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Green jobs: 8 million (more) reasons to avoid catastrophic climate change

Blog entry by laurak | 15 September, 2009 8 comments

By Julien Vincent, Climate and Energy Campaigner - Greenpeace Australia-Pacific The jobs question. It is often the ‘elephant in the room’ during debates over climate change and the need to decarbonise our global energy supply.

Greenpeace activist updates direct from the tar sands

Blog entry by laurak | 15 September, 2009 56 comments

Update from Mike Hudema - Climate Campaigner with Greenpeace Canada - 7am local time It's a few hours before we enter the tar sands. The tar sands are the largest industrial, capital and energy project on the planet but most...

Line in the tar sands, a bird’s eye view of the world's largest industrial development

Blog entry by laurak | 15 September, 2009 5 comments

By Mike Townsley, Head of News - Greenpeace International “I have seen the future and it is murder,” lamented Leonard Cohen on my iPod as I arrived in Fort McMurray airport, Alberta, Canada. The oil man’s airport of choice for access...

The false choice of Energy Secretary Chu

Blog entry by Aslihan | 15 September, 2009

Here’s a question for you: what would you rather do, wrestle an alligator or try and outrun a starving tiger? The answer is, of course, ‘neither, you idiot.’ It’s a shame US Energy Secretary Steven Chu didn’t think of the same answer...

Nuclear News: Mafia sank boat with radioactive waste: official

Blog entry by Aslihan | 15 September, 2009 1 comment

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Mafia sank boat with radioactive waste: official ’The Cunsky is one of 32 vessels carrying toxic material that has been sunk by the mafia in the Mediterranean, according to the...

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