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Realities of Koodankulam: more tales of apathy

Blog entry by Ali Abbas | September 18, 2012

I got up at 5.30 am in the morning, with the sound of my door bell ringing continuously. It was the hotel staff trying to make sure I don't miss the famous Kanyakumari sunrise. Half asleep, I told them that I had worked late in the...

Junglistan Diaries: routine visits and some special ones

Blog entry by Brikesh Singh | September 18, 2012

It's been two weeks in the forests. These buffaloes and the Cattle Egret are regular visitiors to the stream now. Or perhaps I am the visitor for them. I had some very special guests from the nearby village. The women had taken...

Realities of the Koodankulam anti-nuclear protests

Blog entry by Ali Abbas | September 17, 2012

My journey to Koodankulam started on the evening of September 16 from Bangalore city. As I was about to board the bus I received a message on my cell phone saying, "200 people detained in Tuticorin. Are you one among them?" At first I...

SUCCESS! Shell stops Arctic oil drilling for this year

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | September 17, 2012

You did it. For over six months, huge numbers of us have been pressuring Shell to stay out of the Arctic. Well this morning, company bosses announced they were scrapping their oil drilling programme for this year. It's a huge ...

Phasing out, cracking up and shutting down – a bad week for nuclear power

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | September 15, 2012

Historic news that Japan will phase out nuclear power has rounded off yet another terrible week for the global nuclear industry. Japan's decision to end its reliance on nuclear power by the 2030s means it will join countries such...

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