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Climate change minister reveals he’s clueless

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | May 29, 2015

Our Associate Minister for Climate Change, Simon Bridges, doesn't know what 'emissions reduction targets' are. That was his shocking response to a question from opposition MP Dr Megan Woods last month. And it’s scary because this is...

Shell burns priceless art in latest Greenpeace Arctic video

Blog entry by nyoung | May 29, 2015

Greenpeace’s Save the Arctic campaign has created a shocking video targeting oil giant Shell and its plans to drill in the US Arctic this summer.   In the film, three replicas of famous landscape art are set on fire, and as...

Whistling in the dark

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | May 26, 2015

The government’s deep sea oil programme is failing. There I said it. Like other polluting businesses around the world, the deep sea oil industry has been stunned by the seismic shift in investor support for clean power. Shareholders...

Review: “Fallout” a play by Bronwyn Elsmore and Produced by Jennifer Ward-Leland.

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid | May 26, 2015

On Wednesday I went to the opening performance of “Fallout” playing at the Basement theatre. It’s a play about the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior by French government agents, 30 years ago this July. But it’s equally a story about...

The people of Mahan have won; Long live the fight – Zindabad!

Blog entry by Vinuta Gopal | May 21, 2015

I was returning to Mahan and Singrauli after more than two years. I had wanted more than anything to be back in Mahan to see what the people felt on knowing they had won. The Mahan coal block was not going to be auctioned as the...

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