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  • INVESTIGATION: Fonterra implicated in rainforest destruction

    Blogpost by nick - August 23, 2009 at 5:26

    A Greenpeace investigation has revealed that the iconic New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is implicated in Indonesian and Malaysian rainforest destruction, dead orangutans and driving global greenhouse gas emissions. Read more >

  • The right-wing, conservative, climate-denial blog-and-twitosphere is abuzz with the news: Greenpeace admits live on the BBC that it lied about arctic melting.

    That's not true, it's being promoted by the handful of global warming skeptics still standing... Read more >

  • Obama's Grandma Signs On

    Blogpost by nick - August 21, 2009 at 5:36 1 comment

    Well in a round about way anyway.

    Mama Sarah Obama, the US President’s grandmother flicks on the lights  after Greenpeace installed a Solar power system at her home in Kogelo  Village, Kenya.

    Barack Obama's grandmother now has solar panels on the roof of her home in Kenya, compliments of Greenpeace.

    Greenpeace Solar Generation Activists and local youth organisers installed the panels on "Mama Sara's" home, a... Read more >

  • Stupid, who us?

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - August 20, 2009 at 10:18

    In true Greenpeace style, last night’s Age of Stupid premier (co-hosted by ourselves and Oxfam) was a little seat of the pants. Less than an hour from show time, the green carpet hadn’t been rolled out, the carrots and celery remained unchopped and un... Read more >

  • Sign On ambassadors give limbs for cause

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - August 18, 2009 at 14:27

    Office workers wanting a quiet lunchtime panini in Vulcan Lane Auckland today would have been sorely disappointed. TV cameras, journalists, Sign On signature gatherers, a mayor, a scientist, the Warrior Princess and the Whale Rider filled the narrow l... Read more >

  • The Age of Stupid

    Blogpost by Nick Young - August 17, 2009 at 15:12

    The Age of Stupid, from director Franny Armstrong (McLibel), and Kiwi Producer Lizzie Gillett, stars Pete Postlethwaite as a man living alone in the devastated world of 2055, looking back at news footage and asking: why didn’t we stop climate change w... Read more >

  • Wrap up from Bonn

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - August 15, 2009 at 22:33

    It’s the last day of the 3rd Bonn round of UN climate negotiations today, and I thought I’d give you a bit of an assessment of where New Zealand is at in the negotiations. Hence this blog is longer than normal, but there’s a lot to cover: New Zealand’... Read more >

  • Eyes Wide Open

    Blogpost by n82-01 - August 12, 2009 at 14:45

    :, originally uploaded by .donelle.

    There's some great pics of the Auckland EWO flash mob here

    and of course at Read more >

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