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Kermadec marine reserve great news - but not without real climate action

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid | September 30, 2015

Yesterday, at the United Nations meeting in New York, the New Zealand government announced that a vast stretch of its exclusive economic zone will be turned into an ocean sanctuary. It is the first time an area of New Zealand’s EEZ...

100% Renewable Energy by 2050? Why wait?

Blog entry by Shuk-Wah Chung | September 30, 2015

A new Greenpeace report shows how the world can move to 100% renewable energy by 2050. The bad news? It needs political will. The good news? It's already happening! Climate change deniers and investors take note. Renewable...

VICTORY: 3 Years of People vs Shell

Blog entry by India Thorogood | September 29, 2015

After 3 years of campaigning to stop Arctic drilling, we’ve just heard that Shell is backing out of drilling in the Alaskan Arctic. Millions of us across the world are breathing a huge sigh of relief after one hell of a fight. The...

#ActionsforClimate—but still not enough

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | September 28, 2015

The last few days have, for once, seen world leaders and the global media focussed on the big issues of our time: poverty, inequality and the dangers of climate change. President Obama admitted he acted too late on climate change and...

Do us a favour, Prime Minister, don't send anyone to Paris

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid, Niamh O'Flynn and Cindy Baxter | September 28, 2015

A coalition of environmental organisations is calling for prime minister John Key not to attend the upcoming Paris climate summit, and to pull Tim Groser and the entire New Zealand delegation from the two weeks of talks - see full...

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