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UN Loss And Damage Fund Doomed Without Fossil Fuel Phase-out - Greenpeace Aotearoa

Friday, 1 December 2023, 10:47 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

As a new climate loss and damage fund is operationalised on the first day of the COP28 UN climate conference, Greenpeace Aotearoa is condemning the New Zealand Government’s decision to restart offshore fossil fuel exploration, which will only lead to more ... More >>

More International Embarrassment Expected For New Zealand Over Oil And Gas Ban U-turn - Greenpeace

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 2:14 pm | Greenpeace

New Zealand’s new Government created international headlines this week for its decision to reverse the world’s first smoking ‘generation ban’. Now another major u-turn is on the cards, as New Zealand pledges to overturn the world-leading ... More >>

Deep Sea Miners Take Greenpeace To Court For Ongoing Protest At Sea

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 10:23 am | Greenpeace

Would-be deep sea miners The Metals Company has launched legal proceedings against Greenpeace International for an ongoing peaceful protest at sea in the Pacific Ocean, in an attempt to silence environmental concerns about deep sea mining. NORI, a wholly-owned ... More >>

The Metals Company Threatens Greenpeace With Injunction But Activists Continue Pacific Protest

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 9:20 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wannabe deep sea miner, The Metals Company (TMC) has attempted to silence Greenpeace International’s ongoing protest in the Clarion Clipperton Zone by threatening the organisation with an injunction on Saturday, November 25. Undeterred by the threats ... More >>

Unprecedented Nitrate Contamination Map Of NZ Launched By Greenpeace With Challenge To New Agriculture Minister

Monday, 27 November 2023, 9:25 am | Greenpeace

Greenpeace has today launched a groundbreaking interactive map indicating nitrate contamination levels of drinking water across New Zealand, warning of health risks from the higher nitrate concentrations. The launch comes with a challenge to the ... More >>

Greenpeace Slams Poor Coalition Appointments For Oceans And Agriculture Portfolios

Friday, 24 November 2023, 11:58 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is slamming the decision to give the important Oceans and Fisheries portfolio to New Zealand First after Shane " the apostle for industry" Jones landed the Oceans and Fisheries Minister appointment today - and says Christopher Luxon ... More >>

Greenpeace Confronts Deep Sea Mining Ship In At-risk Pacific Region

Friday, 24 November 2023, 9:19 am | Greenpeace

Eastern Pacific Ocean - Greenpeace International activists yesterday began an ongoing peaceful action against a ship doing deep sea mining exploration for The Metals Company (TMC), to denounce the imminent threat that this industry poses to the world’s ... More >>

New Bottom Trawling Report ‘wake-up Call For Deluded Fishing Industry’, Say Environmentalists

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 3:02 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

An authoritative new report reveals the considerable carbon cost of bottom trawling, with environmentalists calling it a "damning wake-up call" for the commercial fishing industry. The report, released today by the Parliamentary Commissioner for ... More >>

Brownlee Plays The Fossil Fool At Pacific Islands Forum - Greenpeace

Friday, 10 November 2023, 11:02 am | Greenpeace

Greenpeace is condemning Gerry Brownlee’s "unscrupulous" defence of plans to reopen offshore oil and gas exploration while speaking to media at the Pacific Islands Forum in the Cook Islands. Pacific Governments and civil society organisations ... More >>

Shell Hits Greenpeace With Intimidation Lawsuit: Threatening $8.6m Damages Claim; Protest Ban To Silence Climate Demands

Thursday, 9 November 2023, 6:41 pm | Greenpeace

Dutch oil giant Shell has launched an intimidation lawsuit against Greenpeace UK and Greenpeace International, demanding that the organisation stop all protests at Shell infrastructure, at sea or in port, anywhere in the world, forever. Greenpeace ... More >>

Fonterra’s New Scope 3 Emissions Reduction Roadmap Just "polishing A Turd" - Greenpeace

Thursday, 9 November 2023, 10:57 am | Greenpeace

Dairy giant Fonterra has today announced on-farm (Scope 3) emissions reduction targets, but Greenpeace Aotearoa says the dairy giant’s proposed ‘climate roadmap’ is little more than "polishing a turd" because it contains no real measures ... More >>

Keep NZ First Out Of Fishing And Ocean Portfolios, Urges Greenpeace

Friday, 3 November 2023, 2:06 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is urging the National Party to keep New Zealand First out of any oceans or fisheries portfolios - citing previous examples of Winston Peters’ party pandering to fishing industry interests and blocking much-needed ocean protection. With the ... More >>

Luxon’s Threat To Roll Back Climate Action At Odds With Emissions Targets

Wednesday, 1 November 2023, 3:49 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace Aotearoa is calling on Prime Minister-elect Christopher Luxon to commit to real climate action, as reports reveal New Zealand is now at risk of not meeting its Paris Agreement emissions reduction targets. "It’s not enough for New ... More >>

New IEA Report Proves Luxon’s Oil And Gas Plan "nonsensical" - Greenpeace

Wednesday, 25 October 2023, 10:57 am | Greenpeace

As the International Energy Agency releases yet another report signalling the coming end of the fossil fuel industry, Greenpeace is condemning Luxon’s "foolish" plan to bring back new offshore oil and gas exploration. The IEA’s World Energy ... More >>

Greenpeace To Luxon: New Oil And Gas Exploration Can’t Happen In A Climate Crisis

Monday, 16 October 2023, 12:05 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace Aotearoa’s message to Prime Minister-elect Christopher Luxon is that starting new oil and gas exploration in the middle of a climate crisis is a crime against life on Earth, and the people of Aotearoa will rise up against it, just like ... More >>

ACT Party Agriculture Policy "Out Of Touch With Reality" - Greenpeace

Thursday, 5 October 2023, 10:09 am | Greenpeace

Greenpeace Aotearoa is condemning the ACT Party’s agricultural policy, which would strip back a range of environmental regulations for the sector. Greenpeace says the policy is badly out of touch with reality. Christine Rose, Greenpeace spokesperson, ... More >>

Bottom Trawling Ban Can’t Avoid Fishing Areas, Says Greenpeace

Tuesday, 3 October 2023, 9:04 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace has welcomed Labour’s support for banning bottom trawling on seamounts but warns the ‘devil is in the detail’, reminding political leaders that meaningful ocean protection means urgently banning the method from where it does the most harm. ... More >>

Greenpeace "baffled" As Green Party Leaves Biggest Polluter Out Of Policy Priorities

Monday, 2 October 2023, 2:40 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is issuing a "please explain" to the Green Party after action on agricultural emissions was left off its list of policy priorities, released yesterday. "The dairy industry is New Zealand’s biggest polluter, responsible for driving ... More >>

New IEA Report A Warning That National Must Abandon Offshore Oil Drilling Policy - Greenpeace

Wednesday, 27 September 2023, 10:06 am | Greenpeace

Following the release of the International Energy Agency (IEA) ‘Net Zero Roadmap Update' yesterday, Greenpeace Aotearoa says that the National Party is out of touch with its promise to reverse the 2018 ban on new offshore oil and gas exploration. ... More >>

Labour’s Climate Manifesto - Commendable Condiments But Missing The ‘main Meal’

Monday, 25 September 2023, 2:47 pm | Greenpeace

Greenpeace Aotearoa says the Labour Party’s Climate Manifesto, launched today, reads like a shopping list of condiments that has missed off the main meal: action on New Zealand’s biggest climate polluter, intensive dairy. "There are many ... More >>





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