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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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Not just trees

Blog entry by Jess | 9 December, 2008 1 comment

Over the last week I have learned that the best way to figure out what is happening at this meeting is to listen to what people are talking about in the hallways and then ask someone about it. The last couple of days I’ve been hearing...

Concert for Climate Tonight!

Blog entry by Jess | 9 December, 2008

Just a reminder that Bianca Jagger will be opening the Concert for Climate at the Climate Rescue Station tonight. If you are in Poznan, make sure you come down to Plac Wolnosci to enjoy the show and learn more about solutions to...

Google-bombing energy giant Eon

Blog entry by Jamie | 9 December, 2008

The noble art of Google bombing - of making a website rise up the search results by encouraging other websites to link to them in a particular way - is being harnessed by blogs campaigning against new coal-fired power stations in the...

Whaling: in a world turned upside down...

Blog entry by brianfit | 9 December, 2008 2 comments

Set things right: click here if you're guilty of opposing whaling. Today's Guardian picks up an interview with Junichi Sato about his arrest in Japan for exposing corruption in the whaling industry. About the extreme crackdown on...

"Mass action" vs "direct action

Blog entry by Andrew | 8 December, 2008

Over on the Guardian blog, Damian Carrington has a post on mobilization tactics and climate change : Can the people of the world make global warming history? Ed Miliband, the UK's minister for energy and climate change certainly...

One week to go in Poznan- will leaders get serious?

Blog entry by Jess | 8 December, 2008 1 comment

Week two in Poznan starts with a small pause in the official meetings for the observation of the Islamic feast of Eid Al-Adha. While it is officially a day off here, there is still plenty going on in the conference center in Poznan. ...

How to find the Climate Rescue Station in Poznan

Blog entry by Lisa | 8 December, 2008 1 comment

For those lucky enough to escape the UN climate talks in Poznan for a little while - our Climate Rescue Station is a good place to hang out! Here's how to get there. The red exclamation mark is where the COP14 meeting is and the...

Global Day of Action in Poznan

Blog entry by Jess | 8 December, 2008

Activists from Project Hot Seat and student delegates from Solar Generation gathered in Plac Wolności (where the Climate Rescue Station is being constructed) and called on government leaders to stop clowning around GET SERIOUS...

Second Polar Bear looks for home in Poznan

Blog entry by Jess | 8 December, 2008

Last week, I told you about the homeless polar bear that made its way to Poznan with a plea for change. This weekend, a second polar bear showed up at the UN negotiations. This polar bear is here just in time for the arrival of most...

Anyone for hot nuclear action?

Blog entry by Justin | 8 December, 2008

Human sexuality is an amazing, complex thing. People can be turned on by the strangest things. For example, in the UK last year, a man was prosecuted for making love to his bicycle . The media labelled him a ‘cyclesexualist’. So what...

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