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France’s not-so-nuclear winter

Blog entry by Justin | 2 November, 2009

You may remember that back in July this year, the summer weather put a third of France’s nuclear reactors out of action . It was just too darn hot to keep the reactors safely cooled and France was forced to import electricity from the...

Nuclear News: Toxic waste trickles toward New Mexico's water sources

Blog entry by Justin | 2 November, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Toxic waste trickles toward New Mexico's water sources ‘Radioactive debris has been found in canyons that drain into the Rio Grande, but officials at the Los Alamos National...

The making of the Climate Defenders Camp

Blog entry by Lisa | 2 November, 2009 1 comment

More often than not - you only get to see the finished product of our heroic actions -- the brave Greenpeace activists in the photo - doing something awesome to save the planet. And what you rarely see is how they got there or how much...

Action Pact in Barcelona

Blog entry by Jess | 2 November, 2009 2 comments

The public demand for action on climate change is palpable this morning in Barcelona. Today marks the beginning the final round of climate talks before December's UN climate summit in Copenhagen – the negotiators have one week to...

Dam - it's even harder than it looks!

Blog entry by Lisa | 2 November, 2009 1 comment

Activist Petteri has been hard at work, blocking the drainage of carbon-rich peatland in Indonesia ( read his first update - and why they are building a dam here ). Update 2 This morning we left camp with two pong pongs - local...

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