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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,...

The TPP deal - taking away people’s right to protect our home

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | October 7, 2015

(Photo credit: Sam R. Dyson/ ActionSation ) Overnight Monday, ministers, trade officials and corporate lobbyists concluded the highly controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement - a shady ‘trade’ deal that has been cooked up...

5 Ways that People Power Helped Defeat Shell

Blog entry by Trillia Fidei | October 6, 2015

All rights reserved . Credit: © Greenpeace Shell just announced it’s giving up on drilling for oil in the Alaskan Arctic. This is a huge victory for millions of people all around the world who opposed the oil giant’s...

Not Just Tuna: The truth behind the world’s biggest tuna company

Blog entry by Graham Forbes | October 5, 2015

It's time to change the tuna industry. The global tuna industry is out of control . It is emptying our oceans of fish, harming other marine life and exploiting workers in shocking ways . Workers report being beaten,...

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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