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  • A time comes

    Blogpost by nick - June 2, 2009 at 5:33

    Remember the six Greenpeace volunteers in the UK who made history last year when they were acquitted for defending the climate?

    They were accused of causing £30,000 of criminal damage to Kingsnorth coal-fired power station. Their defence of "lawful ex...

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  • Greenpeace staff hit the streets

    Blogpost by Gareth Hughes - May 28, 2009 at 18:47

    Yesterday Greenpeace staff hit the streets of Auckland to sign people on to the Sign On petition. We had about 30 people out and in two hours we signed 1125 people on!

    Spirits were high and I think everyone relished the idea of getting out of the offi... Read more >

  • Exxon funding for junk science revealed

    Blogpost by nick - May 28, 2009 at 6:16
    Kert Davies, over at the ever-vigilant Exxon Secrets site, writes:
    Finally. After years of denying its role in the campaign of climate denial, Exxon has revealed a dirty secret, that it has and likely still is DIRECTLY funding junk scientists. Thanks ...
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  • All aboard the good ship Copenhagen

    Blogpost by Nick Young - May 25, 2009 at 17:03

    With a BBQ hosted by Lucy Lawless, a lifeboat named Copenhagen, and poem by Rhys Darby titled Global Warning (watch this space for the video) we officially launched the Sign On campaign on Saturday.

    With a host of big name climate ambassadors includin... Read more >

  • All aboard the good ship Copenhagen

    Blogpost by nick - May 25, 2009 at 13:37 1 comment

    Rhys DarbyWith a BBQ hosted by Lucy Lawless, a lifeboat named Copenhagen, and poem by Rhys Darby titled Global Warning (watch this space for the video) we launched a new campaign called Sign On over the weekend.

    With a host of big name climate ambassadors incl... Read more >

  • Sign On - There is no planet B

    Blogpost by Nick Young - May 22, 2009 at 12:31

    The world is on the brink of runaway climate change and it's time to get serious.

    That's why this year, Greenpeace has launched the most urgent, ambitious and important campaign we've ever run.  It's called Sign On and you're looking at it.

    We're aski... Read more >

  • VIDEO: GE Rice

    Blogpost by nick - May 21, 2009 at 5:17 2 comments

    An important Public Service Announcement from Your Government and The Biotech Industry (represented here by chemical giant Bayer) pronouncing the benefits of Genetically Modified Rice strain - LL62. Barely tried and barely tested this GE Rice is c... Read more >

  • One day if we're really lucky

    Blogpost by nick - May 14, 2009 at 6:37 1 comment

    One day, if we get it right, and we're lucky, humans will be able to look back and talk about 'the carbon age'. Starting with the industrial revolution, and ending at the end of this century, well be able to count the total amount of carbon we release... Read more >

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