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Justice for the Tokyo Two - justice for whales, coming our way?

Feature story | 15 May, 2009 at 0:00

Justice is starting to go the Tokyo Two way: A court in Aomori, Japan, has delivered a series of setbacks to the prosecution in the trial of Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki (the activists known as the Tokyo Two) - and the Japanese government's...

Amory B. Lovins: "New" Nuclear Reactors, Same Old Story

Blog entry by Justin | 14 May, 2009

The dominant type of new nuclear power plant, light-water reactors (LWRs), proved unfinanceable in the robust 2005–08 capital market, despite new U.S. subsidies approaching or exceeding their total construction cost. New LWRs are now...

Nuclear News: The carbon cost of nuclear power

Blog entry by Justin | 14 May, 2009 1 comment

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry:Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Letter to The Guardian: Carbon cost of nuclear power ‘Your account of the part buyout of British Energy assets (Centrica to buy 20%...

World Ocean Conference gets it

Blog entry by brianfit | 14 May, 2009 3 comments

Greenpeace Team Marine Reserves reports from the World Oceans Conference in Manado, Indonesia that delegates there have been making all the right noises about just how scary things are looking for the planet aquatic, despite the...

US climate bill weakens

Feature story | 14 May, 2009 at 18:17

A piece of legislation that started out as a real opportunity for the US to combat climate change has been co-opted by special interests and now threatens to do more harm than good. The Waxman- Markey bill is set to go before the House Energy and...

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