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  • Coal is clean!

    Blogpost by Nick - June 17, 2008 at 11:04

    You've heard of greenwash right? Well, look out for the "clean coal" media machine as they spend obscene amounts of money spent on advertising and PR in the run up to the US presidential election.

    The self-described "clean coal" industry is keen t... Read more >

  • Deep Green - May 2008

    Blogpost by Nick - June 13, 2008 at 10:26 5 comments

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    Going Deeper

    Since the late Pleistocene, 100,000 years ago, when a few thousand Homo sapiens poked around Africa, Asia, and the Mediterranean, human population has doubled 22 times. We have one more such doubling left, and that's it. Human population w... Read more >

  • Sleepwalking to disaster at Bonn Climate talks

    Blogpost by Nick - June 13, 2008 at 9:48
    Sleepwalking to disaster at Bonn Climate talks
    Sleepwalking to disaster at Bonn Climate talks
    Stephanie Tunmore in Bonn writes:
    You know those nights when you wake up in a cold sweat because you dreamt you were out in public in your pyjamas? Well for some Greenpeace volunteers and staff the nightmar...
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  • Something fishy

    Blogpost by Fran - June 12, 2008 at 8:44

    As climate change highlights new challenges facing businesses, one practice has been attracting attention, and that is the strange fishing trade going on between New Zealand and China.

    Fishing industry heavyweights such as Talley’s Group Limited ship ... Read more >

  • On the frontline for Greenpeace

    Blogpost by Dan - June 12, 2008 at 5:00 1 comment
    Dan Marrow
    Dan Marrow: If you'd like to join Dan or one of the other Greenpeace frontline teams working around NZ you can apply online
    This is a blog by Dan Marrow originally posted on Stuff.co.nz

    I am a Greenpeace Frontliner - you know, those friendly, cheerful p... Read more >

  • Kicking the carbon habit at home

    Blogpost by Greg - June 6, 2008 at 11:25 1 comment
    Be a climate kiwi
    What does it take to be a climate kiwi?
    So World Environment Day has come and gone, and we’re all being encouraged to “kick the carbon habit”. But what does this entail exactly?

    The Government has been banging on about carbon neutrality, emissions tradi... Read more >

  • Taupo Deforestation
    Land conversion happening in the Tahorakuri Forest near Taupo on the North Island. The land is being converted into large-scale intensive dairy farms. Greenpeace/John Cowpland

    Today New Zealand is playing host to the UN-sponsored World Environmen... Read more >

  • Never mind the Swindle, here's the real story:

    Blogpost by Cindy - June 3, 2008 at 15:05 38 comments

    Hoax!The Great Global Warming Swindle screened on Prime on Sunday night. For those of you who didn’t see it, don’t bother.

    For those of you who did, consider this advice given to the Bush Administration in 2001 by Frank Luntz, a communications advisor:... Read more >

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