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Protect Olive TreesVillagers met with violence while protecting olive trees

The Kolin Group wants the olive trees cut down to make way for a new coal power plant.

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Hell still not frozen over

Blog entry by Adele | 13 June, 2009 2 comments

This week, Shell paid $15.5m to the Ogoni people in Nigeria, an out of court settlement after a 13 year struggle. I read that Shell's lawyers apparently once said that Shell would only settle when "hell freezes over" and they were...

The dangerous temptation of nuclear power

Blog entry by Justin | 12 June, 2009

The nuclear weapons tests that North Korea carried out two weeks ago, on May 25, reminded us once again that nuclear power technology remains the most dangerous technology mankind has ever created. With regional tensions rising, the...

WASPMAN!

Blog entry by Justin | 12 June, 2009

In the Spiderman comics and movies, mild-mannered photographer Peter Parker famously gains arachnid superpowers after being bitten by a radioactive spider. We were wondering what superpowers you’d gain if you were stung by a...

Nuclear News: US nuclear industry tries to hijack Obama's climate change bill

Blog entry by Justin | 12 June, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Guardian: US nuclear industry tries to hijack Obama's climate change bill ’America's nuclear industry and its supporters in Congress have moved to hijack Barack Obama's agenda for...

Wake up call in Bonn

Blog entry by Jess | 12 June, 2009

An update on UN Climate negotiations in Bonn, Germany brought to you by our very own Cindy Baxter who has been at the negotiations since the start. Coming to the end of a hard two weeks here at the climate talks in Bonn, we were...

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