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  • Target talk hits the headlines

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - July 27, 2009 at 17:14

    If the phrase “40 by 2020” was foreign to New Zealanders last week, it’s certainly likely to mean more to them now. From TVNZ’s Q and A programme, to last night’s 6 o’clock news, to Newstalk ZB’s breakfast show, to all the major daily newspapers, the ... Read more >

  • Robyn Malcolm spells it out at Rangitoto College

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - July 24, 2009 at 17:09

    There is often talk about how climate change will affect the next generation and the ones after that.  But it’s usually adults doing the talking. Today we heard from the horse’s mouth. 

    (C) GREENPEACE / Rebekah Robinson

    Along with Sign On ambassador... Read more >

  • Rhys Darby emits a global warning

    Blogpost by nick - July 24, 2009 at 7:38
    Rhys Darby Poem - Global Warning Read more >
  • Attitude change a crucial step

    Blogpost by Bunny McDiarmid - July 21, 2009 at 9:18

    Over the past two weeks, something extraordinary has happened; the Government has handed the torch of leadership on climate change to Greenpeace.  

    At a series of public meetings to discuss what emission reduction target New Zealand should set, peop... Read more >

  • Project Nelson

    Blogpost by Gareth Hughes - July 18, 2009 at 15:59

    Last night, the final public climate change 2020 target consultation wrapped up in Nelson. It was a lively crowd with 180 odd people packing the Rutheford Hotel. The mood was upbeat, and like all the consultations I’ve attended, the call was loud and ... Read more >

  • Big business comes out in support of target

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - July 15, 2009 at 12:14

    Yesterday something quite extraordinary happened. Gull came out in support of a 40 per cent by 2020 emissions reduction target.

    The oil company says we must let the science dictate what to do ; if that science says we have to cut our emissions by 40 p... Read more >

  • Waikato consultation – skeptics or equity: who will you listen to Dr Smith?

    Blogpost by Gareth Hughes - July 14, 2009 at 11:03

    Went down to Hamilton tonight for the latest instalment of Nick Smith’s climate targets roadshow – the public’s chance to have its say on what NZ’s 2020 target should be.  But I’m feeling more and more this is simply a PR exercise than a genuine consu... Read more >


    Blogpost by Robbie - July 13, 2009 at 14:05 4 comments

    c09070921In which Greenpeace shuts down multiple coal fired power stations and makes a point on Mouth Rushmore.

    Five coal plants occupied in Italy, an impressive action at Mouth Rushmore in the USA, a life size ice berg in the Seine River in Paris and a coa... Read more >

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