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Emissions trading in the dairy sector

Blog entry by Nick | February 20, 2008

Tim Cronshaw had a very one sided article in the Press yesterday about what the Government's 'Emissions Trading Scheme' (ETS) may cost dairy farmers to reduce their emissions from cows, on the farm and energy used in the...

Rainbow Warrior Open Days

Feature story | February 20, 2008 at 0:00

The Rainbow Warrior is currently in New Zealand and will be open to the public on certain days in Auckland, Gisborne, Christchurch, Dunedin and Wellington. Below is a schedule that will be kept up to date should there be any changes.

A family protest

Blog entry by Nick | February 19, 2008

The plight of whales under the harpoon gets people pretty het up sometimes. People leading otherwise normal lives find themselves compelled to do things they may not have otherwise considered. Last week we received an email that...

100% of Japanese taxpayers support whaling - they just don't know it

Feature story | February 19, 2008 at 0:00

Every year the Japanese government spends $US 4.7 million of taxpayers' money to subsidise the whaling industry. Yet a new, Greenpeace commissioned, opinion poll reveals that 87 percent of the Japanese public are unaware of that fact.

Rainbow Warrior Open Day Schedule 2008

Publication | February 19, 2008 at 0:00

New Zealanders well remember the tragic bombing in Auckland harbour of the Rainbow Warrior by the French secret service on 10 July 1985. The new Rainbow Warrior set sail four years after the bombing and since then has sailed the world working...

Farming and climate change

Blog entry by geoff | February 15, 2008

New Zealand's farmers are currently experiencing a severe drought that dairy farmer cooperative Fonterra warns may cost farmers $500M. The Government has been meeting with farmers this week to arrange a support package. The effects...

Shipping emissions twice that of aviation

Blog entry by Nick | February 14, 2008

I haven't managed to find a copy yet but report leaked from the IPCC sounds like it may well put the heat on NZ exporters. According to the Guardian , the report says that scale of climate change emissions from shipping is almost...

World's first whale song translator

Blog entry by Nick | February 13, 2008

In a non-lethal research breakthrough Greenpeace scientists have finally discovered what whales are actually singing about. We have harnessed that new knowledge in what could be the world's first online whale song translator and so -...

We all need to spend some time at EfficienCity

Blog entry by Nick | February 11, 2008

If a picture speaks a thousand words, a multimedia-packed, animation-filled interactive town must speak a million. Which is why Greenpeace UK has launched EfficienCity (like Sim City, but greener) to explain exactly what decentralised...

PR smokescreen lifts on coal industry's false solution

Blog entry by Nick | February 8, 2008

Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS), the technological poster child for the future of the global coal industry has just had its biggest supporter pull the rug out from underneath its feet. With the Bush administration withdrawing...

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