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Nick Young

Nick has worked with Greenpeace for more than 10 years and is now Head of Digital at Greenpeace NZ.

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  • A moving video from Copenhagen

    Blogpost by Nick Young - January 22, 2010 at 17:13

    As the dust settles after Copenhagen, despite the disappointment we all feel at such a wasted opportunity, there is much to give hope.

    In the video below Tom Smith, a twenty-year old member of the UKYCC delegation that went to the climate summit, walk... Read more >

  • It is not over yet!

    Blogpost by Nick Young - December 22, 2009 at 12:48

    It's been an amazing year and we've come a long way. Our leaders failed us in Copenhagen but their failure will inspire action. We will not give up until John Key commits to a target of 40 per cent by 2020.

    It's important that the truth about Copenha... Read more >

  • Copenhagen is over, but we’re not done yet

    Blogpost by Nick Young - December 21, 2009 at 11:37

    It’s over. The fifteenth session of the Conference of the Parties has officially drawn to a close (or rather all but collapsed), but what are we left with? Climate shameVery little is the honest answer and, no matter how the politicians spin it or how the media in... Read more >

  • A Black Day for the World

    Blogpost by Nick Young - December 19, 2009 at 17:25

    Auckland 19 December 2009 - Global leaders have today failed to act to avert catastrophic climate change, says Greenpeace.

    A weak outcome has so-far emerged from the UN climate talks. The deal is not ambitious, unfair, not legally binding and likely ... Read more >

  • The smoking gun at Copenhagen

    Blogpost by Nick Young - December 18, 2009 at 8:11

    This is big news. A confidential UN analysis obtained by the Guardian reveals that the emissions cuts offered so far at the Copenhagen climate change summit will lead to global temperatures rising by an average of 3C. 

    Greenpeace International executi... Read more >

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