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Nuclear News: Japanese diplomat Yukiya Amano is new IAEA chief

Blog entry by Aslihan | 7 July, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Times of India: Japanese diplomat Yukiya Amano is new IAEA chief NEW DELHI: Veteran Japanese diplomat Yukiya Amano was elected new director-general of the International Atomic Energy...

Political inaction threatens Paradise

Feature story | 7 July, 2009 at 0:00

As leaders from the eight richest and most polluting countries in the world gather this week in Italy, our ship, the Esperanza, is witnessing the direct impacts of climate change on Pacific Islands. People of this beautiful and culturally rich...

G8 countries urged to act

Feature story | 7 July, 2009 at 0:00

On the eve of the G8 summit in Italy - our activists have been beaming a message on the Kremlin and floating a life-sized iceberg past the Eiffel tower to call for urgent action from world leaders to save the climate.

Pacific Voices

Slideshow | 6 July, 2009

Glaciologist Dr Richard Bates takes measurements on the Petermann glaciers

Image | 7 July, 2009 at 0:00

Glaciologist Dr Richard Bates takes 'casts' of temperature pressure current and salinity at the 'whirlpool' and crack on the Petermann glacier. He is assisted by ice logistic Eric Philips working on board the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise in...

Polar Oceans in Peril
...and a planet at risk

Publication | 6 July, 2009 at 15:08

The Arctic and the Antarctic are under assault - from the impacts of rapidly accelerating climate change; from increased industrialisation; and from the unchecked consumption of our planet's resources.

Find sand, bury head

Blog entry by Juliette | 6 July, 2009

E.ON's CEO Paul Golby just participated in a live chat on the Guardian's environmental section (how he ended up in that section is anyone's guess). It begged a bit of trap questions, and I sent three of my own. He unfortunately...

Generating power on the graveyard shift

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 6 July, 2009

NPR reports that in Spain, even the dead are helping the fight against climate change. If you're worried your efforts to fight global warming are being overshadowed by those of dead people, join our campaign here . We promise to...

Arctic Sunrise At Petermann Glacier

Blog entry by Dave | 6 July, 2009 5 comments

"We thought we were alone in the world", is what a Polar Inuit hunter is said to have told South Greenlander John Sacheuse, official interpreter on 1818 expedition to Greenland led by Captain John Ross. Or so the story goes – some have...

Polar Explorer Eric Philips on the Peterman Glacierl

Image | 6 July, 2009 at 1:00

Polar explorer and expert in glacier travel Eric Philips volunteers to rig mooring lines around a solid bollard of ice on the front of the Petermann glacier.

Polar Explorer Eric Philips on the Peterman Glacier

Image | 6 July, 2009 at 1:00

Polar explorer and expert in glacier travel Eric Philips volunteers to rig mooring lines around a solid bollard of ice on the front of the Petermann glacier.

Glaciologist Dr Richard Bates on Arctic Sunrise

Image | 6 July, 2009 at 1:00

Geophysicist Dr Richard Bates, of the Scottish Oceans Institute at the University of St. Andrews, working on board the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise.

Kayak in front of a tributary glacier next to the Petermann glacier

Image | 6 July, 2009 at 1:00

Radio operator Texas Constantine from Canada paddles a kayak in front of a tributary glacier next to the Petermann glacier.

The Greenpeace ship MY Arctic sunrise pictured

Image | 6 July, 2009 at 1:00

The Greenpeace ship MY Arctic sunrise pictured in cracked and drifting ice in front of the Petermann glacier.

Action during Obama's Visit in Moscow

Image | 6 July, 2009 at 1:00

Action on climate change depends on politicians making the right decisions. Here, Greenpeace activists projected a message to Barack Obama reading ‘LEADERS ACT SAVE CLIMATE’ on a wall near the Moscow Kremlin while he was on a State visit to Russia.

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