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  • John key on ice for World Environment Day

    Blogpost by nick - June 4, 2009 at 12:14

    OXFAM If you're in Auckland tomrrow you might want to check out Oxfam's climate change action stall in QEII square (opposite Britomart), Downtown Auckland.

    Watch, as a world renowned ice sculptor creates a life size ice sculpture of John Key. As the ice scu... Read more >

  • New Zealand gets Fossil of the Day - again

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - June 3, 2009 at 12:30

    New Zealand's refusal to offer a target at Bonn has resulted in another Fossil of the Day award.  At the last Bonn meeting, New Zealand got Fossil of the Day for "pulling the wool over the eyes of delegates."

    Fossil of the Day is awarded to Government... Read more >

  • Letters from Bonn

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - June 2, 2009 at 12:43

    I'm the Greenpeace Political Adviser in NZ and right now I'm in  Bonn for the latest round of UN climate talks in the lead up to Copenhagen in December. These meetings are the first steps in what are the most crucial negotiations of our time. I'll be ... Read more >

  • Freezing people on World Environment Day

    Blogpost by geoff - June 2, 2009 at 11:22 2 comments

    June 5 is World Environment Day and across New Zealand hundreds of people will “freeze” together to show united action for climate change. The Freeze will take place for 5 minutes at 1pm in cities throughout New Zealand - the exact locations will only... Read more >

  • Back in Bonn

    Blogpost by geoff - June 2, 2009 at 11:04

    Greenpeace Political Adviser Geoff Keey is back in Bonn for the latest round of UN climate talks in the lead up to Copenhagen in December. Here begins his account of the ins and outs of the most crucial negotiations of our time….

    Is New Zealand taking ... Read more >

  • A time comes

    Blogpost by nick - June 2, 2009 at 5:33

    Remember the six Greenpeace volunteers in the UK who made history last year when they were acquitted for defending the climate?

    They were accused of causing £30,000 of criminal damage to Kingsnorth coal-fired power station. Their defence of "lawful ex...

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  • Greenpeace staff hit the streets

    Blogpost by Gareth Hughes - May 28, 2009 at 18:47

    Yesterday Greenpeace staff hit the streets of Auckland to sign people on to the Sign On petition. We had about 30 people out and in two hours we signed 1125 people on!

    Spirits were high and I think everyone relished the idea of getting out of the offi... Read more >

  • Exxon funding for junk science revealed

    Blogpost by nick - May 28, 2009 at 6:16
    Kert Davies, over at the ever-vigilant Exxon Secrets site, writes:
    Finally. After years of denying its role in the campaign of climate denial, Exxon has revealed a dirty secret, that it has and likely still is DIRECTLY funding junk scientists. Thanks ...
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