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Government’s agriculture research fund pitiful

Press release | August 30, 2017 at 15:32

Responding to the Government’s announcement that it will be setting up a new $400,000 scholarship programme for agricultural greenhouse gas research, Greenpeace sustainable agriculture campaigner, Genevieve Toop, says:

Labour climate policy a good start but not strong enough

Press release | September 8, 2017 at 11:06

In response to the Labour Party’s climate policy released this morning, Greenpeace climate campaigner, Kate Simcock, says:

Greenpeace on ETS decision

Press release | August 26, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace has welcomed the Green’s support for the emissions trading scheme (ETS), saying the party has secured some positive measures.

ETS must pass despite weaknesses

Press release | August 21, 2008 at 5:20

Despite shortcomings, it is imperative that New Zealand’s emissions trading scheme (ETS) is passed into law this parliamentary term, says Greenpeace.

New Zealanders give thumbs up to ETS

Press release | July 10, 2008 at 23:11

Greenpeace has welcomed a new survey showing most New Zealanders want the emissions trading legislation to pass and are willing to take action in their own lives to tackle climate change.

Politicians weak-kneed over agriculture's climate impact

Press release | June 16, 2008 at 0:00

Judging by today’s report back to Parliament on climate change legislation, Parliament’s Finance and Expenditure Committee has – like the Government – failed to address agriculture’s burgeoning greenhouse gas emissions.

Government killing clean safe energy growth

Press release | August 24, 2012 at 16:11

Auckland, 24 August 2012 – Greenpeace New Zealand Executive Director Bunny McDiarmid responds to the first reading to the Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading (ETS)and Other Matters) Amendment Bill. The Bill will amend the Emissions...

Government fiddling while Planet burns

Press release | August 31, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace is warning that taxpayers will pay if there’s a price cap added to the current emissions trading scheme, but welcomed agreement by most Members of Parliament that climate change is real and action needs to be taken now.

Impact guidelines drive home urgency of climate change

Press release | May 27, 2008 at 1:06

New projections of future climate change in New Zealand are a timely reminder of the urgency of strong climate policy, says Greenpeace.

National – weak in the face of anti-climate business lobby

Press release | May 18, 2008 at 0:00

National’s attempt to delay the emissions trading scheme (ETS) and undermine a partial ban on thermal power stations is unacceptable, and a strong indication the party puts big business backers ahead of tackling climate change, says Greenpeace.

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