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Arin de Hoog

Arin de Hoog is from Ottawa, Canada. Trained as a financial journalist, he has worked as a producer, reporter and announcer for a variety of radio stations.

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  • Fossil Fuel's last stand

    Blogpost by Arin de Hoog - 12 February, 2015 at 15:30 6 comments

    Action against CO2 Storage in Hannover. 09/13/2011 © Michael Loewa / Greenpeace

    The struggle to remain relevant can be a tough one. For the fossil fuel industry, remaining relevant can mean stacks of money and political clout, or, staring into the darkness of very empty pockets.

    In the face of growing divestment movements, the... Read more >

  • The Arctic Sunrise, her journey continues

    Blogpost by Arin de Hoog - 19 November, 2014 at 17:06 3 comments

    Last Saturday, the ecologically pristine area around the Canary Islands was the watery stage of the next chapter in the story of the Arctic Sunrise. Last year, she carried Greenpeace activists across icy waters North of Russia, where they protested ag... Read more >

  • Greenpeace at London Climate March Greenpeace activists at the People's Climate March in London, UK. 09/21/2014 © John Cobb / Greenpeace

    Yesterday, over half a million people in 160 countries across the world marched against climate change. What clearer signal can there be to policy leaders that they need to either lead or get out of the way?

    Leading means using tomorrow’s climate s... Read more >

  • The Dirtiest Ark

    Blogpost by Arin de Hoog - 4 July, 2014 at 15:14

    Action at Eugenio Montale Coal Power Plant in ItalyActivists climb an Enel coal rig in the harbour of the Eugenio Montale Coal Power Plant, demanding EU Council move away from dirty and unsafe energy policies and into renewable energies as Italy takes on the Council presidency in July. Greenpeace sends a message to the EU Council Summit in Brussels: "The problem, the solution: we have the choice!"06/25/2014 © Francesco Alesi / Greenpeace

    People tend to forget that coal’s reach goes far beyond the place where it is mined. How its harmful emissions don’t just reach across the sky, but its product also moves across our oceans and seas.

    The World Coal Association claims that “seaborne ... Read more >

  • Volume is the catalyst

    Blogpost by Arin de Hoog - 5 June, 2014 at 16:28 1 comment

    Let's face it; people tend to get edgy when the US is mentioned. Often people wish, many of them Americans, that whatever the US does, could they just do it quietly.

    But there's something to be said for volume.

    For example, the world couldn't help b... Read more >

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