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The beginning of the end for the fossil fuel industry

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 3:13 pm | 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa says the government’s decision to ban new offshore oil and gas projects spells the beginning of the end for fossil fuels in New Zealand. More >>

Opening Ceremony Sunflower for Climate Justice

Monday, 26 March 2018, 3:14 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Today 350 Aotearoa ran the Opening Ceremony of the Rally for Climate Justice that gathered a diverse group of people united against new oil and gas in Aotearoa. The group comprising tangata whenua, doctors, church leaders, grandparents, students, ... More >>

Opening Ceremony Sunflower for Climate Justice

Sunday, 25 March 2018, 12:51 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Tomorrow afternoon at 12.15pm, 350 Aotearoa is leading hundreds of people to gather in Frank Kitts Park, outside the Petroleum New Zealand Conference at TSB Arena, in an opening ceremony for the Rally for Climate Justice, that will protest new oil ... More >>

Climate Group Sceptical of NZ Superfund’s Engagement

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 12:11 pm | 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa is sceptical of the Climate Action 100 Plus campaign that 250 of the world’s largest investors, including the New Zealand Superfund have joined. The campaign aims to engage with the top 100 greenhouse gas emitters to encourage them ... More >>

Global Climate Leaders to Discuss Path for NZ

Friday, 8 December 2017, 1:42 pm | 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa is proud to host 350.org international executive director, May Boeve, and Hon James Shaw at their Wellington event, ‘ Building Our Fossil Free Future: A national and international perspective’. More >>

Super Fund divestment shows real climate leadership

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 2:31 pm | 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa is calling the news of the NZ Superannuation Fund, “an outstanding example of people-power pushing organisational leadership for New Zealand on climate change”. Today The NZ Superannuation Fund announced that it will be moving NZ$950 ... More >>

New Zealanders urged to protest as Trump pulls out of Paris

Friday, 2 June 2017, 11:09 am | 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa is calling Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement “a crime against our global future”, and is urging New Zealanders to come out in big numbers to protest against US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson’s, visit ... More >>

Divestment from fossil fuels

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 4:55 pm | 350 Aotearoa

A climate change skeptic has been appointed head of the US Environmental Protection Agency. The Australian government has made the development of so-called ‘clean coal’ a priority, despite coal dust contaminating sensitive Queensland wetlands ... More >>

Call on Australian Govt to stop climate catastrophe

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 9:56 am | 350 Aotearoa

AUCKLAND 10 May, 2017 -- 350 Aotearoa climate activists will gather in Auckland this morning at the Australian Consulate-General to protest the Australian Government’s support for the coal industry. More >>

Wellington activists call on Australia to stop coal mine

Monday, 8 May 2017, 5:03 pm | 350 Aotearoa

WELLINGTON, 8 May, 2017 -- 350 Aotearoa will launch their Global Divestment Mobilisation campaign tomorrow in Wellington, calling on governments, banks, universities and other institutions to take their money out of fossil fuels. More >>

ANZ's responsible investment fund, what about fossil fuels?

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 4:20 pm | 350 Aotearoa

ANZ today announced a new international equities fund which excludes investments in companies involved in weapons and tobacco, following pressure from consumers. More >>

Auckland Council pulls funding from oil, gas, coal companies

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 1:16 pm | 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa is delighted that Auckland Council voted this morning to withdraw all investments in companies that produce and extract coal, oil and gas. More >>

Auckland Council to vote on funding Exxon Mobil and Anadarko

Monday, 10 April 2017, 4:31 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Tomorrow Auckland Council will vote on whether or not they will pull their investments from coal, oil and gas companies. More >>

Fossil fuels “faltering”: Lose out on $5 trillion in assets

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 5:22 pm | 350 Aotearoa

The fossil fuel industry is “faltering” and divestment numbers have skyrocketed, according to a new report by Arabella Advisors. More >>

Organisations Challenge the NZ Super Fund

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 12:59 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Today eleven organisations in New Zealand called for the New Zealand Super Fund to fully divest from fossil fuels. The organisations signed an open letter after the NZSF announced its climate change-focused investment policies last week. It urges ... More >>

NZ Super Fund’s Climate Standards “Underwhelming”

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 2:17 pm | 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa has called the NZ Super Fund’s climate focused investment standards that were announced today “underwhelming” due to a lack of clarity around the guidelines and their timeframes. More >>

Otago Uni Votes to Divest from Fossil Fuels

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 12:20 pm | 350 Aotearoa

This afternoon, University of Otago Council voted to exclude fossil fuels from their investment portfolio. Fossil Free Otago Uni, with the support of staff and the student body, has been calling for the University’s Ethical Investment Policy to explicitly ... More >>

Call For Simplicity to Exclude Fossil Fuels

Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 4:50 pm | 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa is calling on Simplicity Kiwisaver Plan to exclude fossil fuel companies, along with cluster bombs and nuclear weapons, in their new ethical Kiwisaver plan. Recent news about KiwiSaver’s investments in munitions created an explosion of ... More >>

Ratification Can’t Replace Real Action on Climate Change

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 3:53 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Three-Fifty Aotearoa is sceptical that New Zealand’s ratification of the Paris Agreement by the end of the year will create any positive change for the climate. More >>

Auckland Council’s irresponsible investments in fossil fuels

Tuesday, 2 August 2016, 9:54 am | 350 Aotearoa

Auckland Council is currently investing tens of millions of dollars in fossil fuel companies like Exxon and Anadarko, despite its commitment to being a world leader on climate change. Auckland is part of the C40 group of cities and has pledged to ... More >>

 

 

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