No one happy with Smith’s GE vision

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Environment Minister Nick Smith wants to bully us into accepting GE plants into New Zealand using bad law, unproven claims about productivity, and emotional spin on cancer treatment research. Instead of trashing our overseas reputation, we should be far more visionary: a GE-Free Aotearoa where high-value organic production is sustainable and maximises export returns. As […]

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Desperate marketing from the fossil fuel industry

The oil and gas industry has launched a marketing campaign in New Zealand to try and convince people how great its dirty fossil fuel products are. I’m not surprised. The fossil fuel industry is no stranger to desperate marketing attempts. They know their products are last century’s fuels and they’re struggling to hold on to […]

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Groundwater: The mysterious life of underground water

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On Sunday, we launched my Members’ Bill to protect underground water and aquifers. It’s called the Resource Management (Clean Groundwater) Amendment Bill. Catchy title. What does it do? It changes parts of the Resource Management Act, the legislation that protects our environment so that groundwater is kept safe from contamination and pollution. What? You mean there’s […]

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