Summary of News items | Asia Pacific Greens

Summary of News items

The Global Greens Climate Campaign & the Asia-Pacific Greens Federation supports the Peoples Climate March.  Learn all about it & get involved here:  THE PEOPLE’S CLIMATE MARCH RESOURCE PACK: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO CHANGE EVERYTHING On September 21st, hundreds of thousands of people are expected to march on the streets of New York City, demanding action from government leaders to seriously address climate change. Under the unifying message “To change everything we need everyone... Read more
2010 Platform: Ecological Sustainability The human community is an element of the Earth community, not the other way around. All human endeavors are situated within the dynamics of the biosphere. If we wish to have sustainable institutions and enterprises, they must fit well with the processes of the Earth. The ideology of industrialism, in both capitalist and communist countries, insists that modern society lives on top of nature and should rightly use and despoil the rest of the natural world... Read more
Wednesday 27th August / posted by Elizabeth PO’ Adrian Glamorgan UNDERSTOREY: FACING THE FALLOUT It’s three years since Fukushima blew up and melted down. The prime minister of Japan in those days chose a hard path, a leader’s path, to save a third of his country from further devastation, choosing to fly directly to the disastrous nuclear power plant. While WA’s push to open uranium mines looks like another day of ordinary work, ex-PM Naoto Kan and Senator Scott Ludlum were speaking to... Read more
September 26~29, 2014, Taipei, Taiwan   To oppose the expansion of nuclear power and the proliferation of nuclear weapons in Asia, anti-nuclear activists of Asian counties came together at Tokyo, Japan to hold the first” No Nukes Asia Forum (NNAF). The 2014 forum will focus on following topics: the current situation of nuclear power, anti-nuclear movement and renewable energy in each country, the danger of nuclear power and radiation, how to strengthen the anti-nuclear movement and the... Read more
Learn about the Anti-nuclear movement as it unfolds in Taiwan by following the "National Nuclear Abolition Action Platform (NNAAP)" An introduction of Taiwan's ant-nuclear movement is attached for your reference. Read more
Watch all Global Greens Climate Change Campaign videos from APGF members at our Youtube playlist: Statements from our members are posted here. Read more
This article was first published for the COP 15 Global Climate Campaign, and is being republished to emphasize the continued need for climate action as we approach the COP 20 meeting in Lima, Peru this December 1-12, 2014. To express support for the success of COP meeting, Greens Japan held seminars, events, and parades in 23 locations in Japan(see map below) to call on the Japanese government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2020 without using nuclear power plants. . Y【福島県郡山市/... Read more
Job Description: The Asia-Pacific Greens Federation (APGF) is seeking a Secretary! The APGF is a Federation of national Green parties, social and environmental organisations from across Asia and Oceania united by shared core values of social justice, sustainability, non-violence, participatory democracy, respect for diversity, and ecological wisdom and our joint-effort to foster these values through political means as outlined in our Global Greens Charter. The APGF Secretary’s role is to build... Read more
Read about it at:
(The New Zealand Herald) New Zealanders are strongly in favour of a proposal to give tertiary students free trips on public transport, a Herald-DigiPoll survey shows. Nearly two-thirds of respondents said students should be entitled to travel free on buses, trains and ferries at off-peak hours and weekends, which was one of the key planks of the Greens Party's transport policy announced this month. Just 30 per cent of respondents said students should continue to pay full fares. The proposal was... Read more
MUSI GREEN  For the Life of the People and Government Net    By: Koesnadi Wirasapoetra    Indonesia Green Union (SHI)  is pushing green river program - for 3 years, the SHI board at the base village, sub-district and district monitoring rivers that exist in the working area, such as South Sumatra (Musi river), West Java (Citarum and Ciliwung), Central Kalimantan (Kapuas and Kahayan). This situation mandates the central committee to accelerate river rescue program as a national program conducted... Read more
Shi Ting and Hui-Min Liu from the Taiwanese Greens Citizens Action Alliance have just completed a field trip to Australia to learn about Australian environmental groups’ anti-nuclear campaigning, and the connection between anti-uranium mining, waste and power in Australia and the decision-making process related to energy and nuclear-related policies. They spent time in Melbourne meeting with Friends of Earth and the ACF, visited Muckaty in the Northern Territory then travelled to Perth to meet... Read more
Green Party leader Elizabeth May and Bruce Hyer as the Thunder Bay Superior North MP goes Greener
By: Bruce Hyer MP, THUNDER BAY – POLITICS - Clean technologies can pave a path to innovation and sustainable economic growth. The global clean-tech industry has huge economic potential for Canada. Clean energy technology is efficient and diversifies energy sources. It also reduces negative environmental impacts, especially by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Worldwide, the clean technology economy is worth $1-trillion, and is expected to grow to $3-trillion by 2020.... Read more