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  • In collaboration with the Danish government and others, Google is launching a series of Google Earth layers and tours to allow you to explore the potential impacts of climate change on our planet and possible solutions. Soya field. It is illegal in Brazil to destroy Brazil nut trees so  they are left standing when the forest is cleared. Many of the Brazil  nut trees die from the fires that are used to clear the forest.Last week a set of tours, narra... Read more >

  • High terror at NZ Embassy

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - October 2, 2009 at 8:39

    A really bizarre thing happened today at the New Zealand Embassy in Berlin.  A group of people arrived to hand over New Zealand’s Fossil of the Day award, but that’s not the bizarre thing.  The strange thing about the event was the Embassy’s reaction.... Read more >

  • NZ, forever fossil

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - October 1, 2009 at 13:02

    New Zealand got Fossil of the Day at the UN climate talks in Bangkok today after revealing that the Government’s 10% to 20% target is actually a nothing to 20% target. The Government’s Climate Change ambassador Adrian Macey admitted as much yesterday.... Read more >

  • NZ holds world to ransom with popgun

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - September 30, 2009 at 8:53

    New Zealand could backtrack on its climate target according to comments made by the New Zealand Government's Climate Change Ambassador Adrian Macey in the publication Point Carbon.

    Geoff KeeyAccording to the article, Mr Macey told Point Carbon that “if our cond... Read more >

  • Asia leads in climate talks

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - September 29, 2009 at 16:36

    After the first day of negotiations here in Bangkok it’s becoming clear that Asia is where the climate action’s at.  Japan has increased its target to 25%, which resulted in public praise from other delegations, in contrast to the complete lack of pub... Read more >

  • What the R#dd!?!? Lucy Lawless has a Kev moment

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - September 29, 2009 at 9:03

    While we’re all busy Signing On in NZ, across the Tasman they’re busy…..swearing.

    The Australian Greenpeace office recently launched a new branch of their Copenhagen campaign – it’s called Dirty Kev; the idea being that if Prime Minister Rudd goes to... Read more >

  • Sign On superheros gather at HQ

    Blogpost by Gareth Hughes - September 28, 2009 at 17:21

    Over the weekend, Sign On community organisers from across the country gathered in Auckland to plan the next 70 days - or should we say, the last 70 days in the countdown to Copenhagen.

    We have Sign On teams right around the country and they're headed... Read more >

  • Logan Brown serves up $3.50 lunches for the climate

    Blogpost by Nick Young - September 28, 2009 at 13:43

    There’s no such thing as a free lunch so how about a blimmin cheap one? Award-winning Wellington restaurant Logan Brown is offering three-course lunches for less than the price of a coffee in support of climate action.

    Eighty people will win the chanc... Read more >

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