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Greenpeace calls nuclear climate bluff in Finland

Blog entry by Aslihan | 27 August, 2009

In 2002, politicians in Finland gave in to the construction of a new nuclear reactor largely because it was supposed to help us close down coal and peat fired power plants. Finland is the third highest emitter of greenhouse gases...

Nuclear News: Marshallese “Guinea Pigs” in Nuclear Lab.

Blog entry by Aslihan | 27 August, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Marshallese “Guinea Pigs” in Nuclear Lab. Fifty years ago, Marshallese, exposed to radioactive fallout during U.S. nuclear testing were called "savages" in a Cold War documentary.

With friends like these…

Blog entry by Cindy Baxter | 27 August, 2009

It’s official: Greenpeace didn’t say that the Greenland icecap would melt by 2030 - the BBC got it wrong. Yes - I know - this was something we pointed out last week . The "Denyosphere" got somewhat hysterical, spinning the old line...

Firefighting in action

Blog entry by Jess | 27 August, 2009 4 comments

© Greenpeace/FB Anggoro An update from Richi about fighting the forest fires that raged through Indonesia recently My name is Richi, and I work for Greenpeace in Indonesia doing action logistics and volunteer coordination.

Climate Activists Set Up Camp in London

Blog entry by Sasha | 27 August, 2009

As I write this, London is being "swooped" by a virtual rainbow of environmental activists preparing to set up this year's Climate Camp. Up to 3000 people are expected to attend the event, outfitted in predetermined colours,...

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