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23 countries and states to phase out coal

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 6:47 pm | Greenpeace

23 countries and states to phase out coal as US$432 billion of capital leaves the industry Hong Kong, 18 October 2017 - Over a quarter of the 1,675 companies that owned or developed coal-fired power capacity since 2010 have entirely left the coal ... More >>

Samsung, Huawei and Amazon failing ‘green’ electronics

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 5:11 pm | Greenpeace

Samsung, Huawei and Amazon failing Greenpeace’s ‘green’ electronics guide San Francisco, 17 October 2017 - Fairphone and Apple are ahead of brands such as Samsung, Huawei and Amazon, which are failing to take responsibility for their environmental ... More >>

Fukushima survivor submits evidence to UN

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 7:48 pm | Greenpeace

Geneva, 12 October 2017 - Fukushima survivor Mitsuko Sonoda will testify today on the ongoing human rights abuses of Fukushima victims and the ever-present risk nuclear power plants pose to the communities that live near them at the United Nations Human ... More >>

New World topples under pressure to Ban the Bag

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 1:16 pm | Greenpeace

Tuesday, October 10: Greenpeace is welcoming New World’s announcement this morning that it will phase out single-use plastic bags by the end of 2018. Plastics campaigner, Elena Di Palma, says the decision reflects the power that people have to influence ... More >>

We Won’t Back Down: Greenpeace

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 10:47 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, October 5: The Greenpeace activists charged for putting themselves in the water in front of the world’s largest seismic oil ship have told the Government that they won’t back down, and will now face trial. More >>

Japan nuclear regulator approves first TEPCO reactors

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 9:02 pm | Greenpeace

Tokyo, 4 October 2017 - Japan’s nuclear regulator today granted preliminary safety approval for two Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) reactors at the Kashiwazaki Kariwa nuclear plant despite widespread public opposition. These are the first TEPCO ... More >>

Countdown’s Bold Bag Ban praised by Greenpeace

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 11:28 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Countdown has announced it is eliminating single use plastic shopping bags by the end of next year. More >>

Greenpeace calls for rejection of “monstrous” oil project

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 8:28 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, October 2: Greenpeace has made an urgent call for parties engaged in post-election coalition negotiations to rule out an oil prospecting application, which if approved, could see one of the largest 3D seismic blasting surveys that has taken place in ... More >>

New Government must take action on environment - Greenpeace

Sunday, 24 September 2017, 2:40 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

The environment was at the centre of this election campaign and, whatever the exact makeup, the new government needs to take action. Greenpeace says it will be there to make sure they do. More >>

New World’s plastic bag poll “rigged”, says Greenpeace

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 12:48 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, September 21: Greenpeace has joined growing public criticism over New World supermarket’s poll on single-use plastic bags, which neglects to offer public the option of an outright ban. More >>

Labour and Greens confirm commitment to restoring democracy

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 5:06 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Labour MP Megan Woods is promising to return Canterbury’s regional council, ECan, to a democratically elected council. More >>

Water Activists Flood Into Ecan Offices To Save Rivers

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 8:59 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Christchurch, 14 September: Pro-democracy water campaigners have taken over the regional council offices in Christchurch today. More >>

Jacinda Ardern Refuses to Stop Deep Sea Oil Drilling

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 11:36 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, September 12: Greenpeace has slammed Labour leader Jacinda Ardern for refusing to rule out new deep sea oil drilling, despite comparing climate change to our nuclear-free moment a few weeks ago. More >>

Jacinda has the talk but Greens have the walk - Greenpeace

Sunday, 10 September 2017, 3:52 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Sunday, September 10: In response to the Greens’ climate policy announcements today, Greenpeace climate campaigner, Kate Simcock, says the Greens should be applauded for their climate policy. More >>

Labour climate policy a good start but not strong enough

Friday, 8 September 2017, 11:05 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, September 8: In response to the Labour Party’s climate policy released this morning, Greenpeace climate campaigner, Kate Simcock, says: More >>

Arrests made at Greenpeace irrigation dam occupation

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 3:07 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, 7 September: After eight hours occupying the Central Plains Waters’ irrigation dam nine people have been arrested by police and removed. All have been charged with trespass. More >>

Lightning occupation to shut down big irrigation scheme

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 11:52 am | Greenpeace

The group equipped with banners saying "Save our Rivers" have launched a lightning occupation of the dam. More >>

Lightning occupation to shut down big irrigation scheme

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 8:54 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thur 7th Sept: Greenpeace activists and locals have taken over a dam construction site in central Canterbury this morning - defying legal threats from a big irrigation company. More >>

Leaked report shows climate must be key election issue

Monday, 4 September 2017, 11:25 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Monday, September 4: Responding to the leaked Ministry for the Environment report that estimates $19 billion of property is at risk in New Zealand from the effects of climate change, Greenpeace climate campaigner Kate Simcock says: More >>

Greenpeace: Government’s agriculture research fund “pitiful”

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 3:27 pm | Greenpeace

Wednesday, August 30: 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: More >>

 

 

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