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Unclenching fists

Blog entry by Kathy | January 21, 2009

Mount Rushmore National Memorial near South Dakota in the United States, where the faces of former US presidents are set into stone. I cried brushing my teeth this morning, tears mingling with Colgate as I listened to Obama’s...

We all need to spend some time at EfficienCity

Blog entry by Nick | February 11, 2008

If a picture speaks a thousand words, a multimedia-packed, animation-filled interactive town must speak a million. Which is why Greenpeace UK has launched EfficienCity (like Sim City, but greener) to explain exactly what decentralised...

Facebook's New Datacentre: a renewable-powered friend?

Blog entry by Anna K | October 31, 2011

Today the tech and business media are all a-twitter about Facebook, after news that company will start constructing its first datacentre outside the United States, close to the Arctic Circle, in Luleå, Sweden. By locating the...

Save the Green Collar Job!

Blog entry by Michael Tritt | July 1, 2011

Last week I spoke on behalf of Greenpeace at a packed public meeting in Dunedin, where the community is trying to save forty important jobs from being axed - by Government-owned Kiwirail. These jobs, at the Hillside rail workshop,...

The IPCC’s renewables report finds a clean energy future is possible – so why be so...

Blog entry by Sven Teske | June 17, 2011

This week, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) made public the full text of its renewables report , which details a revolutionary vision for reducing Greenhouse emissions by using renewables to replace fossil fuels...

Hard and dirty

Blog entry by Kathy | November 12, 2008

The National Party is set to announce its Cabinet line up in next two days. Former Shadow Leader of the House Gerry Brownlee is likely to feature as Energy Minister. This is the same Mr Brownlee that has publicly professed a strange...

Key and Joyce are dragging New Zealand back to Neanderthal times with asset sales agenda

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | September 5, 2012

John Key has announced a back down on his plans to sell off the first of our state owned assets – Mighty River Power. He claimed that although he did not accept the argument that Maori had property rights over the affected waterways,...

10 simple ways to use less oil

Blog entry by nick | July 8, 2010

This entry comes by popular request. A lot of people have been asking what they can do to use less oil, and reduce demand for the sticky stuff ruining beaches everywhere. Here's my top ten, feel free to add to it in comments: 1.

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