Austrian-oil giant OMV has made an application to discharge trace amounts of harmful substances off its oil drilling ship when it attempts to explore the Great South Basin this year. It’s critical that we continue to stand strong at every step of this oil giant’s project. This means urging the Environmental Protection Authority to refuse the application.
Twelve activists from climate action group 350 Aotearoa have disrupted a Petroleum Club meeting in New Plymouth. The group targeted event sponsors, ANZ, in a bid to highlight the discrepancies between the bank’s public statements on climate change and its support of the fossil fuel industry.
In under 2 weeks, the Minerals Forum will be hosted in a council-owned venue in Dunedin. Campaigner, Claudia discusses why it’s wrong to play service to a conference promoting the expansion of the coal industry in Aotearoa.
In advance of the Just Transitions Summit in 9 days time, 350 Aotearoa call into question the Government’s new Block Offer in onshore Taranaki, saying “opening up new permits for oil and gas flies in the face of a serious commitment to a just transition.”