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  • New Zealand misbehaving in Cancun

    Blogpost by Jessie Dennis - December 6, 2010 at 10:15

    New Zealand has been misbehaving here in Cancun. This was confirmed on Wednesday when NZ got it's first Fossil of the Day award; an award NGOs give out each day to the bullies and bad guys. But more on that later.

    There was a big buzz around COP today ... Read more >

  • Google Wants to Help Nations See the Forest for the Trees

    Blogpost by Jodie Van Horn - December 6, 2010 at 8:45

    The Cool IT team is in Cancun this week at the International Climate Change Conference (COP16), where delegates are deep in the weeds of a global policy debate on how to cut carbon emissions. While countries are striking deals and working out diff... Read more >

  • The UNFCCC Circus Rolls into Cancun...

    Blogpost by Jessie Anne Dennis - December 2, 2010 at 10:51

    © Luis Pérez / Greenpeace

    COP-16- Day Two

    It is day two of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change negotiations here in Cancun, Mexico. We’ve just arrived at Moon Palace, the extremely luxurious resort where the negotiations are h... Read more >

  • Cancun is all about choice

    Blogpost by jmiller - November 29, 2010 at 21:32

    COP 16

    In just two days, hundreds of country delegations will once again come together for the UN Climate Summit – this time in Cancun, Mexico. Last year many of you took action, joining the 17 million people demanding action by heads of state on a climate... Read more >

  • What's hiding inside your tuna tin?

    Blogpost by JulietteH - November 29, 2010 at 17:01

    You know that colourful tin of tuna you drop into your supermarket basket every week? Ever wonder what’s in it? Probably not; in a matter of decades, tuna has gone from being exotic mystery to an almost generic foodstuff, as ubiquitous as bread and ... Read more >

  • Coloured leis, pirates, and chocolate fish

    Blogpost by Neha - November 25, 2010 at 18:35

    It was great to see our campaign to save Pacific tuna get a huge boost in just a few hours last Saturday.

    I spent the day on our stall at the Grey Lynn Festival which was was flooded by people keen to help our campaign and excited kid... Read more >

  • Historic Indonesian forest protection deal at risk from industry

    Blogpost by nyoung - November 24, 2010 at 8:44

    Image: Will Rose / Greenpeace

    Norway and Indonesia are about to make history. A 1 billion USD forest protection deal between these two countries could help set Indonesia on a low-carbon development pathway and become a positive model for the rest of ... Read more >

  • Activists occupy oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico

    Blogpost by nyoung - November 23, 2010 at 21:50
    Four activists took action today, climbing 39 metres over the water at the deepwater oil rig “Centenario”, off the coast of the State of Veracruz, in Mexico. The activists scaled the rig early this morning to call for an end to deepwater drilling...
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