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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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Nuclear News for December 23rd 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 23 December, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Capistrano Dispatch: Feds: San Onofre Nuclear Power Station's Backup Batteries Down for Years ‘The San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station will receive additional...

BP wins coveted 'emerald paintbrush' award for worst greenwash of 2008

Blog entry by Jamie | 22 December, 2008 1 comment

I'm reposting this piece from the Greenpeace UK blog by my esteemed colleague Joss. The tension built as the judges deliberated. Then at last the results were were all in and - ta-da! It was time to announce the winner of the first...

Areva’s profits: hubris meets nemesis

Blog entry by Justin | 22 December, 2008

Bad news from our favourite nuclear idiots, French state-controlled nuclear reactor maker Areva when it announced on Friday that its 2008 profits are to take hit . One of the reasons for the fall is the need for ‘an additional...

UK nuclear jobs: told you so

Blog entry by Justin | 22 December, 2008

Back in September we told you about the UK’s then Business Minister John Hutton (he’s since become the pro-nuke Defence Minister) wild hopes for the nuclear industry in the UK . One of his over-optimistic claims was that a nuclear...

Nuclear News for December 22nd 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 22 December, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Bloomberg: Chubu Electric Predicts Loss From Scrapping Reactors ‘Chubu Electric Power Co., Japan’s third-biggest power producer, revised its earnings outlook and...

Nuclear News for December 19th 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 19 December, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: San Luis Obispo: Mothers for Peace petition prompts nuclear regulators to change policy ‘The Nuclear Regulatory Commission Wednesday announced that operators of...

Save Santa!

Blog entry by Lisa | 19 December, 2008 5 comments

Thanks to our New Zealand office - here's the English version of the video Andrew posted below. Lovely vid to share on Facebook and the like. Hint hint!

Save Santa!

Blog entry by Lisa | 19 December, 2008

We're obviously disappointed with the lack of progress made at the UN climate negotiations in Poznan together with a depressingly diluted EU climate package. But at least the pressure we all (and I mean everyone who sent a message,...

UK: justifying nuclear power

Blog entry by Justin | 18 December, 2008 3 comments

Yesterday the UK government opened a public consultation on the required legal justifications for building new nuclear power stations . The Justification exercise is required under EU law to ensure that nuclear power developments...

Nuclear News for December 18th 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 18 December, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: The Whitehaven News: company selected for nuke clean-up contract ‘URS’ Washington Division, which leads Sellafield’s Nuclear Management Partners, has been selected...

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