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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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"Mass action" vs "direct action

Blog entry by Andrew | 8 December, 2008

Over on the Guardian blog, Damian Carrington has a post on mobilization tactics and climate change : Can the people of the world make global warming history? Ed Miliband, the UK's minister for energy and climate change certainly...

One week to go in Poznan- will leaders get serious?

Blog entry by Jess | 8 December, 2008 1 comment

Week two in Poznan starts with a small pause in the official meetings for the observation of the Islamic feast of Eid Al-Adha. While it is officially a day off here, there is still plenty going on in the conference center in Poznan. ...

How to find the Climate Rescue Station in Poznan

Blog entry by Lisa | 8 December, 2008 1 comment

For those lucky enough to escape the UN climate talks in Poznan for a little while - our Climate Rescue Station is a good place to hang out! Here's how to get there. The red exclamation mark is where the COP14 meeting is and the...

Global Day of Action in Poznan

Blog entry by Jess | 8 December, 2008

Activists from Project Hot Seat and student delegates from Solar Generation gathered in Plac Wolności (where the Climate Rescue Station is being constructed) and called on government leaders to stop clowning around GET SERIOUS...

Second Polar Bear looks for home in Poznan

Blog entry by Jess | 8 December, 2008

Last week, I told you about the homeless polar bear that made its way to Poznan with a plea for change. This weekend, a second polar bear showed up at the UN negotiations. This polar bear is here just in time for the arrival of most...

Anyone for hot nuclear action?

Blog entry by Justin | 8 December, 2008

Human sexuality is an amazing, complex thing. People can be turned on by the strangest things. For example, in the UK last year, a man was prosecuted for making love to his bicycle . The media labelled him a ‘cyclesexualist’. So what...

Nuclear News for December 8th 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 8 December, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Bloomberg: Pakistan Nuclear Scientist Obtained Parts in Japan, Kyodo Says ‘Abdul Qadeer Khan, a scientist regarded as the father of Pakistan's atomic program, said...

The World is Watching projection

Blog entry by Jess | 6 December, 2008

Over the last couple of weeks, more than 13,000 of you uploaded photos to let the delegates at the UN meeting know that the World is Watching. We took your photos to Poznan and projected them in Plac Wolnosci for the Global Day of...

Side Event - Forests for Climate

Blog entry by Jess | 5 December, 2008

An update about our Forests for Climate side event from Michelle, Forests Campaign Director Today our forest team held a side event to update parties and partners on our latest Forests for climate Proposal (formerly called the...

Moving from the mine to the meeting

Blog entry by Lisa | 5 December, 2008 1 comment

Over the last couple of days - the Climate Rescue Station has been broken up and taken to Poznan. I'm just about the catch the train back to Amsterdam and things are pretty much wrapped up here in Konin - although the Polish team will...

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