Adam Currie

Adam Currie has been a climate activist ever since a freak storm sent waves crashing into his childhood home in Whakatū Nelson. He is Generation Zero's Dunedin Zero Carbon Act convener, a Sir Peter Blake Ambassador, and the New Zealand mobiliser for the global movement 'Youth for our Planet'. His passion for climate justice and rangatahi empowerment has led him to many places, from sailing on the Rainbow Warrior, fighting legal battles with oil giant OMV, and campaigning at the UN climate conference COP24.

Jan 9, 2020

New Zealand doesn't deserve to be smug about climate

The horrors in Australia have had left many of us feeling complacent about New Zealand's own response to climate change. But are we living up to the inspiring rhetoric?

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Dec 3, 2019

Abuse of farmers only strengthens corporate agriculture's hand

Condemning agriculture and tarring all farmers with the same brush does nothing to help environmentalists' cause, argues Adam Currie.

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Oct 11, 2019

It's not just Greta: the Nobel Peace Prize belongs to indigenous climate activists

Adam Currie questions why the public are so keen to hear the Swedish teen's message over the indigenous youth who raised their voices long before Greta.

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