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tck tck tck ... count down, wake up!

Blog entry by Lisa | 21 September, 2009

Hundreds of volunteers form a human countdown in Central Park as Climate Week kicks off in NYC . Image © Avaaz Global leaders have only three months to get their act together and sign a strong Climate Treaty in Copenhagen.

Postcard from the ice edge

Blog entry by Dave | 20 September, 2009 1 comment

I started writing this on Friday afternoon in Fram Strait, the body of water lying the north end of Greenland and the archipelago of Svalbard, in the Greenland Sea. Up on the bridge, Pete and Bob guide the ice-covered Arctic Sunrise...

Agents of change in New York City

Blog entry by Lisa | 20 September, 2009 3 comments

Four courageous, inspirational women from around the world are in New York right now to urge President Obama and heads of state from over 100 countries to take action against climate change. These women have either lost their homes,...

UK WMD costs out of control

Blog entry by Aslihan | 18 September, 2009

News in the UK this week has been dominated by debate about the dire economic outlook facing the nation, and the likely severity of the cutbacks it will need to make to pay down its now massive national debt. Government ministers wring...

Nuclear News: Japan Foreign minister orders probe of secret agreements with U.S.

Blog entry by Justin | 18 September, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Foreign minister orders probe of secret agreements with U.S. Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada has ordered a top Foreign Ministry official to probe secret Japan-U.S. accords, including...

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