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Coal is not LOL: 10 Reasons to Shut Huntly Coal

Blog entry by Kamal Sunker | March 23, 2016

New Zealand’s last remaining coal fired power station, Huntly, was due to be shut in 2018. But after colluding with other power companies in closed-door meetings, Huntly’s owner, Genesis Energy, is reconsidering those plans. We say...

How India’s capital switched on the sun

Blog entry by Ruhie Kumar and Madhulika Varma | June 13, 2016

Today in Delhi we are celebrating something big! Usually in May and June Delhiites complain of scorching heat and how we are cursed with bad weather, water shortages and power blackouts. The same is true for other big crowded metro...

TedX: The Energy [R]evolution

Video | March 1, 2011 at 8:15

Tzeporah Berman, co-head of the climate and energy campaign at Greenpeace International, gives a TedX talk about the solution to our current and future energy needs.

Happy Birthday, Facebook!

Blog entry by Jodie Van Horn | February 7, 2011

According to its own page , Facebook is celebrating its 7th birthday today. Seven years-old! Isn't that, like, half the age of Facebook's founder? Just teasing, Mark. Facebook's stats page gives us an idea of just how far the...

A big win for people power

Blog entry by Nick Young | July 20, 2010

Lucy Lawless heads the March Against Mining Today the Government announced a complete u-turn on plans to mine New Zealand's best conservation land. There will be no mining in Schedule 4 land or any national parks now or in the...

Absurdity, urgency and the battle for our future

Blog entry by Daniel Mittler | December 7, 2012

My head is in Doha, but my body is not. My inbox is overflowing even more than usual, as rumors picked up in the vast corridors of the Qatar Convention Centre are spread around electronically. The acronyms alone make it easy to make...

Fifty-three reactors down, one to go: Japan may have a nuclear-free summer

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | March 27, 2012

Japan is almost completely free of nuclear power now, after the shutdown on March 26, 2012 of the Number 6 reactor at the country’s Kashiwasaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant. No nuclear reactors are now operational on the Japanese...

A Solar Promise

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | July 12, 2011

This week, as the nation batons down the hatches to shield itself from the ravages of winter’s fury, there is a ray of sunshine piercing the grey and blustery vista. And where else but from than the solar capital of Aotearoa – Nelson.

The word is out: The Future of Energy is Renewable

Blog entry by Caroline Chisholm | May 11, 2011

Listen up, energy sceptics – today’s report from the IPCC has found that not only will renewable energy provide most of the world’s energy needs by 2050, it’s going to have an indispensable role in mitigating catastrophic climate...

Facebook hits 500 million mark

Blog entry by nick | July 23, 2010

It’s official: an eye-watering 500 million people are now using Facebook. But as the social networking site celebrates this latest milestone, another one is in the making: almost half a million of its users have joined one of our...

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