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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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Italian tour wrap up

Blog entry by Emily | 7 December, 2007 2 comments

Posted by Emily, campaigner, onboard the Arctic Sunrise in Italy Our Italian “Quit Coal” tour has come to an end and it is time for the Arctic Sunrise to sail on to its next destination. Our hard working activists and...

The action's all in Bali

Blog entry by Andrew | 7 December, 2007 1 comment

Right now, our team is in Bali for the UN climate conference. It's what I've heard described as, "probably the most important meeting about a meeting that will happen in your lifetime". :D Ok, ok, joking aside, if we're going to beat...

2, 4, 6, 8 - How Will Canada Negotiate?

Blog entry by Daniel | 7 December, 2007

Posted by Canadian Claire at the Bali International Conference Centre On Monday, speaking in Canada’s Parliament, Environment Minister John Baird admitted that a rise of 2°C in the earth’s temperature “is unacceptable.” This from a...

With Temperatures High in Bali, the US Blows more Hot Air

Blog entry by Daniel | 7 December, 2007

Posted by Chris Miller, Climate Team Leader, Greenpeace USA at the Bali International Conference Centre Day four from the Bali UN Climate Conference brought an announcement from the United States delegation. Was it that they had...

Chasing rumours and meetings, meetings, meetings. Is that really all we do?

Blog entry by Daniel | 7 December, 2007

Posted by Daniel, political advisor at the Bali International Conference Centre Almost a full working week is over at these climate talks. In another week, the end game will start. We will start to have an inkling of whether our...

Video: Activists occupy Czech coal plant

Blog entry by Andrew | 6 December, 2007 1 comment

By Andrew, web producer, in Amsterdam From Jan Rovensky, a Greenpeace Czech campaigner on top of the chimney: This plant is a symbol of how coal not only threatens the world’s climate but devastates the land and...

Congrats Paulo!

Blog entry by Andrew | 6 December, 2007 1 comment

Greenpeace Brazil campaigner Paulo Adário has been named one of the country's 100 most influential people by Globo's magazine Epoca . Paulo's been using that influence for years to help protect the Amazon. You can read stories about...

The Future in our Faces

Blog entry by Woon | 6 December, 2007

Thursday 6 Dec 2007 by Razceljan SG-Philippines Together with the International Youth delegation, I joined them outside the center for the action of the day: climate carnival and face painting. I helped prepared the campaign...

SolarDragons

Blog entry by Woon | 6 December, 2007

Wednesday 5 Dec 2007 by Razceljan SG-Philippines Today, we spent the morning in the receiving room of the campaigner and listened to Shai, GPSEA campaigner who explained the processes in the COP/MOP and also tackled the position of...

Captured in SolarFUN

Blog entry by Woon | 6 December, 2007

Tuesday 4 Dec 2007 by Razceljan SG-Philippines Assignment of the day: mind-boggling Solar Quiz Master game. The moment we arrived in the center, we spent few minutes discussing the day’s tasks and finalizing the questions for the...

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