by Rosemary Penwarden Bathurst Resources’ (BRL) shareholders were treated to a tale from fantasy land last week. The fantasy is that Bathurst’s newly acquired coal exploration permit near Waimate will service Fonterra’s...Read More
Growth in the dairy industry is resurrecting coal – and killing the climate. Join us in the heart of dairy country to take action.
Growth in the dairy industry is resurrecting coal – and killing the climate. 95% of Fonterra’s...Read More
Growth in the dairy industry is resurrecting coal – and killing the climate. Join us 21-23 January for a summer camp: network with other activists, share information and stories, learn more about NVDA and plan an action....Read More
by Jeanette Fitzsimons The long-running question of whether the new Christchurch hospital will run on coal or wood waste is still not resolved, but seems to be heading back to coal. See my blog A tale of two hospitals from March...Read More
by Jeanette Fitzsimons Industry is exulting over a stellar rise in the coal price this year. But we won’t be investing our savings. The 5 year steady drop in the price of coking coal since 2011 has slowed work at Stockton,...Read More
by Rosemary Penwarden The tobacco industry got nervous when people began to question the health impacts of cigarettes in the 1950s. In response, their marketers invented the filter-tipped cigarette, to screen out tar and...Read More
A group of eight activists from Auckland Coal Action, many of them grandparents, have carried out...Read More
As The Simpsons taught us, if you give enough monkeys enough typewriters and enough time, they will eventually produce Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities”, or a pretty close approximation: I can now add a...Read More
Don’t Take Our Word For How Bad Mokau South Is – Take Waikato Regional Council’s Word. And Submit By Next Tuesday.
Submissions on Mokau South’ Resources’ proposal to strip-mine the Panirau Plateau in the Mokau River Catchment for coal close next Tuesday, 2 February. We have had a good response to our call for submissions against...Read More