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NZ Government: Stand with the Pacific at COP23

Written By: - Date published: 11:50 am, October 31st, 2017 - 2 comments

Petitions and links to further info on COP23.

Otago University to start reducing fossil fuel use

Written By: - Date published: 12:28 pm, October 19th, 2017 - 1 comment

The University has a 3 year plan to decrease its carbon fuel use.

NZ Super Fund divests from high risk fossil fuels

Written By: - Date published: 6:30 am, August 16th, 2017 - 7 comments

350 Aotearoa and the Green Party on the $950 million removal from high-risk fossil fuel investments.


Written By: - Date published: 8:06 am, May 11th, 2015 - 180 comments

A significant milestone has been passed.

CO2 400 ppm and climbing

Written By: - Date published: 10:51 am, May 14th, 2013 - 45 comments

We have passed the dangerous and depressing milestone of 400ppm atmospheric CO2. are calling for a “relentless rise in activism” to match the “relentless rise in carbon”. After Copenhagen I no longer think that’s going to happen.


Written By: - Date published: 5:06 pm, October 10th, 2010 - 10 comments

Today is 10 October 2010, a significant date for two serious reasons.  And one silly one!

Sunday Morons: an omnibus of silly people

Written By: - Date published: 1:02 pm, October 10th, 2010 - 18 comments

With all of the political activity over the last week, there are a few items that missed getting covered as well as the ones that we covered extensively. Rather than do individual posts on the idiots of the week, I’ve written an omnibus post of my notes from the last week.

We’re hot as hell

Written By: - Date published: 7:19 am, August 6th, 2010 - 67 comments

Extract from an article by Bill McKibben, founder of and author of Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet. “I’m a mild-mannered guy, a Methodist Sunday School teacher. Not quick to anger. So what I want to say is: this is fucked up. The time has come to get mad, and then to get busy.”

Ecosexploitation 350

Written By: - Date published: 11:05 am, November 1st, 2009 - 21 comments

One of the many problems facing people who want to grow popular awareness of matters ecological is that for the large part, it’s bloody depressing if you start to get the reality of it. So I imagine director Cameron Russell sold the pitch for this vid with an argument something like “we need to catch […]

350 Day of Action – Saturday

Written By: - Date published: 8:52 am, October 23rd, 2009 - 7 comments

Scientists say that 350 parts per million CO2 in the atmosphere is the safe limit for humanity. We’re above that limit and we’re climbing fast. 350 Aotearoa is the New Zealand arm of, an international campaign dedicated to creating an equitable global climate treaty that lowers carbon dioxide below 350 parts per million.  Tomorrow, Saturday, […]

40 by 2020

Written By: - Date published: 4:05 pm, July 6th, 2009 - 11 comments

Great new video from calling on the Government to back a 40% reduction in emissions by 2020. Current National Party policy is 50 by 2050. Public meetings on the Government’s emissions target start today. Check out frogblog for more information about how you can have your say.

Written By: - Date published: 3:30 pm, June 18th, 2009 - 1 comment

This is the latest YouTube clip from, the international movement planning a worldwide day of protest on October 24 to demand our political leaders negotiate a fair and effective global climate treaty. There are a few events listed in New Zealand but it doesn’t look like anything major has been planned at this stage. […]

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