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  • One step forward one step back

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - November 17, 2009 at 9:31

    It seems that with Copenhagen, we get one step forward then drop one back. The question now is, where does this leave us?

    Let’s look first at the good to come out of the last week. There was a HUGE shift in the commitment of global leaders to attend ... Read more >


    Fonterra Climate Crime
    Fonterra Climate Crime

    Just before dawn this morning Greenpeace activists shut down a pit in the Southland  'New Vale'  lignite coalmine.


    The dirty lignite coal is used by Fonterra to help fuel operations at its nearby Edendale dairy facto... Read more >

  • Greenpeace takes direct action in Indonesia

    Blogpost by nick - November 12, 2009 at 15:27

    c6b82821-94d3-4531-82ab-f6b3678496dd_4003Today Greenpeace activists locked down four excavators in the carbon-rich Kampar Peninsula belonging to pulp and paper company APRIL to highlight the need to immediately halt all deforestation in Indonesia.

    Carbon emission from deforestation and degr... Read more >

  • Approaching Planet A

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - November 12, 2009 at 8:42

    Here at Sign On HQ, focus has well and truly shifted to the campaign’s big finale for 2009 – simultaneous marches in Auckland and Wellington, and a free concert in Myers Park at the end of the Auckland march, featuring Opshop, Midnight Youth, Kirste... Read more >

  • Love letters to the future

    Blogpost by Nick Young - November 11, 2009 at 7:40

    Imagine that you could write a love letter to the future - what would it say?

    Time capsuleFuture generations will be living with the consequences of whatever action we take - or do not take - on climate change, would you send them messages of hope and inspiration... Read more >

  • Planet A march and concert

    Blogpost by nick - November 9, 2009 at 14:12
    PLANET A Read more >
  • NZ stengthens its ambition to fail

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - November 6, 2009 at 12:45

    Oh dear, it gets worse.

    "New Zealand is blaming the Kyoto Protocol for its low emissions target," a delegate (from where I couldn’t possibly divulge) just told me at the climate change talks in Barcelona today.

    This comment came after New Zealand spo... Read more >

  • The winds of change (aren't blowing in these parts)

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - November 6, 2009 at 9:54

    I received a curious email yesterday from our man at the UN climate talks in Spain, Geoff Keey. It began thus: “Last night, wind power supplied more than 40% of electricity demand here in Spain, with peaks of 44%. Spain has more than 17,000 MW of wind... Read more >

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