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If you believe in human rights, you believe in renewable energy for all

Blog entry by Arin de Hoog | December 11, 2015

Climate change and human rights. We care about them both, but we often think of them separately. Violations of human rights we usually associate with brutal regimes, unjustified imprisonment and violence carried out between people. ...

Three solar power projects where women are taking the lead

Blog entry by Georgie Johnson | December 10, 2015

Forget international climate talks – women around the world are already taking the clean energy transition into their own hands in ways only women can. Yesterday was the third ever 'gender day' at the UN climate talks in Paris, a...

Key gets ready to give away our ocean to oil drillers…again

Blog entry by Russel Norman | December 9, 2015

In a breathtaking display of hypocrisy, John Key is preparing to dish out new oil exploration permits - mere days after returning from the Paris climate change conference. It’s expected that the Government will announce the latest...

A surprising meeting with Fonterra

Blog entry by Russel Norman | December 9, 2015

In the very first high-level meeting between Greenpeace and Fonterra , Fonterra CEO Theo Spierings told me on Friday that Fonterra does not want to be implicated in deforestation in Indonesia. This is real progress and it was...

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...

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