Seasons Greetings


It’s been a tremendous year for Climate Justice Taranaki! Our group is now one year old and we think we’ve had significant achievements in terms of raising concerns around the oil and gas industry in Taranaki and also around climate change issues. Read the rest of this entry »

News Headlines (16-31 December 2011)


Brazil fines Chevron $7m over oil spill reaction (Dec 27, Brazil)

Shell says Nigeria oil spill contained (Dec 27, Nigeria)

Shell’s floating monster spill (Dec 23, Nigeria)

The EDA thinks it’s totally cool for us to eat seafood 10,000 times over the contamination limit (Dec 23, USA)

Rena has been impounded in Australia for safety violations (Dec 22, NZ)

Oil companies dismiss fracking risk on Coast (Dec 21, NZ)

Why is it so easy to save the banks – but so hard to save the biosphere?  (Dec 17, International)

News Headlines (1-15 December 2011)


Add quakes to rumblings over gas rush (Dec 12, USA)

Drill ship’s departure may be the end of drill project  (Dec 10, NZ)

Tests reveal contaminated water near gas well  (Dec 10, Australia)

Fracking implicated in US water pollution (Dec 9, USA)

Outcry at plan to truck waste (Dec 8, NZ) – Post your comment online!

Significant oil find at Ngaere (Dec 7, NZ)

Durban climate talks deadlocked as ministers haggle (Dec 6, International)

Marae Investigate looks at fracking in NZ (Dec 4, NZ)

Battered ship leaks more oil (Dec 4, NZ)

Maritime NZ unit devoted to Rena (Dec 3, NZ)

Learning too late of the perils in gas well leases (Dec 1, USA)

Tighter regulations needed for coal seam gas (Dec 1, Australia)

Senate inquiry calls for halt to coal seam gas in Murray-Darling Basin (Dec 1, Australia)