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What does a Greenpeace Christmas party look like?

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 18 December, 2007 2 comments

How do a bunch of hardcore activists take a break from saving the planet, kick back, and relax? They take a few Santa outfits, hitch themselves into their climbing gear, and perform a ballet on the climbing wall in the Greenpeace...

Looking back - Bali protests and actions world wide

Blog entry by Andrew | 17 December, 2007

Now that Bali's over, it's easy to forget all the hard work people around the world did to pressure governments to deliver. To be sure, letter writing, phone calls, lobby work, etc is all important. Everyone who contributed by sending...

[Cue drum roll] Greenpeace in LIBYA!

Blog entry by Salvatore | 15 December, 2007 3 comments

It is cold, its rainy, and its dark!! No, I am not pulling a late one in the office in Amsterdam. I am looking over the city of Tripoli, the capital of Libya. To the naked eye, the city looks almost like all Mediterranean cities, its...

US marginalized - but will it be enough?

Blog entry by Daniel | 15 December, 2007 3 comments

Posted by Arieta Moceica from Fiji at the Bali International Conference Centre It is now 5pm of Saturday 15th December. The UN Climate Change Conference was scheduled for 3-14 Dec. The conference is still in session! Why are we still...

Australia and Canada give in to pressure!

Blog entry by Daniel | 15 December, 2007 2 comments

Posted by Australian Stephen Campbell at the Bali International Conference Centre It's been a tough two weeks pushing the new Australian government to finally accept some clear numbers for action on climate change. At the beggining...

US isolated, "roadmap" adopted

Blog entry by Daniel | 15 December, 2007 1 comment

Posted by Daniel, political advisor at the Bali International Conference Centre Well, this was fun. After emotional speeches on the need to act - and to act now - against climate change by the likes of the UN Secretary General Ban...

Still here - will deal go through?

Blog entry by Daniel | 15 December, 2007

Posted by Daniel, political advisor at the Bali International Conference Centre So, we are still here. 9am and governments have just started to meet in plenary. There is a new text - and it is not what the science demands. It lacks...

Physics continuing to ignore Bush climate rhetoric

Blog entry by Andrew | 14 December, 2007

It's the final hours of the UN Bali climate conference, and it looks like delegates will be up all night. Hope remains that they can overcome the US government's obstructionism . But no matter what they end up with in Bali, they...

Mister Splashy Pants. Precisely who is responsible for this nonsense?

Blog entry by brianfit | 14 December, 2007

Magnificent animal gets silly name in internet vote, and every digital punk on the planet thinks they can claim credit because they posted a Vote for Mister Splashy Pants link on their blog. Well, for the enlightenment of a few of...

Good bye to the fossil lobbies ...

Blog entry by Daniel | 14 December, 2007

Posted by Daniel, political advisor at the Bali International Conference Centre We are still here at the Convention Centre; and it looks like we will be here all night. The mood is charged. People are nervous, tired, cranky. At...

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