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Remote Time-Lapse Cameras on Petermann Glacier

Image | 2 July, 2009 at 1:00

The two remote time-lapse cameras which are trained across Petermann Glacier, one of Greenland's largest and most northerly glaciers.

Glaciologist Dr Alan Hubbard on Arctic Sunrise

Image | 2 July, 2009 at 1:00

Alan Hubbard a glaciologist from University Of Wales, Aberystwyth is working on the Petermann glacier.

The G8 Climate Action Checklist

Publication | 2 July, 2009 at 0:00

The 2009 G8 in L'Aquila, Italy, must at a minimum commit to every demand on this list regarding emissions cuts and on finance for developing countries to adapt to and take action on climate change and to fund forest protection, if the summit is...

Greenpeace orders technologically advanced Rainbow Warrior III

Press release | 2 July, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace International Executive Director Gerd Leipold today signed a contract with the Fassmer Shipyard for construction of the Rainbow Warrior III. The sailing ship, which is to be completed in time for Greenpeace's 40th anniversary in 2011,...

We're gonna need a bigger boat!

Feature story | 2 July, 2009 at 0:00

Our famous fleet of ships is about to get an extraordinary addition - The Rainbow Warrior III. It will be purpose built from the keel up to fight the greatest threat to the oceans and our world: climate change.

Oh nukemen, will you never change?

Blog entry by Justin | 1 July, 2009 1 comment

Reuters’ Felix Salmon hops down to a sandwich show, at which apparently great big swigs of industry Kool-Aid were served to wash down the finger buffet. Apparently, the presiding GE nukeman, Eric Loewen… was there, talking about...

UK nuclear reactor design review runs into trouble

Blog entry by Justin | 1 July, 2009

In May we told you that the review being conducted by the UK’s Nuclear Installations Inspectorate into new reactor designs had issues with EDF and Areva’s European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) . Further details are now coming out about...

Nuclear News: Exelon delays plan for Texas nuclear plant

Blog entry by Justin | 1 July, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: AP: Exelon delays plan for Texas nuclear plant ’COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Power generator Exelon Corp. said Tuesday it has called off plans for now to build a new nuclear plant in Texas...

Just how do you get Internet at 82 degrees North?

Blog entry by Juliette | 1 July, 2009

... or how we traveled back in time to dial-up connections and email without attachments. Warning: This is an entry that might interest more the geeks among you than the general public. The Arctic Sunrise is on top of the world...

Polar Bear!

Blog entry by Dave | 1 July, 2009 6 comments

From Melanie, campaigner on board the Arctic Sunrise: A few hours after arriving at 82.31 degrees north latitude, a polar bear was sighted wandering not too far off the ship’s port beam. As you can imagine when someone shouts out...

A HP (Hewlett

Image | 1 July, 2009 at 11:46

A HP (Hewlett-Packard ) representative attempts to take a HP laptop bearing the message “HP: Harmful Products” on the screen and held by a Greenpeace activist wearing a mask to mimic the HP (Hewlett-Packard) Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd...

Guide to Greener Electronics - Motorola, June 2009

Publication | 1 July, 2009 at 11:29

Motorola moves up to 6th position from 8th place, with an increased score of 5.5 points, which it gains by reporting that 15% of the energy it purchases is from renewable sources, with a goal is to increase this to 20% by 2010 and 30% by 2020. ...

Guide to Greener Electronics - Microsoft, June 2009

Publication | 1 July, 2009 at 11:29

Microsoft stays in 15th position but its score drops from 2.7 to 2.5 points, as it loses a point for failing to provide explicit support for Individual Producer Responsibility. On other e-waste criteria, Microsoft fails to score any points.

Guide to Greener Electronics - LG, June 2009

Publication | 1 July, 2009 at 11:29

LG Electronics moves up to 4th place from 6th with a slightly improved score of 5.7. It lost points in the last edition of the scorecard for backtracking on its commitment to have all its products free of PVC and BFRs by the end of 2010. Now only...

Guide to Greener Electronics - Lenovo, June 2009

Publication | 1 July, 2009 at 11:29

Lenovo drops from 14th to 16th position with its score down from 3.1 to 2.5 points, encumbered by a penalty point imposed for backtracking on its commitment to eliminate PVC and brominated flame retardants (BFRs) in all its products by the end of...

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