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  • NZ disappoints at Bonn

    Blogpost by Kathy - April 1, 2009 at 7:41 8 comments
    Photo © Greenpeace/Stachowske
    Photo © Greenpeace/Stachowske
    Day three of the climate negotiations in Bonn, and New Zealand fails to impress.... here's the latest from Greenpeace Political Adviser Geoff Keey, who's at the talks:

    New Zealand’s contribution to the talks has been disapp... Read more >

  • France and the nuclear dream

    Blogpost by Nick - April 1, 2009 at 6:49 1 comment

    Last month seemed to be all about France and its nuclear nightmare.

    The French Government finally agreed to compensate some of the victims of its nuclear testing program. Around 150,000 civil and military workers participated in some way in the testin... Read more >

  • Dispatch from Bonn

    Blogpost by Kathy - March 31, 2009 at 7:10 1 comment
    Geoff Keey
    It’s spring in the city of Bonn, Germany, where 2,600 people from 180 countries are meeting to negotiate and debate the next phase of international action to tackle climate change. Our very own political advisor Geoff Keey is there to monitor the neg... Read more >
  • Reasons to Believe: Lightbulbs (with Susan Sarandon)

    Blogpost by Nick - March 25, 2009 at 8:55 8 comments

    ... or in NZ's case -- reason to hang our heads in shame!

    The Energy [R]evolution is Greenpeace's international plan to save the planet from catastrophic climate change. Susan Sarandon narrates the first of three 'Reasons to Believe'. The latest one ... Read more >

  • Greenpeace photographer Daniel Beltra wins another award

    Blogpost by Phil - March 24, 2009 at 14:02
    A single tree
    "We’re all in this together – I don’t believe there’s a left or right, or here or there… The human species is the only animal that we know that destroys – with conscience – their environment and we need to change that." - Daniel Beltra

    Check out this s... Read more >

  • Micro cars and turtles

    Blogpost by Nick - March 22, 2009 at 15:23 1 comment

    TATA corporation of India is in the global spotlight as they launch the Nano, the world's cheapest car. But the spotlight ought to be on a costly little secret: TATA's giant port at Dhamra, which threatens the nesting grounds of an endangered turtle s... Read more >

  • Google powermeter

    Blogpost by Nick - March 18, 2009 at 15:29 5 comments

    Google have just announced an interesting new initiative - Google.org is soon to roll out free software which allows people to track their home electricity use and improve energy efficiency in a bid to help mitigate global warming. Read more >

    Google PowerMeter, ...
  • Hot Rod

    ...which makes the rationale for National’s just- announced road building bonanza ridiculous. National argues that building roads is better for the environment because if you build a new road/expand an existing road there will be less traffic congesti... Read more >

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