil companies in the dock

The carbon cost of palm kernel expeller

Publication | December 4, 2011 at 6:40

Fonterra’s use of palm kernel expeller (PKE) could hide a large source of unaccounted climate emissions, making a significant contribution to the carbon footprint of its milk products - palm products are typically grown on cleared rainforest or...

Save the Arctic Petition

Publication | August 3, 2012 at 10:09

Polar ice is vital for cooling the planet but the Arctic is warming faster than anywhere else on Earth. Without the ice, polar bears and other wildlife cannot survive. As the ice retreats, oil giants like Shell are moving in. An oil spill...

Open letter to Jacinda Ardern

Publication | March 9, 2018 at 7:47

A group of leading New Zealanders, including scientists, health professionals, unions, and the current New Zealand Poet Laureate, have launched an open letter urging Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to end oil and gas exploration.

OIA Docs for Thompson and Clark MBIE Relationship

Publication | March 16, 2018 at 8:43

Multitudes of documents received under the Official Information Act reveal that the Ministry for Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) has had a close relationship with TCIL for more than four years, and has worked with them to protect the oil...

IPS test results

Publication | August 25, 2011 at 9:00

IPS, which carried out the tests for Greenpeace on Cottonsoft products, is a heavyweight independent testing lab used by major companies in the international paper industry like Kimberly-Clark, SCA, International Paper and Procter & Gamble. The...

Russel Norman letter to SSC

Publication | March 16, 2018 at 8:59

Greenpeace has asked the State Services Commission to expand its investigation into the use of Thompson and Clark by a government agency to include Ministry for Business, Innovation & Employment, after OIA requests revealed the Ministry has also...

The Future is Here: New Jobs, New Prosperity and a New Clean Economy

Publication | February 11, 2013 at 4:00

The World is witnessing a historic, global shift in the way we power our homes our businesses and our economies. Climate change is here. How we respond is the only question that remains.

Arctic Sea Ice Minimum

Publication | August 27, 2012 at 13:17

Sea ice is frozen sea water that waxes and wanes in response to the cooling and warming of the Arctic throughout the year. The ice pack reaches its greatest extent at the end of the winter, during March, and its lowest point at the end of...

Letter to heads of state from Kumi Naidoo

Publication | November 29, 2009 at 23:04

The International Executive Director of Greenpeace International wrote personally to Prime Minister John Key, urging him to attend the UN climate talks in Copenhagen.

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...

Energy Revolution: A sustainable world energy outlook

Publication | January 25, 2007 at 0:00

There is now growing awareness on the imperatives for a global energy future which marks a distinct departure from past trends and patterns of energy production and use.

Marsden B Legal Submissions

Publication | July 26, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace New Zealand made submissions on the proposal by Mighty River Power Ltd (MRP) to repower Marsden B power station using coal. These oral submissions are made in support of its original submission, and are also made on submitters who also...

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.

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...

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

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

FACTSHEET: Climate Change

Publication | November 12, 2010 at 13:37

Climate change is Greenpeace’s number one global priority. It’s the greatest environmental threat that humanity has ever faced. Unchecked it will adversely affect human society and the world’s biodiversity on an unprecedented scale.

BRIEFING: Success or Failure in Copenhagen

Publication | December 7, 2009 at 9:46

New Zealand's Prime Minister, John Key, will now attend the UN climate talks in Copenhagen, and is relying on New Zealand's emissions trading scheme and a highly conditional 10-20% emissions reduction target to show New Zealand is doing its bit.

Better Times

Publication | June 10, 2009 at 0:00

News and views on farming methods that are better for the pocket and planet. Produced by Greenpeace New Zealand, in support of our land and our environment.

The Changing Face of NZ Farming

Publication | June 9, 2009 at 0:00

Over time, New Zealand’s dairy sector has shifted from traditional and less intensive pasture farming to a more intensive model. This is having a huge impact on the environment, rapidly increasing greenhouse gas emissions, eroding the clean and...

Greenpeace demands for copenhagen

Publication | March 24, 2009 at 0:00

As the reality of climate change continues to outstrip research findings, it is becoming clear that reaching the 'tipping point' is a far more immediate threat than we imagined and the window of opportunity for avoiding runaway climate change...

The Changing Face of NZ Farming

Publication | June 9, 2009 at 0:00

Over time, New Zealand’s dairy sector has shifted from traditional and less intensive pasture farming to a more intensive model. This is having a huge impact on the environment, rapidly increasing greenhouse gas emissions, eroding the clean and...

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.

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: China - taking action on climate change

Publication | September 24, 2007 at 0:00

What China is doing in response to climate change?

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

Climate Risk: Understanding the financial risk that climate change presents to New...

Publication | June 28, 2007 at 0:00

The question is no longer whether a particular company is exposed to Climate Risk, but by how much?

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...

Executive summary: New Zealand Energy Revolution: How to prevent climate chaos

Publication | February 27, 2007 at 0:00

A report by Greenpeace examining how New Zealand can restructure its energy system to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions and avoid the worst effects of climate change.

New Zealand Energy Revolution: How to prevent climate chaos

Publication | February 26, 2007 at 0:00

A report by Greenpeace examining how New Zealand can restructure its energy system to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions and avoid the worst effects of climate change.

Greenpeace submission to DOC opposing Marsden B coal conveyer

Publication | November 20, 2006 at 0:00

The Greenpeace New Zealand submission to the Department of Conservation opposing Marsden B coal conveyer application.

Greenpeace submission against Marsden B

Publication | July 26, 2005 at 0:00

Opening Submissions of Counsel for Greenpeace New Zealand on applications by Mighty River Power Ltd for Resource Consents to Repower Marsden B Power Station with Coal

Addendum to evidence on resource consent for Marsden B - Greg Miller

Publication | July 26, 2005 at 0:00

Addendum to evidence given by Greg Miller 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 - 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.

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