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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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Report pours cold water on govt renewable energy initiative

By   /  January 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, clean energy, Climate Change, Economy, Work, & Welfare, electricity, Energy, Environment & Resource Management, Gareth Hughes, Green Party, hydro, Judith Collins, NPS, Opposition News, Politics, renewable energy, rma, solar, wind energy, wind power, wind turbines  /  Comments Off on Report pours cold water on govt renewable energy initiative

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Report pours cold water on govt renewable energy initiative The Government’s National Policy Statement on Renewable Energy Generation has been slammed as ineffective by an official report. Ten years ago, the previous Government began work on developing a National Policy Statement (NPS) on Renewable Energy […]

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Estonia’s high price of energy independence – ‘we have lost our wetlands, our streams’

By   /  January 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, electricity, Energy, Environment, Environmental Journalism, European Union, Evening Report, Featured, Features, Finland, Global, Green politics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, mining, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, renewable energy, Reports, shale, Terrorism, wetlands  /  Comments Off on Estonia’s high price of energy independence – ‘we have lost our wetlands, our streams’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Estonia may lie a continent and an ocean away from the two biggest polluters in the world – China and the United States – but the nation cannot lay claim to climate innocence. Having mined oil shale for 100 years, Estonia now has energy independence, but it has […]

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Despite Trump, 2017 should be another top year for global wind

By   /  January 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Donald Trump, Economics, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Post-truth politics, Refugees, renewable energy, Renewables, Reports, wind power  /  Comments Off on Despite Trump, 2017 should be another top year for global wind

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz President-elect Dinald Trump … “bunch of climate-denying billionaires [named] as his key cabinet nominees”. Image: 21stCentTech ANALYSIS: By Steve Sawyer Looking back at 2016, it’s easier to come up with a list of bad things that happened than good: Brexit, Trump and the rise of post-truth politics; the […]

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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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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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