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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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Rotterdam action eye candy

Blog entry by Juliette | 19 November, 2008

It looks like the action in Rotterdam this week-end had some public - besides all the media that reported it. I have just found two slide shows of beautiful photos by a Dutch photographer. For your viewing pleasure, here they are. ...

Greenpeace Spain and Spain’s nuclear phase-out

Blog entry by Justin | 18 November, 2008

Last March, the Spanish socialist party (PSOE) won the country’s general election. The PSOE's electoral programme included the commitment to a nuclear phase-out (literally: “ we keep our commitment of gradually replacing nuclear energy...

Nuclear UK: good news and bad news

Blog entry by Justin | 18 November, 2008

Let’s have the good news first… Government lawyers have warned ministers that legal challenges could delay its plan for the construction of nuclear power stations and exacerbate potential energy shortages. (It’s a shame the...

Nuclear News for November 18th 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 18 November, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: The Moscow Times: Radioactive Dump Stirs Fears in City Suburb ‘What many children in a densely populated eastern Moscow suburb used to think of as a good little...

Konin coalition against coal

Blog entry by Lisa | 18 November, 2008

Our team at the Climate Rescue Station joined 400 local people in Konin Poland to protest against a massive open coal mine.

Camping against coal

Blog entry by Lisa | 18 November, 2008

Follow Nicole, a Dutch volunteer activist, as she takes part in the 100 strong camp against coal in Rotterdam.

I arrest you in the name of E-on

Blog entry by Lisa | 17 November, 2008 1 comment

Melanie, one of our climate campaigners, took part in an action against coal as a volunteer last weekend in Rotterdam. She writes... Camping in November could be considered ill advised. Camping on the coast with the wind whipping in...

Behind the scenes of the Quit Coal tour

Blog entry by Lisa | 17 November, 2008

At the weekend I dragged myself out of bed and onto a train from Amsterdam to Rotterdam. After waiting an hour at the train station I was finally picked up by a Greenpeace volunteer with a video editor in the back seat. We drove out...

Lit up from the inside

Blog entry by Lisa | 17 November, 2008 1 comment

Leaky India: just like the rest of the nuclear industry

Blog entry by Justin | 17 November, 2008

When India was readmitted to the club of nuclear nations this year, it promised faithfully, truly, and honestly that it wouldn’t allow nuclear proliferation. It refused to sign the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty but the rest of the...

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