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Ending Our Reliance on the Oil and Gas Industry

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 11:58 am | Fossil Fuels Aotearoa Research Network

It’s got to happen sooner or later - the end of the coal and petroleum industries. The sooner the better according to climate scientists. Unthinkable for decades say industry representatives. More >>

Opportune Time to End Petroleum Industry Subsidies

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 9:59 am | Fossil Fuels Aotearoa Research Network

"A new study has found that taxpayer support for the New Zealand oil and gas industry has doubled under the National government. In 2009 subsidies of all kinds were $40.5 million but that increased to $87.6 million by this year, a more than 100% increase." More >>

Oil Industry Representative Misleads Public

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 11:35 am | Fossil Fuels Aotearoa Research Network

Cameron Madgwick, CEO of the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ) responded this week to claims by Greenpeace activist Mike Smith that seismic testing harmed marine mammals. Smith was reacting to news that Schumberger ... More >>

Ministers Mislead the Public over Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Monday, 9 October 2017, 1:59 pm | Fossil Fuels Aotearoa Research Network

During the recent election campaign, Minister for Climate Issues Paula Bennett came under pressure from celebrities, scientists and a coalition of environmental organisations to state what National was doing to address climate change and meet New Zealand’s ... More >>


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