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Thank you for letting me be a part of your journey

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | December 22, 2015

Dear Friends,  As I look out my window here in Amsterdam, winter is nearly here, and with it comes the retreat of another year, and the passing of what has been to make way for the spring and the new. As the days get shorter and the...

9 ways to have a greener Christmas

Blog entry by Kamal Sunker | December 15, 2015

With Christmas just around the corner - we, as consumers have all the power to minimize our environmental impact this festive season! 1. Buy Less Many gifts are gestures of thoughtfulness, there are ways to give more by...

COP21: shows the end of fossil fuels is near, we must speed its coming

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | December 13, 2015

The wheel of climate action turns slowly, but in Paris it has turned. There’s much in this deal that frustrates and disappoints me, but it still puts the fossil fuel industry squarely on the wrong side of history. Parts of ...

If you believe in human rights, you believe in renewable energy for all

Blog entry by Arin de Hoog | December 11, 2015

Climate change and human rights. We care about them both, but we often think of them separately. Violations of human rights we usually associate with brutal regimes, unjustified imprisonment and violence carried out between people. ...

Three solar power projects where women are taking the lead

Blog entry by Georgie Johnson | December 10, 2015

Forget international climate talks – women around the world are already taking the clean energy transition into their own hands in ways only women can. Yesterday was the third ever 'gender day' at the UN climate talks in Paris, a...

Key gets ready to give away our ocean to oil drillers…again

Blog entry by Russel Norman | December 9, 2015

In a breathtaking display of hypocrisy, John Key is preparing to dish out new oil exploration permits - mere days after returning from the Paris climate change conference. It’s expected that the Government will announce the latest...

A surprising meeting with Fonterra

Blog entry by Russel Norman | December 9, 2015

In the very first high-level meeting between Greenpeace and Fonterra , Fonterra CEO Theo Spierings told me on Friday that Fonterra does not want to be implicated in deforestation in Indonesia. This is real progress and it was...

Sustainable Fashion

Blog entry by Alexandria Green | December 8, 2015

Fashion is an extraordinary medium for self-expression. Too often we forget that what we wear can transcend identity and bear a greater and longer-lasting impression on our environment. In the age of ‘fast fashion’ and accessibility...

No place for nuclear waste: bearing witness to a dangerous delivery

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | December 8, 2015

When a Greenpeace investigation found that nuclear waste returning to Australia by ship from France has been classified as high-level waste by French authorities, contradicting Australia's claims over its radioactivity, we knew we had...

Responding to refugee boats in distress

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | December 4, 2015

It's a crisis that can be told in numbers:  around 890,000 refugees and migrants  arrived to Europe by sea this year, while more than 3,500 have died and it's not over yet. Fleeing war, human rights abuses and persecution, refugees...

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