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  • Down with that cheeky carbon stuff!

    Blogpost by Dan Huffer - August 31, 2009 at 15:06

    My name is Dan - and I do this thing called Huffer - and we have partnered with Greenpeace, and their SIGN ON campaign to help encourage John Key to commit to 40% lower emissions from this killer country called:

    DanNew Zealand.

    I am super enthused about... Read more >

  • PKE – good buy or good bye?

    Blogpost by Phil - August 31, 2009 at 14:42 1 comment

    A lot has been written about palm kernel based animal feed over the last week since we exposed Fonterra’s ties to rainforest destruction in Indonesia and Malaysia.

    I’ve just spent the last couple of hours reading most of the media clippings and it adds... Read more >

  • The countdown to Copenhagen

    Blogpost by Nick Young - August 31, 2009 at 8:11

    There are now less than 100 days remaining until the UN Climate Summit in Copenhagen, where urgent action is needed by world leaders in order to save our climate. As the clock ticks, the cry for urgent action all over the world grows louder every day.... Read more >

  • Putting a brothel in the church

    Blogpost by geoff - August 28, 2009 at 16:38 6 comments


    Every now and then something really surprising happens.  Yesterday was one of those days when news broke that the Government wants to open National Parks, Marine Reserves and Wildlife Sanctuaries to mining. It’s a bit like putting a brothel in a churc... Read more >

  • 100,000 Sign Ons milestone reached. 100 Days to go

    Blogpost by Gareth Hughes - August 28, 2009 at 15:10

    We've hit the 100,000 plus figure and you can look above to see how high it is now (and growing). It's around three months ago since we launched the Sign On campaign at Lucy Lawless' place, so 100,000 in three months isn't too bad.

    In fact, it's more ... Read more >

  • Today in Parliament there was an extraordinary exchange over the Parliamentary committee reviewing climate change.  Apparently, one un-named political party is making a last minute bid to change its minority report outlining their position on the emis... Read more >

  • Wellington High students send a message to John Key

    Blogpost by Jessie Dennis - August 26, 2009 at 9:34

    Wellington HighToday Wellington High School students asked John Key to take their future seriously.

    Wellington sign on volunteer and student Lydia Metcalfe made a speech at school assembly letting students know about the campaign. After the assembly hundreds of stud... Read more >

  • 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 >

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