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  • We're on the map!

    Blogpost by Robbie - July 7, 2009 at 13:30

    An update from Melanie, campaigner on board the Arctic Sunrise...

    I spend waaaaay too much time in the office of this ship chained to my laptop, but sometimes sitting here in the office of the Arctic Sunrise has its benefits.

    Take two minutes ago when A... Read more >

  • A challenge to your city

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - July 7, 2009 at 9:32

    11pm – Monday July 6 - I’ve just got home from the Wellington climate change target consultation. It rocked. I reckon over 400 people turned out; not bad for one week’s notice. Nearly everyone there backed an emissions reduction target of 40 per cent ... Read more >

  • NZ's emissions target for 2020 - framing the discussion

    Blogpost by Nick Potter - July 6, 2009 at 17:07

    This week NZ's government begins consulting on a greenhouse gas emissions reduction target for 2020. NZ is one of the last developed countries to set this target, in preparation for the international climate change negotiations at Copenhagen this year... Read more >

  • The Government has announced a round of public consultations starting next week, on what NZ’s 2020 emissions reductions target should be. And we need you to be there.

    In December governments will converge at Copenhagen aiming to reach a new climate ag... Read more >

  • Arctic Sunrise on Top of the World

    Blogpost by nick - July 1, 2009 at 17:27 2 comments

    Another update from Dave on the Arctic Sunrise in the Arctic ...

    The crew of the Arctic Sunrise is on top of the world today, for many mindblowing reasons. As I write this, the ship is nudged up against the sea ice of the Arctic Ocean at 82.5 north – a... Read more >

  • Arctic Impacts Expedition: Amongst Icebergs

    Blogpost by nick - June 28, 2009 at 12:54
    Dave Walsh writes from on board the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise:
    Greetings from Baffin Bay! As I write this from the campaign office on board our ship, the Arctic Sunrise, blue and white icebergs appear through the sea mist. We’re just south of the...
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  • Day 6: The time has come to do what’s essential

    Blogpost by Keisha Castle-Hughes - June 28, 2009 at 9:52

    Tena koutou,

    I’m sitting with the CEO of Greenpeace Australia/Pacific Steve Shallhorn in Aitutaki, waiting to be picked up for our final leg of the journey. It has been a wonderful journey, an emotional journey and a meaningful journey. I have learnt ... Read more >

  • Day 5: Paradise under threat

    Blogpost by Keisha Castle-Hughes - June 26, 2009 at 17:19

    Kia Orana koutou katoatoa,

    Aitutaki is beautiful, the people are friendly and the land is plentiful. I would go as far to call it Paradise on Earth. Seeing the effects of climate change and knowing there's a possibility that the land could possibly be... Read more >

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