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COP24 ends without firm promises to raise climate action

Sunday, 16 December 2018, 11:33 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Sunday, December 16 : Just two months after the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned we have 12 years left to save the world, COP24 ended with no clear promise of enhanced climate action. More >>

Greenpeace upset at failure to include agriculture in ETS

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 7:17 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, December 12: The Government has just announced "improvements" to the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). More >>

NZ called on by global leaders to step up at COP24

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 9:15 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, December 11: New Zealand has been urged to be bolder at COP24 in Poland, the annual United Nations climate change conference. More >>

Provocative billboards target Ravensdown and Ballance

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 9:40 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday 6th December: Greenpeace is pulling no punches in its new campaign to ban synthetic nitrogen fertiliser and save New Zealand’s rivers. More >>

Government must rule out 8 "Dead" Rivers project

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 4:07 pm | Greenpeace

Greenpeace is calling on the Government to rule out what it says is a massive polluting project proposed for Taranaki that will increase dirty energy dependency and massively increase production of "river-killing" urea. More >>

Rich nations urged to step up

Friday, 23 November 2018, 10:11 am | Greenpeace

MAJURO , Nov 23, 2018 - The developing nations most at risk due to climate change have urged the leaders of the world’s biggest polluting countries to step up their ambition to match the scale of the climate crisis. More >>

Vanuatu warns fossil fuel companies could be sued

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 1:27 pm | Greenpeace

PORT VILA, Vanuatu, 22 Nov, 2018 - Vanuatu is considering suing fossil fuel companies that continue to contribute to climate change, the nation’s foreign minister has warned, in what could be a world first legal action by a climate vulnerable country. More >>

Public demand more ambition than bag ban - Greenpeace

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 2:19 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

The Ministry for Environment (MfE) has reported today that of 9,300 submissions received, 92 per cent support the Government's proposed mandatory phase out of single-use plastic shopping bags. MfE has further noted that many submitters "support the proposal ... More >>

Marshallese call for developed countries to step up

Sunday, 18 November 2018, 12:30 pm | Greenpeace

More than 100 Marshallese call for developed countries to step up their climate action ahead of CVF Summit Majuro , Marshall Islands, 17 November 2018 - More than 200 Marshallese activists in traditional vessels have rallied off the coast of the nation’s capital, ... More >>

Greenpeace calls for ban on chemical nitrogen fertiliser

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 10:15 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is opening up a new front in the struggle to save New Zealand’s rivers and reduce agricultural emissions. More >>

Oil and gas ban passes into law

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 7:21 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

7th November 2018: Greenpeace today welcomes the passing of legislation that puts the ban on new oil and gas permits into law. More >>

Greenpeace fury at Mackenzie Dairy decision

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 9:57 am | Greenpeace

Greenpeace is furious at a council decision to let the controversial mega dairy farm in the Mackenzie turn on it’s irrigators before all the conditions of the resource consent are met. More >>

Greenpeace slams Antarctic Ocean Commission

Saturday, 3 November 2018, 11:38 am | Greenpeace

3 November 2018 - Greenpeace has slammed the Antarctic Ocean Commission (CCAMLR) for "failing its mandate" following a meeting in Hobart, Tasmania, where governments failed to agree a vast Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary, backed by 22 of 25 ... More >>

Greenpeace Mackenzie dairy protestors escape conviction

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 12:48 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

A dozen Greenpeace activists arrested for protesting the site of a mega dairy farm in the Mackenzie Country earlier this year will not be convicted. More >>

Big Brands have no plans to tackle plastic pandemic

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 8:34 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

A Greenpeace report has revealed that well-known consumer brands are sitting on their hands when it comes to plastic pollution. More >>

Government warned about suicide cult

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 3:00 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace will be warning senior Government figures tomorrow not to trust the "honeyed words" of oil companies - likening the industry to a "suicide cult." More >>

Govt backtracks on climate action, grants drill extension

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 9:16 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

The Government has just granted oil giant OMV a two-year extension to drill in the Great South Basin, despite issuing a ban on new oil and gas exploration permits in April. More >>

Pohokura gas shutdown exposes urgent need for solar

Monday, 15 October 2018, 11:16 am | Greenpeace

Monday, October 15: Skyrocketing power prices linked to a shutdown at the offshore Pohokura gas field are just another reminder that we need to fast-track the rollout of solar energy, says Greenpeace. More >>

Greenpeace launches trainings to confront oil driller OMV

Saturday, 13 October 2018, 12:09 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Saturday, October 13: Greenpeace has launched the first of a series of national training workshops to prepare for the arrival of oil giant, OMV. More >>

Seize the day and protect the Antarctic

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 9:15 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

10 October 2018 - Greenpeace is challenging the New Zealand Government to seize the day and help create the largest protected area on earth, right in our own backyard. More >>

 

 

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