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Highest net emissions ever under National Government

New Zealand’s net greenhouse gas emissions have hit the highest level ever and are continuing to grow under the National Government, the Green Party said today. 

The New Zealand Greenhouse Gas Inventory released today shows that New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions have increased from 2010-2011, the most recent period for which data is available.


Australia gets first Muslim woman MP

SYDNEY: Australia’s Green Party of New South Wales said on Sunday that Mehreen Faruqi will become Australia’s first Muslim member of Parliament.

Faruqi, of Pakistani origin, will replace NSW upper house MP Cate Faehrmann in the new parliament later this year.

“As the first Greens MP in NSW from a migrant background, I’m also excited about building stronger relationships between the Greens and migrant communities,” Faruqi said in a statement.


Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Joint Statement

Green Parties in Taiwan, Canada, the US, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the Philippines have issuing this joint statement to express our concern over the undemocratic and non-transparent nature of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA).

More than just another trade agreement, the TPPA provisions could hinder access to safe, affordable


Closing the gap: Australia vs. NZ on climate change

By: Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand MP Kennedy Graham


Take back your Dirty water: An encounter with Green Politics in Taiwan

The following article was published in the Australian Greens magazine "Green" March 2013 edition.  The author, Ms. Jenny Nutter, worked for former Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown and is currently engaged as Office Manager for Senator Christine Milne in Canberra.  Jenny visited the Taiwan Green Party on a political study tour.  



Fukushima two years on - APGN Statement

The global impact of the Fukushima disaster highlights the responsibility of all nations to ensure the safety of citizens and protect our planet for future generations. We are all implicated in the nuclear supply chain, whether that be through uranium mining, refining, power generation, radioactive waste, nuclear weapons, or through complicity by not discouraging the practice of our trading partners.

311二週年 亞太綠黨聯合宣言:不要再有下一個福島

本報2013年3月11日台北訊,賴品瑀報導 (原報連接

「No more Fukushima!」「No more Orchid Island!」福島核災在今日屆滿兩週年,包括全台22萬人上街遊行,全球各地都在上週末串連反核的各項行動。亞太各國的綠黨聯合發出聲明「後福島:邁向綠色經濟之路」,指出對抗核能,應從經濟和生活轉型到綠色永續之路。其中日本、蒙古代表運用網路,與台灣、蘭嶼代表跨國連線召開記者會,疾呼不要下一個福島,也不要下一個蘭嶼。


JAPAN QUAKE REMEMBERED: Asia-Pacific green parties call for safe energy

Taipei, March 11 (CNA) Green parties in the Asia-Pacific region on Monday, the second anniversary of a massive earthquake and tsunami in Japan, issued a joint call for governments of the region to scrap nuclear power and develop green economies.

"The Greens call for learning from Fukushima and using this critical time to finally switch to a safe and affordable supply of electricity -- renewable energy," the parties said in a statement issued Monday.



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