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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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Atomic Anne Lauvergeon

Blog entry by Justin | 24 October, 2008

Here at Nuclear Reaction we’ve been unforgivably neglectful of one of the nuclear industry’s major players. Wherever there’s a nuclear deal to be done, you can almost guarantee that Atomic Anne Lauvergeon will be at the heart of the...

Nuclear energy news for October 24 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 24 October, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Business Wire: Areva: Revenue and Data for the First Nine Months of 2008 ‘The group cleared revenue of 9.1 billion euros over the first nine months of 2008, up 12...

Imagine paying someone to be a prick!

Blog entry by Lisa | 23 October, 2008 1 comment

Another coal video - this time a HILARIOUS one by our Australia-Pacific office. As an ex-child therapist I can fully appreciate the Wiggles parody! :-)

Coal is not the answer

Blog entry by Lisa | 23 October, 2008

Love this clever ad done by the Sierra Club - a parody on the pro-coal ad being used during the election coverage lately in the U.S

Government, Nuclear and lobbyists: all friends together

Blog entry by Justin | 23 October, 2008 2 comments

If you want to see just how cosy politicians, nuclear companies and lobbyists can get, just take a look at this from the UK’s Guardian newspaper . With Prime Minister Gordon Brown launching the UK’s nuclear ‘renaissance’, the nuclear...

Yet more trouble for Vermont Yankee

Blog entry by Justin | 23 October, 2008

Poor, accident prone Vermont Yankee continues to cause trouble. The latest incident at the nuclear power plant concerned the escape of radioactive contaminants during the refuelling of the reactor. It seems that, when workers...

Nuclear energy news for October 23 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 23 October, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: World Nuclear News: Nuclear decisions delayed in South Africa ‘Speculation is mounting on whether South Africa's nuclear new build program will get a chance to...

Lithania’s nuclear environmental impact assessment: some unanswered questions

Blog entry by Justin | 22 October, 2008

For a document consisting of over 400 pages, the environmental impact assessment for the new Ignalina nuclear power plant in Lithuania is missing some very significant details. Prepared by Pöyry Energy Oy in Finland and the Lithuanian...

Nuclear energy news for October 22 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 22 October, 2008 1 comment

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: The Hindu: India will wait till Japan is “ready” for nuclear cooperation ‘Japan was one of the eight countries — alongside China — to hold out till the end on the...

Follow the Esperanza in Google Earth

Blog entry by Jamie | 22 October, 2008

If you're still trying to picture the destinations we've been to so far and the route we're taking through Indonesia as part of the Forests For Climate tour, you can now follow the Esperanza in Google Earth. Just download this Googe...

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