Climate Justice Taranaki - Latest News [Page 1]

Open Letter To Minister Megan Woods Re Sale Of The Maari Oil Field

Monday, 21 September 2020, 9:30 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

"We urge the Minister to halt the consent for the transfer of interest and change of operatorship of the Maari oil field from OMV to Jadestone Energy. Decisions on such proposals should not be made, at least until the Crown Minerals Act and other ... More >>

Taranaki Oil And Gas Block Offer Fuelling The Climate Crisis

Friday, 31 July 2020, 6:55 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

"Opening up 2,451 km² of Taranaki land to oil and companies for dirty drilling is fuelling the climate crisis and is the last thing we should be doing in 2020" says Urs Signer, member of community group Climate Justice Taranaki. "Once again, ... More >>

Blockade At Taranaki Fertiliser Factory - Fossil Fertiliser Not Our Future

Monday, 27 July 2020, 11:09 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

Activists from Climate Justice Taranaki and Greenpeace locked on to the Ballance fertiliser plant in Kapuni (South Taranaki) today in protest to the continued use of fossil fuel based fertilisers for industrial farming which is killing the climate, ... More >>

Activists Warn Adern - Hydrogen No Path To Low Carbon Future

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 10:49 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

Members of Climate Justice Taranaki and other community groups gathered with white elephants outside today's launch of the National New Energy Development Centre by Prime Minister Jacinda Adern and Energy Minister Megan Woods. The protesters are ... More >>

No Bond Or Public Liability Insurance Required For Exploratory Oil Drilling

Monday, 18 May 2020, 12:39 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

Climate Justice Taranaki is extremely disappointed that the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has granted OMV Taranaki Limited the green light to drill another ten exploratory wells in the Maui field offshore from Taranaki. “Disturbingly, ... More >>

May 1st Action Calls For Just Recovery, Just Transition For Workers

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 7:20 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

The 1st of May is the International Day of the Worker, with its origins in the struggle to win workers the 8-hour day in the USA in 1886. Few know that New Zealand workers already claimed this right over forty years earlier, thanks to carpenter Samuel Parnell ... More >>

New Film Questions Renewable Energy Future

Saturday, 25 April 2020, 11:22 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

“The film ‘Planet of the Humans’ released on Earth Day this week produced by documentary film-maker Mike Moore, has smashed opened the delusions of all renewable energy being clean or even a path to stop fossil fuel use,” says Emily Bailey of ... More >>

Covid-19 Sparks Systemic Change Beyond ‘shovel-read’ Projects

Monday, 13 April 2020, 11:12 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

Today, Climate Justice Taranaki sent an open letter to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and fellow ministers: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Environment Minister David Parker Climate Change Minister James Shaw Economic Development Minister Phil Twyford Infrastructure ... More >>

Bailing-out Oil Companies Must Clean Up Mess

Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 8:16 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

"In recent years many oil and gas companies have pulled out of operations in Aoteaora yet current legislative requirements for proper decommissioning and clean up remain grossly inadequate, despite years of government promises to close legislative ... More >>

OMV An Unethical WOMAD Sponsor

Thursday, 12 March 2020, 1:32 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

“People from peace and environmental groups across Aotearoa are calling on WOMAD again this year to ditch sponsorship from unethical companies like oil-drillers: OMV and Todd Energy,” says Climate Justice Taranaki spokesperson Emily Bailey. ... More >>

OMV fails in Taranaki - win for the climate

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 2:21 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

"OMV's failure to find fossil fuels in its recent drilling campaign off the Taranaki coast is a win for the climate" says Urs Signer, member of Climate Justice Taranaki. More >>

Taranaki joins climate rebellion

Monday, 7 October 2019, 10:57 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

Members of community groups Extinction Rebellion Taranaki, Climate Justice Taranaki and Taranaki youth representatives are in Wellington to support the blockade of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), NZ's ministry for oil, gas ... More >>

Time to shut Ravensdown?

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 4:45 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

Climate Justice Taranaki padlocked the gate today at the fertiliser factory Ravensdown, blocking trucks, in light of the company's connections to many environmental and social issues, climate change being number one. More >>

Taranaki Climate Action Week announced Sep 20-27

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9:53 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

“In response to increasing effects of climate change across the world from wildfires, cyclones and dried up glaciers, and the call to action from students and communities across the globe for next week, Climate Justice Taranaki has compiled a week of climate ... More >>

Climate group bids to end all new Taranaki drilling

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 9:20 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

Today, community group Climate Justice Taranaki made a formal bid on the 2,188 km² of onshore Taranaki land made available for oil and gas drilling by the government through the block offer 2018. More >>

Climate group outraged at new Taranaki drilling

Friday, 19 July 2019, 9:01 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

"While we are in the middle of a climate crisis where each and everyone of us should work towards stopping greenhouse gas emissions, Malaysia-based Tamarind Resources is currently drilling for more fossil fuels just off the Taranaki using a gigantic ... More >>

People's Bid launched for no more oil and gas permits

Friday, 10 May 2019, 12:27 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

"After the government's announcement last week opening up new onshore oil and gas permits, Climate Justice Taranaki launched a People's Bid yesterday at the Just Transition Summit to bid for all the permit blocks and halt fossil fuel exploration ... More >>

Earth protectors disrupt Taranaki climate criminals

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 3:28 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

“The business operations happening at Kapuni, in South Taranaki, can best be described as a climate crime scene” says Emily Bailey, a member of Climate Justice Taranaki. More >>

Climate Justice to disrupt factories in Kapuni

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 10:19 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

Members and supporters of Climate Justice Taranaki will be protesting in and around Kapuni tomorrow where the connection between oil and gas drilling and the intensification of dairy farming are obvious. More >>

Climate Justice Taranaki opposes new oil and gas block offer

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 3:24 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

“We completely oppose the government’s 2018 Block Offer for oil and gas drilling in Taranaki released yesterday. To hand out permits to greedy oil and gas companies while the planet is melting can only be described as criminal” says Climate Justice ... More >>