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  • Dismissing climate science

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - December 4, 2009 at 11:20

    With just over 24 hours to go until we officially land on Planet A, there is much nervous glancing out the window and logging on to meteorological websites. That said, we're choosing to ignore the story running on Stuff: "Heavy rain predicted for Auck... Read more >

  • John Key to go to Copenhagen

    Blogpost by Nick Young - December 3, 2009 at 10:50

    This year we've called on Prime Minister John Key to do two things - go to Copenhagen, and commit NZ to 40 per cent by 2020 emissions reduction targets.

    We are now almost 180,000 strong and John Key has just announced that he has bowed to pressure fro... Read more >

  • A bit of inspiration as we head into Copenhagen

    Blogpost by Nick Young - December 3, 2009 at 10:14

    We are the last generation that has a chance to make a difference on climate change and the task can seem daunting. But, as one of the original Greenpeace activists Bob Hunter once said,

    Big change looks impossible when you start and inevitable when y... Read more >

  • What does Ballmer go crazy for?

    Blogpost by nick - December 3, 2009 at 8:19

    Why is Microsoft - one the world's biggest corporations - having such a struggle pulling up its pants on climate change policy?

    Oh Ballmer.

    Love him or hate him, those who recognize Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer can't help but marvel as one does ove... Read more >

  • Antarctic Treaty: Lessons for Copenhagen

    Blogpost by nick - December 2, 2009 at 10:50

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  • Gearing up for Saturday!

    Blogpost by Falk Hermenau - December 2, 2009 at 9:29

    Come rain or shine, our army of Sign On volunteers is out on the streets every day promoting the Planet A gig. Just THREE DAYS TO GO! It's going to be ORsome.

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  • An email from the future

    Blogpost by nick - December 1, 2009 at 17:54 9 comments

    Note to Self emailToday almost 100,000 people around New Zealand received an email from a future self in 2020 courtesy of Greenpeace.

    Judging by the responses we've had so far, (and there has been an avalanche), a lot of people were a little startled, many were really... Read more >

  • Has NZ lost its diplomacy mojo?

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - December 1, 2009 at 12:25

    After watching events unfold with the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), I’m starting to wonder whether New Zealand has lost its foreign policy mojo.  

    First we had the bizarre comments from Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully.  Sa... Read more >

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