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Our weblogs from around the world. Making Waves covers general Greenpeace and environmental news, Nuclear Reaction spotlights the nuclear industry, and from Greenpeace UK, the Energydesk, reporting on Energy and Climate issues.

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Flamanville: spinning the cost increases

Blog entry by Justin | 4 December, 2008

As we said yesterday , EDF have confirmed that the construction of their EPR reactor in Flamanville, France will cost 20 per cent more than planned . The spin as to why costs have risen is, we have to say, mighty: The updated...

Nuclear News for December 4th 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 4 December, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Policy Forum Online: Obama and North Korea: The Road Ahead ‘Peter M. Beck, Professor at American University in Washington, D.C. and Yonsei University in Seoul,...

Advertising and morality

Blog entry by Andrew | 4 December, 2008 1 comment

There's a revealing article in the latest issue of Campaign (a marketing industry weekly) about morality and advertising . It's a thoughtful and honest piece, written by a senior industry professional - tackling the question, "If...

Arrested

Blog entry by Lisa | 4 December, 2008 2 comments

Update from Gavin (the head of our international climate and energy campaign) - who just got off the smokestack and is posting this stuff from his phone! All five of us have been arrested and are now in the back of police vans...

Sideshow at the UN meetings

Blog entry by Jess | 4 December, 2008

We hosted our first side event at the UN meetings yesterday showcasing the Energy [R]evolution. Alex, part of the Energy [R]evolution team, explains how the side events work and how we all try to get delegates in the seats to hear...

Bearing witness to the worst fuel in the world

Blog entry by Lisa | 4 December, 2008

Heading down after over 50 hours on a smokestack

Blog entry by Lisa | 4 December, 2008

Here's the latest from Gavin, on the coal smokestack in Poland. After 3 days camped on this smokestack, we are finally heading down. Today is Barburka - a special day in Poland in honour of Polish miners and the esteem in which...

Quit Coal Tour arrives in Denmark with action

Blog entry by Lisa | 3 December, 2008

Our Quit Coal tour led by the Rainbow Warrior reached Denmark this morning, as activists in inflatable boats moved into the coal terminal of the Enstedværket power plant in Aabenraa. A team of ten is occupying a crane used for...

Fossil of the Day

Blog entry by Jess | 3 December, 2008

Every night at 6 pm the atmosphere at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change changes a bit. The corridor outside of hall seven fills with spectators and the Fossil of the Day ceremony takes place. The Climate...

Sending a message to Poland and Poznan

Blog entry by Lisa | 3 December, 2008

Video update from today at the coal fired power plant in Konin, Poland.

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