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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.

Climate Change: Small steps to target a big problem

Publication | March 2, 2008 at 0:00

The bigger the problem, the harder it is to act; we’ve all experienced that frozen feeling when the problem seems too big. We’re facing this challenge with climate change. OK, it’s probably a lot bigger than any issue we’ve had to face before,...

Rainbow Warrior Open Day Schedule 2008

Publication | February 19, 2008 at 0:00

New Zealanders well remember the tragic bombing in Auckland harbour of the Rainbow Warrior by the French secret service on 10 July 1985. The new Rainbow Warrior set sail four years after the bombing and since then has sailed the world working...

Guide to Forest Friendly Outdoor Furniture Retailers

Publication | February 6, 2008 at 0:00

UPDATED 2009! This guide ranks leading outdoor furniture retailers in New Zealand on their policies and practice on eliminating the sale of timber products that are from illegal and unsustainable sources.

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 IPCC Synthesis Report

Publication | November 16, 2007 at 2:32

Over the course of 2007, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released three reports in its Fourth Assessment series, which together constitute the international scientific consensus on the science of climate,...

NZ Business blind to urgency of climate change

Publication | November 15, 2007 at 2:53

The recent attempts to undermine the tentative progress that has been made towards a sustainable climate change policy have involved the usual industry players lining up to take a hit at the Government’s emissions trading scheme and energy...

What is the IPCC

Publication | November 2, 2007 at 0:00

The UN's climate science advisory body, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007, for its "efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the...

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,...

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