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Our weblogs from around the world. Making waves covers general Greenpeace and environmental news. Nuclear reaction spotlights the nuclear industry, Cool IT provides updates from our IT industry climate campaign, and the Climate rescue weblog focuses on all things climate.

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Here we go again

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 27 November, 2007 7 comments

Today Greenpeace launched a new edition of the electronics ranking guide . This time we've added some new types of hardware (games consoles and TVs) and as a result some new manufacturers (Philips, Microsoft, Nintendo, Sharpe, and...

Mister Splashy Pants Fan

Blog entry by Richard | 27 November, 2007 68 comments

Thanks to our friends over at BoingBoing and Reddit, Mr Splashy Pants is in the lead for the Greenpeace name-a-whale competition. What isn't so well known is the identity of the unsung hero that made it all possible. We don't know all...

Official: climate change destroys development

Blog entry by Daniel | 27 November, 2007

Posted Daniel, political advisor in Berlin Received wisdom, however wrong, is something difficult to change. So one of the most common knee jerk reactions to environmentalists going on about the need to act against climate change...

Daniel, Political Advisor

Blog entry by Daniel | 27 November, 2007

I am Daniel and I have been a Political Advisor with Greenpeace International since 2004. Bali will be the last stop in a tiring journey for 2007, which has also seen me at the G8 summit , at the UN world leaders meeting on...

A web blogger's work is never done

Blog entry by Salvatore | 27 November, 2007 1 comment

Posted by Giona, webby, onboard the Arctic Sunrise in Italy We had a long action day yesterday with two activities in different places. Climbers on the cranes at a power station in Civitavecchia that energy utility Enel...

Dear Ms. Yamaguchi, about your whale curry...

Blog entry by brianfit | 27 November, 2007 2 comments

AFP reports: A Japanese company said Tuesday it would start offering whale curry in its takeaway business lunches, as the country pursues its controversial whale hunt in the Antarctic. Asian Lunch, which says it sells 1,000-1,500...

Recycle, then revolt

Blog entry by Andrew | 26 November, 2007

Just stumbled across a good post about how that if all of us that really care about the future could just live a little more ethically - we'd still be doomed. So many organizations put the focus on changing lightbulbs, recycling and...

Italian Job: Part 2

Blog entry by Emily | 26 November, 2007 1 comment

Posted by Emily, campaigner, onboard the Arctic Sunrise in Italy As the sun rose over an Enel power station in Civitavecchia this morning, our second action was underway. The Arctic Sunrise was pulling into port as ...

Vote for worst EU greenwash and lobbying awards

Blog entry by Andrew | 26 November, 2007

You've only got one more day to help pick who gets the named as the lowest of the low. Vote here. Oh but it is sooo hard to choose! Should I say ExxonMobile for, "purporting it is reducing its greenhouse gas emissions while in...

Canadian polar bears hurt by ice loss

Blog entry by Andrew | 26 November, 2007

Life is hard for the world's largest land carnivore, and getting harder. Even though they're named Ursus maritimus for their swimming ability, a new study has confirmed that without the ice they're in trouble. From the latest ...

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