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  • Lucy Lawless and Jim Salinger offer Key Copenhagen cash

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - November 18, 2009 at 17:10

    Our fearless ambassadors travelled the Capital today, to gift the Prime Minister nearly $5,000 fundraised through the Key to Copenhagen project. Lucy Lawless and Jim Salinger rocked up to Parliament, with a giant Copenhagen boarding pass and a fat che... Read more >

  • Tying the Copenhagen knot or just catching bouquets?

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - November 18, 2009 at 11:40

    There has been a lot of speculation in the media over what will be decided at the Copenhagen climate talks. Will a legally binding agreement be reached? Will it be a “politically binding agreement?”  Will it be something else?  The real answer is that... Read more >

  • Lessons from Amsterdam

    Blogpost by geoff - November 18, 2009 at 9:48

    I’ve arrived at the Greenpeace International office in Amsterdam where I’ll be based for the next couple of weeks. It’s a better option than flying to and from Europe prior to Copenhagen.

    The first thing you notice in Amsterdam (apart from the wonderfu... Read more >

  • 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 >

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    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 >

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