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Tide turns on Key’s oil drilling plans

Blog entry by Steve Abel | December 5, 2013

As John Key scowled his faux-indifferent disdain at the nation wide banners on the beach protest against oil drilling a couple of Saturdays ago, a few things were betrayed. In the battle of public opinion, deep sea oil drilling is...

Economic crisis and climate change: two problems, one solution

Blog entry by Pat C | December 9, 2012

While world leaders struggle at UN talks in Doha to agree on measures to halt climate change, governments at home are facing difficult decisions on the austerity measures needed to tackle the current economic crisis. It might...

Rio+20 not the Oceans Summit but High Seas protection gains support and prominence

Blog entry by Sofia Tsenikli | June 29, 2012

The Rio+20 Summit has failed to create the future that people and planet desperately need. The battle for our Oceans, though, got an extra wind at Rio. I therefore did not leave Rio depressed, but with hope and determination that...

Rio+20: The Future We Want versus the Powerpoint they negotiate ...

Blog entry by Daniel Mittler | May 29, 2012

Over the last six months I have been away from home a lot watching our governments editing a powerpoint in windowless rooms. Sounds sad, I know, but the document is entitled "The Future We Want" and is not just any powerpoint. It´s...

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