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Greenpeace Budget Response: Meridian Sell-Off Could Cost Economy Billions

Press release | May 16, 2013 at 14:16

Responding to today’s Budget, which includes plans to sell off New Zealand-owned Meridian Energy, Nathan Argent, Greenpeace’s chief policy advisor, said: “The half-baked decision to sell clean energy gem Meridian could lose the economy...

English’s budget set to ignore global clean energy revolution

Press release | May 22, 2012 at 13:03

22/5/12 Auckland: Greenpeace New Zealand is urging the Government here to follow the UK Government’s lead in stimulating green growth, ahead of Thursday’s budget.

EEZ law favours big polluters over NZ public

Press release | August 28, 2012 at 15:28

Auckland, 28 August 2012 - The Government’s new Exclusive Economic Zone legislation favours the country’s biggest polluters at the cost of ordinary New Zealanders, says Greenpeace.

Budget must dump damaging fossil fuel subsidies

Press release | May 18, 2011 at 13:29

Auckland May 18 2011: Increased subsidies for fossil fuels are fiscally irresponsible and pose a major threat to our clean, green reputation and our economy, Greenpeace says.

Greenpeace welcomes ‘New Zealand’s Position in the Green Race’ report as a clear call...

Press release | June 11, 2012 at 9:27

Auckland 11/6/12: The release of Pure Advantage’s report on the clean opportunities presented by the global clean energy race is being described by Greenpeace New Zealand as a clarion call for action.

Green Growth report offers smarter economic direction says Greenpeace

Press release | November 15, 2012 at 8:53

Auckland, 15 November 2012 – Greenpeace has welcomed Pure Advantage’s Green Growth report saying its vision of building a prosperous economy by protecting the environment offers a smarter alternative to the Government’s current polluting policies.

Arctic melt record will speed up global energy revolution

Press release | August 27, 2012 at 13:51

Auckland, 27 August 2012 - The record melt of Arctic sea ice signals the urgency to replace fossil fuels with clean energy, says Greenpeace.

Stern look at global warming

Feature story | October 30, 2006 at 0:00

A report commissioned by the British government reveals that, if we don't act on global warming, it could cost the world $9 trillion and cause a downturn like the Great Depression.

Polar Bears on Thin Ice

Feature story | January 12, 2007 at 0:00

The good news is the polar bear is likely to given extra protection under US law. The bad news is its home is disappearing faster than ever. With 2007 predicted to be the warmest year on record it looks like they'll need all the protection they...

More heavy rain, predicted

Feature story | July 27, 2007 at 4:43

Computer models of how our world will react to climate change have long predicted extreme and shifting weather patterns. More heavy rains in some areas, crippling drought in others. A new study, published this week in the journal Nature,...

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