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CNN tour of the Arctic Sunrise

Blog entry by Andrew | 30 September, 2009 2 comments

Our ship, the Arctic Sunrise, has spent the last months on an expedition to Greenland . We provided a platform for independent scientists researching climate change impacts, and independent journalists reporting on them. During the...

Nuclear waste storage: bad news from Sweden

Blog entry by Justin | 30 September, 2009

What to do with nuclear waste? How do we store it safely in the long term? The answer to that question has eluded the nuclear industry for sixty years. Some isotopes in the waste produced by nuclear reactors are dangerous for hundreds...

Greenpeace activist updates direct from action at tar sands upgrader facility

Blog entry by laurak | 30 September, 2009 17 comments

9:15am local time Greenpeace activists from Germany, France, Brazil and Canada have just entered a Suncor upgrader facility in the tar sands of northern, Alberta and have shut down the conveyer belt of an open pit mining operation.

Nuclear News: Iran owns 10 percent of French nuclear fuel plant

Blog entry by Justin | 30 September, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Iran owns 10 percent of French nuclear fuel plant ’PARIS (Reuters) - A French plant that produces a quarter of the world's enriched uranium is 10 percent owned by Iran, which has had...

What makes Europe greener than the US?

Blog entry by arook | 30 September, 2009 2 comments

Did you know that the average American produces three times the amount of CO2 emissions as a person in France? In this article from Yale Environment 360 , a US journalist now living in Europe gives her insights in to why Europe is...

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