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Australia accused of ‘bullying’ Pacific neighbours out of climate compo

By   /  November 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Climate, COP23, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, fossil fuels, Greenpeace Pacific, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Australia accused of ‘bullying’ Pacific neighbours out of climate compo

Greenpeace political message to COP23 on fossil fuels. Image: Greenpeace Pacific Media Report Newsdesk Australia has picked up a second Fossil of the Day award at COP23 in Bonn for seeking to twist, water down and delete references to finance from the loss and damage decision text, Greenpeace reports. Loss and damage refers to impacts […]

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We’re winning on fossil fuel divestment

By   /  April 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland Council, Climate Change, divestment, Economy, Work, & Welfare, fossil fuels, Green Party, oil, Opposition News, Politics, The Issues  /  Comments Off on We’re winning on fossil fuel divestment

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: We’re winning on fossil fuel divestment The climate movement took a big step forward this week when our largest council voted to divest from fossil fuel investments. Auckland Council has now joined Dunedin, Melbourne, San Francisco, Washington DC, Copenhagen, and a host of other cities […]

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Desperate marketing from the fossil fuel industry

By   /  March 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, advertising, clean energy, Climate Change, Coal, dirty energy, Economy, Work, & Welfare, electricity, Energy, Environment & Resource Management, fossil fuels, Gareth Hughes, gas, Green Party, Marketing, oil, Opposition News, PEPANZ, Politics, renewable energy, solar, The Issues, wind power  /  Comments Off on Desperate marketing from the fossil fuel industry

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Desperate marketing from the fossil fuel industry The oil and gas industry has launched a marketing campaign in New Zealand to try and convince people how great its dirty fossil fuel products are. I’m not surprised. The fossil fuel industry is no stranger to desperate […]

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New energy strategy a missed opportunity

By   /  December 14, 2016  /  24/7 News, carbon emissions, clean energy, Climate Change, Economy, Work, & Welfare, EECA, electricity, Energy, Environment & Resource Management, Fonterra, fossil fuel, fossil fuels, Gareth Hughes, Genesis, Green Party, greenhouse gas emissions, national, Nova Energy, Opposition News, Paris Climate Agreement, Parliament, Politics, renewable energy, Simon Bridges, Society & Culture  /  Comments Off on New energy strategy a missed opportunity

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: New energy strategy a missed opportunity You’d be forgiven for not noticing that the Government published a new draft energy strategy this week. It’s basically the same as the old energy strategy, which they published in 2011, but with one new target around industrial process […]

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Block the offer – Canterbury

By   /  November 2, 2016  /  24/7 News, block offer, canterbury, Christchurch, Christchurch City Council, Climate Change, deep sea oil, deep sea oil drilling, deepwater horizon, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Environment & Resource Management, Eugenie Sage, fossil fuels, Gareth Hughes, gas, gas exploration, Green Party, greenhouse gas, Health & Wellbeing, hectors dolphin, kaikoura, Ngai Tahu, oil drilling, oil exploration, Oil Free Otautahi, oil spill, Opposition News, Politics, stop deep sea oil  /  Comments Off on Block the offer – Canterbury

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Block the offer – Canterbury Today, Christchurch City Council considered the National-led Government’s Block Offer 2017 proposal to tender for permits which allow companies to explore for oil and gas in New Zealand, including off the Canterbury coast . Thankfully, the City Council voted by […]

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Public should get a say on new Waikato power station

By   /  October 14, 2016  /  24/7 News, clean energy, Climate Change, dirty energy, Economy, Work, & Welfare, electricity, Energy, Environment & Resource Management, fossil fuels, fracking, Gareth Hughes, gas, Green Party, Nick Smith, Nova Energy, Opposition News, Paris Climate Agreement, Parliament, Politics, pwoer plant, renewable energy, Resource Management Act, rma, The Issues, waikato  /  Comments Off on Public should get a say on new Waikato power station

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Public should get a say on new Waikato power station I had an opinion piece published in the Waikato Times about a controversial proposal to build a new gas-fired power station. It’s not on their website yet, so here it is: If you think the […]

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Burning more gas shows system is broken

By   /  September 26, 2016  /  24/7 News, Campaign, clean energy, Climate Change, Economy, Work, & Welfare, electricity, Emissions Trading Scheme, Energy, Environment & Resource Management, ETS, fossil fuels, fracking, Gareth Hughes, Green Party, Nova Energy, Opposition News, Paris Climate Agreement, Parliament, Politics, renewable energy  /  Comments Off on Burning more gas shows system is broken

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Burning more gas shows system is broken How is it that New Zealand is supposed to be playing our part in the global mission to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change, yet Nova Energy is proposing to build more fossil fuel-burning power […]

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The local impacts of new polluting power plant

By   /  September 22, 2016  /  24/7 News, Campaign, clean energy, Climate Change, dirty energy, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Environment & Resource Management, fossil fuels, Gareth Hughes, Green Party, greenhouse gas emissions, James Shaw, Nova Energy, Opposition News, Otorohunga, Parliament, Pirongia, Politics, Resource Management Act, waikato  /  Comments Off on The local impacts of new polluting power plant

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: The local impacts of new polluting power plant The view towards Mt Pirongia from a home that will be affected by the proposed power plant Today I met with locals living rurally near Otorohanga, south Waikato, who will be affected by Nova Energy’s plan to […]

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More oil drilling in Maui’s dolphin sanctuary

By   /  September 20, 2016  /  24/7 News, Anadarko, Apache, block offer, clean energy, Climate Change, deep sea drilling, deep sea oil, deep sea oil drilling, Energy, fossil fuel, fossil fuels, Gareth Hughes, Green Party, Maui's dolphins, Mauis dolphin, mining, oil, oil drilling, Opposition News, Parliament, Petrobras, Politics, Simon Bridges, The Issues  /  Comments Off on More oil drilling in Maui’s dolphin sanctuary

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: More oil drilling in Maui’s dolphin sanctuary I remember a time when the Government launched its annual oil and gas block offers with a big song and dance and much fanfare. As key a plank in National’s economic strategy, the releasing of onshore and offshore […]

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