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Dom Post: ‘Greenwash’ threat to NZ trade

Peter Griffin posted in on June 2nd, 2010.

Jon Morgan writes in the Dominion Post about an agricultural/horticultural convention at which the risks to New Zealand’s lowering of trade barriers from international “greenwash” efforts were discussed. Farmers, particularly in the US and Europe, are being given “greenwash” subsidies, undermining New Zealand’s ability to be competitive.  However, the conference also covered ways for New […]

Newsletter Digest: 1080, SCANZ, and greenwashing

Peter Griffin posted in on November 13th, 2009.

The pros and cons of using 1080 Sunday will see a series of rallies held nationwide to protest aerial drops of 1080 poison to control pests that prey on native birds. The debate over use of 1080 seems to have intensified, thanks in part to the debate created by a high-profile documentary on the subject […]

Monbiot: Shell’s goodwill and greenwash

Peter Griffin posted in on January 7th, 2009.

An interesting column in the Guardian as George Monbiot continues his crusade against companies seeking to greenwash their image. Read the column in full here. An excerpt: Reading Shell’s reports and publicity material, I kept stumbling on an absence. In 2000, the company boasted that it would be investing $1 billion dollars in renewable energy […]

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