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Does Petroleum Industry Spying Really Matter?

Thursday, 29 April 2021, 10:49 am | Dr Terrence Loomis

Opinion: Nicky Hager’s latest revelations about security firm Thompson and Clark’s ‘spying’ on climate activists and environmental organisations on behalf of the oil and gas industry and big GHG emitters makes entertaining reading. But it does ... More >>

Opinion: Time for Energy Minister to End Oil Exploration

Sunday, 11 February 2018, 1:20 pm | Dr Terrence Loomis

Shortly after the last election, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern stated that fossil fuels were not New Zealand's future and future exploration block offers would be reviewed. More >>

Another Nuclear-free Moment for Minister Megan Woods?

Friday, 2 February 2018, 4:51 pm | Dr Terrence Loomis

Ever since the Prime Minister announced last October that "fossil fuels were not New Zealand's future, and future block offers would be reviewed," Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods has been under the gun to be seen to be taking ... More >>

Ending Our Reliance on the Oil and Gas Industry

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 5:29 pm | Dr Terrence Loomis

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. After all, we’re dependent on the stuff and affordable ... More >>

Petroleum industry a bad taxpayer investment

Monday, 20 March 2017, 10:54 am | Dr Terrence Loomis

Petroleum industry a bad taxpayer investment 20 March 2017 The New Zealand Petroleum Conference this week in New Plymouth will no doubt talk up the industry’s value to the country. But economic anthropologist Terrence Loomis, who has recently published ... More >>

Research: Gov't efforts to promote oil & gas development

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 11:53 am | Dr Terrence Loomis

New research suggests Government’s efforts to promote oil and gas development while ‘managing’ environmental critics and exerting more government control over resource management are harming long-standing government/civil sector relationships. More >>