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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...

Another Historic Day in the Battle To Stop the Tarsands

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | November 23, 2015

Today people slowed the beast again but this time we did it at the source. After a string of pipeline victories and over a decade of campaigning on at least three different continents, the Alberta government has finally put a limit...

Sad, scared, alone. The baby orangutan orphaned by the plantation industry

Blog entry by Zamzami | November 21, 2015

For half an hour Otan wouldn't let go. Only eight months old, he already had a vice-like grip, his nails digging so deep they left half-moon imprints in the skin of his carer. If there were trees, Otan would be swinging freely from...

10 shocking facts showing how companies are still trashing Indonesia’s rainforests

Blog entry by Nick Young | November 21, 2015

For months, forest fires raged across Indonesia bringing the world's attention to the country's devastating forest destruction. Both people and orang-utans were endangered as the fires raged and a thick, choking haze swept across...

Indonesia’s fire crisis is a test of corporate commitment to forest protection

Publication | November 20, 2015 at 13:01

Forest and peatland destruction by ‘sustainable’ palm oil companies, including Fonterra supplier Wilmar, is fuelling forest fires in Borneo, a new investigation by Greenpeace International has revealed.

Join the most important movement in history

Blog entry by Nick Young | November 19, 2015

Very soon, in hundreds of towns and cities across the world people like you will march for the climate, for Paris and for our shared humanity. In the wake of appalling violence in Paris, political leaders will soon gather to decide...

5 Times Drone Footage Revealed the Environmental Destruction We Couldn't See

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | November 18, 2015

Even when we’re making dramatic transformations to our world – through deforestation, industrialisation, and fossil fuel extraction and use – it can be hard to see how large the scars we’re creating are.  That is, until you zoom out. ...

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