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  • A message for the Greens

    Blogpost by Nick - August 22, 2008 at 7:04 1 comment

    Update: The Greens have decided to support the Emissions Trading Scheme. Here's the Greenpeace response.

    Greens co-leader Jeanette FitzsimonsThe long anticipated Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) will either either be born or stillborn next week.

    IN the absence of any real policy on clim... Read more >

  • Dodgy headlinesI hate misleading headlines. The Herald today has an article titled: "Many think it's too late for climate, survey finds" - oh my gosh we think - how are we ever going to do anything about it it everyone has given up??

    But read on and the truth of it... Read more >

  • Look before you leak

    Blogpost by Francois - August 20, 2008 at 9:24
    Greenpeace activists protesting against EPR in Flamanville, Northern west France.
    Greenpeace activists protesting against EPR in Flamanville, Northern west France.

    Several accidents happened in French nuclear plants in July. Greenpeace France has subsequently filed two complaints against Areva, the French state-controlled nucl... Read more >

  • A gift to Rodney from John Key

    Blogpost by Suse - August 15, 2008 at 9:51 2 comments
    Proposed site of the new gas fired power station
    Proposed site of the new gas fired power station
    Yesterday the National Party released its pro-gas energy policy; I think it's timely to take a look at how planned fossil fuel projects play out in the communities affected….

    When the Government announced... Read more >

  • Earth to National: there is this thing called climate change

    Blogpost by Kathy - August 14, 2008 at 11:53 3 comments

    nats.gifThe party that would govern New Zealand after the next election released its energy policy today. Crude curses and furrowed brows abound at Greenpeace HQ. It's like National is living in an alternate reality where climate change doesn't exist.

    The ne... Read more >

  • Akiraho update 5

    Blogpost by RobT - August 14, 2008 at 9:19 3 comments

     

    Framing goes in at Akiraho Street (C) GREENPEACE / TAYLOR
    Framing goes in at Akiraho Street
    (C) GREENPEACE / TAYLOR

    It's been a fairly intense last three weeks on the job at Akiraho St, the new Greenpeace head office refit is ploughing ahead. The acceleration in the work programme has continued and... Read more >

  • The Greenpeace NZ Red Fish List

    Blogpost by Nick - August 13, 2008 at 14:12 2 comments

    Sad FshMeet Sad Fish. He's a little on the rotund side and a tad more furry than most other fish but he's fronting the new seafood campaign here in New Zealand and we're glad to have him on our side.

    On Sunday over at Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World, along... Read more >

  • Autolib or how to get rid of Parisian smog

    Blogpost by Francois - August 8, 2008 at 13:14 1 comment

     

    Paris traffic
    Traffic on the Avenue des
    Champs-elysees, Paris, France (CC)
    boulanger.IE

    Bertrand Delanoe, the Mayor of Paris, has proposed a greener way to travel in the City of Light: Autolib', a self-service electric car rental system. My name is Franc... Read more >

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