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Fossil fuels are the new cigarettes

Blog entry by Russel Norman | November 30, 2015

As a former pack-a-day smoker, Greenpeace NZ executive director Russel Norman says fossil fuels are like cigarettes: addictive and dangerous. Deliberately, knowingly, destroying the stable climate on which our civilisation...

In 3 steps, here is what Paris can do - and what we need to do afterwards

Blog entry by Simon Boxer | November 30, 2015

The last few weeks have seen the best and the worst in terms of climate change. Victories which pundits told us for years were “impossible” have been coming at a breathtaking pace. Coal demand is in terminal decline worldwide ,...

Why these people are marching for climate change and why you should too.

Blog entry by Kamal Sunker | November 27, 2015

Those without a voice aren’t just animals, but also the millions to billions of people worldwide who are affected by rising sea levels and extreme weather events brought about from climate change. Low-income countries will...

4 of ExxonMobil’s greatest climate denial hits

Blog entry by Naomi Ages | November 27, 2015

In the last few months, exposé after exposé has uncovered how Exxon knew about the dangerous reality of climate change before the media, politicians and just about everyone else. But instead of doing the right thing, or even just...

Why I chained myself to a Government oil exploration boat

Blog entry by Siana Fitzjohn | November 24, 2015

This morning along with four others I boarded a Government oil exploration ship in Wellington, climbed a mast and locked myself on.  I've never done anything like this before and to be honest, I was terrified. But as our...

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