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  • Lucy Lawless woos College Boys

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - October 19, 2009 at 9:19

    “Boys, may I introduce to you….Miss Lucy Lawless!”

    It’s possible that the assembly hall of nearly 1,000 young males had never had such an exciting visitor. The Warrior Princess herself had taken the stage at Wellington College. She had the youth of to... Read more >

  • Vic Uni wee climate warriors

    Blogpost by Jessie Dennis - October 19, 2009 at 8:23

    Last Thursday various student groups at Victoria University in Wellington set up camp in the quad over lunchtime, Signing On hundreds of fellow students and generally loving the opportunity to run around in polar bear costumes and spread the word abou... Read more >

  • Inside a Forest Carbon Scam

    Blogpost by nick - October 16, 2009 at 5:39 3 comments

    Aerial view of the Amazon forest.Coal and oil companies are using forest offset projects to try and cheat the climate. Our new report Carbon Scam investigates how American Electric Power, BP and Pacificorp - all investors in the Noel Kempff Climate Action Project in Bolivia - are usi... Read more >

  • Lucy lawless attends climate emergency in Wellington

    Blogpost by Nick Young - October 15, 2009 at 12:51

    A climate emergency response is underway Wellington. Sign On ambassador and actress Lucy Lawless is "head medic" at a climate emergency tent in Manners Mall.

    All comers are being fitted with the iconic blue arm casts bearing the message C'mon john - S... Read more >

  • Some choice videos

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - October 14, 2009 at 8:49

    Here's three great videos for the day starting with Where will you be on October 24th ... the International 350 Day of Climate Action ? Put yourself on the map.


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  • UK: The case for coal crumbles

    Blogpost by nick - October 13, 2009 at 8:01


    How do you measure success? Many times, it’s difficult to point to one specific moment when a campaign delivers a big moment that demonstrates, beyond any doubt, that you've succeeded.

    Well, our thanks go to E.ON for providing that moment for our coal ... Read more >

  • See you in Tauranga

    Blogpost by nick - October 12, 2009 at 9:43 1 comment

    Greenpeace has renewed its call for John Key and dairy giant Fonterra  to stop the import of palm based animal feed because of its  devastating climate impact, by painting a large slogan reading  "Fonterra climate crime" on a shipment in the Port of Taranaki.

    Over the weekend we renewed our call for John Key and dairy giant Fonterra to stop the import of palm based animal feed because of its devastating climate impact. Greenpeace activists painted a large "Fonterra Climate Crime" on a shipment from Indones... Read more >

  • 55 activists occupy roof of UK Parliment

    Blogpost by nick - October 12, 2009 at 9:38

    Climbing on to the roofFrom Greenpeace UK... Read more >

    Fifty-five Greenpeace volunteers have scaled the walls of the Houses of Parliament and are now occupying the roof to call for for a new style of politics in Britain, one capable of rising to meet the challenge of climate change....

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