Posts Tagged ‘coal mining’

AIG, All Blacks principal sponsor seems to like the colour black

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

AIG is the principal sponsor of the All Blacks. Climate change activists are putting pressure on the All Blacks to cancel the sponsorship deal with the insurance company. This followed a tip-off from an AIG staff member which revealed that AIG is insuring the on-ground works at the Adani Carmichael mine site, in northern Queensland, Read more

Australia and NZ are Pacific Islands’ bad neighbours

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

The prime minister of Fiji  Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama says New Zealand and Australia are bad neighbours. He says they are putting their own economic interests ahead of the need to protect Pacific Island nations from the effect of climate change. “I won’t be going to Paris wearing the usual friendly, compliant Pacific smile,” warned Bainimarama. Read more

Capitalism versus the climate

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Book Review: This Changes Everything, Capitalism vs the Climate by Naomi Klein. This is a comprehensive and timely book. Klein says in part one, “If there has ever been a moment to advance a plan to heal the planet that also heals our broken economies and our shattered communities, this is it.” In the introduction Read more