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Nuclear News: Regulator's OK for Olkiluoto 4

Blog entry by Justin | 3 June, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: World Nuclear News: Regulator's OK for Olkiluoto 4 ’Finland's nuclear safety and radiation regulator, Stuk, has found no reason in principle why another nuclear power reactor could...

Greenpeace pees all over the IT sector!

Blog entry by laurak | 3 June, 2009

Blogger Jay Yarrow, from the Business Insider Green Sheet , described the launch of the Cool IT Challenge with the following sentence: "Greenpeace pees all over the IT sector today , saying companies aren't doing their part to save...

Forests could go the way of the Dodo?!

Blog entry by Jess | 3 June, 2009

The world’s forests harbour more biodiversity and store more carbon than almost any other global terrestrial ecosystem. They house around two-thirds of the world's land-based species of plants and animals and they also help keep the...

Staying below two degrees temperature rise

Publication | 3 June, 2009 at 0:00

Avoiding the most catastrophic impacts of climate change demands that global temperature increase is kept as far below 2°C as possible. This is still possible, but time is running out. We outline how we can do it. Greenpeace briefing for climate...

Developing country action on climate

Publication | 3 June, 2009 at 0:00

What sort of action should developing countries take to help stop climate change? Greenpeace outlines a number of ways that this can happen. Briefing for climate negotiations in Bonn, June 2009.

How committed are we?

Publication | 3 June, 2009 at 0:00

Country commitments to cut emissions under the Kyoto Protocol are negotiated in five-year chunks. Governments are currently discussing the second period, from 2013-2017. But others want to extend these five year periods. Why is this a bad thing...

Bridging the Gap

Publication | 3 June, 2009 at 0:00

The Kyoto Protocol's existing carbon market mechanisms have failed to deliver in terms of real additional emissions reductions, environmental integrity and sustainable development. These mechanisms need to be profoundly reformed and new...

Finance outcomes for Bonn 2

Publication | 3 June, 2009 at 0:00

An agreement on massively scaled up funding for developing countries is a key prerequisite for a robust agreement in Copenhagen. Greenpeace examines the options on the table.Briefing for climate negotiations in Bonn, June 2009.

Nothing to worry about on AREVA’s blog

Blog entry by Justin | 2 June, 2009

There’s a nice little attempt at saving face on French nuclear company AREVA’s North American blog in response to an article in the New York Times . The NYT piece expresses scepticism about AREVA’s ability to spearhead a nuclear...

Nuclear News: A summer without Plutonium-239

Blog entry by Justin | 2 June, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Russia Today: A summer without Plutonium-239 ’On the last night of Spring 2009, Russia stopped producing Plutonium-239, the fuel used in nuclear weapons. The only thing that can...

Greenpeace Summary of the ¨REDD from the Conservation Perspective¨ report

Publication | 2 June, 2009 at 18:00

Conclusions and Recommendations on the report commissioned by Greenpeace from the University of Freiburg, Institute of Forest Policy.

REDD From the Conservation Perspective

Publication | 2 June, 2009 at 18:00

Pitfalls and Opportunities for mutually addressing climate change and biodiversity conservation

EU Emissions drop

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 2 June, 2009

Via EU Observer I learn that "Greenhouse gas emissions in the EU fell by 1.2 percent – or the equivalent of 59 million tonnes of CO2 – between 2006 and 2007, but a number of member states are still lagging behind the targets set by...

A time comes

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 2 June, 2009

Got 20 minutes to spare? There's a new documentary out about our campaign to stop new coal fired power stations. Here's a trailer. See the whole thing here.

A Time Comes: What it means to take action

Feature story | 2 June, 2009 at 0:00

The six Greenpeace activists who shut down a coal power station last year made history when a UK jury agreed that they were acting to safeguard property from the impacts of climate change. A new documentary takes you behind the scenes of that...

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