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The insane plan to expand the world’s biggest nuclear plant

Blog entry by Daul Jang | October 14, 2015

Over 3 million people live within 30 km of what is set to become the largest nuclear power plant in South Korea and the world. So why is the government expanding nuclear and locking out safe, clean renewables? Two inflatables...

Groser gets served by High Court over TPPA secrecy

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | October 13, 2015

Today, the High Court in Wellington served a humiliating judicial slapdown for Trade Minister Tim Groser and his anti-democratic moves to hide the TPP text from the people of New Zealand. Leading academic and campaigner Jane...

'Dieselgate' continues: UK transport agency paid £80m by auto industry

Blog entry by Lawrence Carter | October 13, 2015

The UK government agency responsible for testing pollution levels in new cars has received more than £80 million (NZ$183 million) from the auto industry in the last decade, prompting concerns over a potential conflict of interest. ...

As King coal belches its last breath, it’s time to go solar

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | October 8, 2015

Today, Solid Energy announced that the closure of Huntly’s dirty coal fired boilers will result in more job losses in the coal industry. As the world moves away from polluting power like coal, the pain of this shift is now being felt...

Ecology and Money

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | October 8, 2015

On Friday, September 17, the US Federal Reserve blinked in the face of unrelenting, global economic malaise. This private bank, which possesses the monopoly to print US money, had promised to raise interest rates a paltry 1/4-percent,...

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