Activist, Catherine Murupaenga-Ikenn
Like many people around the world in recent years, Māori activist and lawyer, Catherine Murupaenga-Ikenn of Ahipara, Northland has become increasingly concerned at seeing lingering aerosol trails transforming her formerly unpolluted skies.
A passionate speaker on indigenous rights at international forums, she is a strong believer in people power and would like to see a citizen-based initiative where “sufficient compelling data is collected” on aerosol spraying operations and used to lobby the New Zealand Government to instigate a transparent and robust inquiry into aerosol crimes.
She writes here about what led her to the realization that geoengineering in all of its forms was unregulated in New Zealand and illustrates why government needs to be more transparent around this issue.
By Catherine Murupaenga-Ikenn
Catherine Murupaenga-Ikenn speaking at the UN
I decided to make inquiries about “geoengineering” to the Environmental Protection Authority, (EPA) and the Ministry for the Environment…
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