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Victory for Greenpeace and reindeer in Lapland

Feature story | 25 August, 2009 at 0:00

After seven years of Greenpeace pressure, government-owned logging company Metsähallitus has agreed to leave the tall trees of northern Lapland standing, and with them, the livelihood of the Sámi people.

Reading between Anne Lauvergeon’s lines

Blog entry by Justin | 24 August, 2009 2 comments

We’re grateful to Areva’s North America blog for pointing us towards a speech Areva’s Chief Executive Officer Anne Lauvergeon made back in April of this year . Entitled, ‘Nuclear Industry’s Role In Nonproliferation’, the speech was...

Nuclear News: Nuclear energy jeopardises green energy revolution

Blog entry by Justin | 24 August, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: REVE: Nuclear energy jeopardises green energy revolution EU has set itself the goal that by the year 2020, 20% of Europe's final energy consumption in the areas of electricity,...

From India to Greenland

Blog entry by Juliette | 24 August, 2009 4 comments

India seems (and is) quite far away from Greenland and the Arctic. Yet, with the world's second population and with major cities like Mumbai (parts of which lie just a few meters above sea level), the country cannot ignore what is...

The Most Excellent Storm: At Helheim Glacier

Blog entry by Melanie | 23 August, 2009 1 comment

Today is August 22. We are mid-way through leg 2 of this Arctic Climate Impacts Expedition in Sermilik Fjord. We have been wildly busy since arriving in Tasiilaq on August 17, but things are going really, really well. We’ve been...

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