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Blog entry by Dave | 18 July, 2009 1 comment

We left Petermann Fjord on Wednesday morning at 9am. The Arctic Sunrise headed south from Petermann Fjord just in the nick of time. Satellite images of the area three hours before our departure showed the thick, multi-year sea ice that...

‘Up to’ 100,000 jobs now down to 90,000 jobs…

Blog entry by Justin | 17 July, 2009

Another of the nuclear industry’s wild boasts is about its ability to create huge numbers of jobs. It’s often a promise it can’t keep. Just ask Bulgaria whose Prime Minister Stanishev said of the Belene nuclear reactor, "I am proud of...

The Ice Report: Out of Petermann, into the Basin

Blog entry by Dave | 17 July, 2009

The Arctic Sunrise has departed Petermann Glacier. I'm writing this blog from tranquil Kane Basin, 80 nautical miles (148 km) south of the fjord where we spent the last two weeks. Texas, the Radio Operator, just looked out at the near...

Nuclear News: Nuclear-Waste Dump Shored Up as Germany Buys Time

Blog entry by Justin | 17 July, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Bloomberg: Nuclear-Waste Dump Shored Up as Germany Buys Time Operators of an underground nuclear- waste dump in Germany are trying to shore up the interior faster than it’s being...

Greenpeace Calls on Montreal Protocol Signatories to Follow EU F-Gas Lead

Press release | 17 July, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace calls on Montreal Protocol signatories to follow the EU and Switzerland’s lead opening the discussion to search for alternatives to phase out highly global warming gases used as refrigerants and known as HFC(1) a type of F-gas, during...

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