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  • Poznan - Time to keep the promise

    Blogpost by bunny - November 26, 2008 at 8:29 1 comment


    One year ago, at the tail end of a searingly hot day on the Balinese peninsula of Nusa Dua, governments from around the world agreed on a plan to save the climate. They pledged that by December 2009, they'll have nailed down an agreement to achieve th... Read more >

  • Eco gifts to change the world in the Greenpeace Giving online shop

    Blogpost by Nick - November 25, 2008 at 15:28

    gifts to save the world

    The silly season is upon us - it's just one month until Christmas! If you're looking for interesting presents that are environmentally friendly too - we may be able to help.  let me introduce the brand new Greenpeace Giving online shop.

    WGreenpeace Giving Websitee've got a who... Read more >

  • A communal Kiwi blush

    Blogpost by Kathy - November 21, 2008 at 12:59 3 comments

    Head-in-hands.jpgI’m feeling a bit despondent. I’m sure we used to write positive blogs on the Greenpeace site. In amongst news of rising global emissions and melting icecaps, I’m certain there used to be the occasional cheery reminder that all is not lost.

    Not this ... Read more >

  • NZ- friend or foe?

    Blogpost by Kathy - November 19, 2008 at 10:21 3 comments

    In a surprise speech to a Global Climate Summit in Los Angeles US President-Elect Barack Obama has thrown down the gauntlet to global leaders over climate change.

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    "Now’s the time to confront this challenge once and for all," he say...
  • "buy skeptic made"

    Blogpost by Kathy - November 17, 2008 at 12:01 2 comments
    National's John Key is looking to be more sizzle than sausage on climate change...


    It feels like the 80s, when coal fired power stations were still considered cool and global warming was something to worry about in the 22nd century. At least th... Read more >

  • That bear, Bob the Builder and John Key

    Blogpost by Nick - November 14, 2008 at 11:06
    The Bear Truth
    The Bear Truth
    In terms of climate change, Prime Minister Elect John Key is in bad company - with Rodney 'climate change is a hoax' Hide and Gerry 'Sexy Coal Brownlee, but he himself is more of an unknown quantity. On Campbell Live following election n... Read more >
  • Sjoerd Jongens 1950-2008

    Blogpost by Nick - November 14, 2008 at 7:38

    Posted by brianfit at 11:05 AM

    Sjoerd Jongens

    Sjoerd Jongens, 57 years old, died yesterday in a bicycle accident on his way to work here at Greenpeace International in Amsterdam.He joined Greenpeace in 1987, when he took on the job of radio operator at World Park Bas... Read more >

  • Hard and dirty

    Blogpost by Kathy - November 12, 2008 at 9:04 2 comments

    Nzcoal.jpgThe National Party is set to announce its Cabinet line up in next two days. Former Shadow Leader of the House Gerry Brownlee is likely to feature as Energy Minister.

    This is the same Mr Brownlee that has publicly professed a strange coal fetish. He h... Read more >

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