January

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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...

Meet the Indonesians taking climate action into their own hands

Blog entry by Yuyun Indradi | December 3, 2015

Just over a year ago, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo of Indonesia - one of the biggest emitters along with the US, China and India - visited a local community affected by the forest fires and vowed to tackle the devastating crisis.

John Key makes NZ a global laughing stock thanks to his crap climate change policy

Blog entry by Sophie Schroder | December 2, 2015

Our good old PM has gone and done it again: Put New Zealand in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. The speech he delivered at the launch of the Paris climate change conference yesterday was so outrageous it secured New...

Shell's not so beautiful relationship

Blog entry by Jess Miller | December 2, 2015

By now, not much that oil companies say or do to profit off outdated fuel sources surprises me. But even if they aren’t surprising, it is still entertaining to watch just how wrong they can get it.   Around the world, renewables...

Fossil fuels are the new cigarettes

Blog entry by Russel Norman | November 30, 2015

As a former pack-a-day smoker, Greenpeace NZ executive director Russel Norman says fossil fuels are like cigarettes: addictive and dangerous. Deliberately, knowingly, destroying the stable climate on which our civilisation...

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...

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