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Creating a serious climate for change

Blog entry by Nick | September 16, 2008

This opinion piece from Bunny McDiarmid our Executive Director is published in the NZ Herald today ... When the Emissions Trading Bill passed last week, Greenpeace sighed with relief. Not so much because this particular piece of...

Coal shipment stopped in Turkey

Feature story | September 16, 2008 at 0:00

Four climbers from our ship the Rainbow Warrior were arrested yesterday, in Turkey, after they occupied a giant coal loading platform to prevent a delivery of coal to the giant Sugozo coal-fired power station, one of the largest emitters of...

Breaking news: Kingsnorth Six found not guilty!

Blog entry by Nick | September 11, 2008

It's been a pretty unusual ten days for six Greenpeace activists in the UK but yesterday was truly extraordinary. At 3.20pm, the jury came back into court and announced a majority verdict of not guilty! All six defendants - Kevin,...

Day dreaming, heads in the sand

Blog entry by Nick | September 10, 2008

This morning on the wireless (there's a rough recording below of the actual snippet) I heard Tim Cossar the Chief Executive of the Tourism Industry Association along with Damien O'Connor interviewed about the challenges facing...

Rainbow Warrior raises a reaction for the climate in Israel

Feature story | September 10, 2008 at 0:00

The Israeli police, supported by the navy, arrested the captain of the Rainbow Warrior - together with 14 Greenpeace activists, the photographer and the videographer - for passing on the message to "Quit Coal". Activists had been painting the...

The beginning is in sight at Akiraho St

Blog entry by RobT | September 9, 2008

Well the time has finally come for me to leave this project for Greenpeace NZ. I am doing this only one week from the move in date for Greenpeace and although it appears like I am running away I need to get onto my next Greenpeace...

Talking to the Blue Greens

Blog entry by bunny | September 8, 2008

Over the weekend I attended the BlueGreens forum on Waiheke. I was invited to give a presentation and so naturally I jumped at the opportunity. I chose the topic what is necessary, what is fair and what is wise when it comes to...

Bunny Mcdiarmid Speech to BlueGreens Forum

Publication | September 7, 2008 at 22:41

"There are two things people like to have. Some call them luxuries, but really, they're just what we've come to expect. One is time and one is choice. The challenge with climate change is that we have increasingly less of both. The science is...

Greenpeace activists in the dock: Experts take ‘the stand’ on climate change

Feature story | September 7, 2008 at 0:00

As expert witnesses go, they don’t come any better than Professor James Hansen, one of the world’s leading climate scientists and Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. On Wednesday, he was called to give evidence before a UK...

The Great Climate Challenge

Blog entry by Dan | September 5, 2008

There is something truly inspiring about the enthusiasm of school kids, and there's no doubt, its really infectious. My name is Dan and I have the fantastic job of promoting and coordinating Greenpeace's newest inter school...

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