Posts Tagged ‘fossil fuels’

NRT on transitioning off fossil fuels

Written By: - Date published: 9:10 am, March 21st, 2018 - 68 comments

Two posts from No Right Turn.

“Fundamentally, climate change means it is us or the oil industry. We know whose side the Greens are on. But people are doubting Labour, and they only have themselves to blame for it.”

Also a post on banning fossil-fueled cars.

Lies. Damned Lies. And Diesel.

Written By: - Date published: 2:12 pm, July 26th, 2017 - 48 comments

Britain follows France in banning the sale of new diesel and petrol vehicles from 2040. Good news?

Break Free 2016

Written By: - Date published: 10:00 am, May 12th, 2016 - 60 comments

Break Free From Fossil Fuels. There are still events coming up in NZ, including today in Dunedin.

Don’t extend polluting Huntly power station!

Written By: - Date published: 11:09 am, March 21st, 2016 - 134 comments

Power companies are trying to back out of the previously announced commitment to shut down the fossil fueled power plants at Huntly.

Greenpeace action – live

Written By: - Date published: 9:11 am, March 21st, 2016 - 17 comments

Greenpeace: We are live at the oil industry conference in Auckland. Through non-violent peaceful civil disobedience, we intend to send the strongest message we can that New Zealand must join the global fight to quit oil and meet the greatest challenge of our time – climate change.

Mopping up the fossil fuels subsidy shame

Written By: - Date published: 8:08 am, December 3rd, 2015 - 17 comments

McClay said he could not answer the specific question because he had “been advised” no such data exists.

How convenient.

Zero by 50

Written By: - Date published: 5:34 pm, August 9th, 2015 - 138 comments

In Copenhagen, our government committed itself, and by extension, us “To hold the increase in global temperature below two degrees Celsius and to take actions to meet this objective, consistent with the science and on the basis of equity”

And yet…

Global divestment day

Written By: - Date published: 7:27 am, February 14th, 2015 - 7 comments

“We are demanding institutions do what is necessary to avert the climate crisis by divesting from fossil fuels. Together, we are making fossil fuels history.”

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