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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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George Bush’s uranium rush

Blog entry by Justin | 28 November, 2008

With only a matter of days left of his presidency George Bush is a man in a hurry. And with its future under an Obama presidency currently uncertain, so is the nuclear industry. (Fast forward to one minute) ‘You like the...

Nuclear News for November 28th 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 28 November, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Tennessean.com: Foes slam nuclear waste plan ‘A Bush administration project aimed at reprocessing nuclear waste in a global sharing arrangement is bringing...

Get serious!

Blog entry by Lisa | 28 November, 2008 1 comment

Whenever I talk to people outside Greenpeace they have the impression that all we do is create trouble, say "no" to a lot of things, hang banners and get arrested. Well I guess that's understandable since that's the stuff the media...

Coalaholics meeting in Poland gets Greenpeace gift

Blog entry by Lisa | 27 November, 2008 1 comment

Nuclear blackmail in Canada

Blog entry by Justin | 27 November, 2008

Yesterday we saw how the nuclear reactor builders in the US can’t or won’t launch new projects without government loan guarantees. We also saw how the loan guarantee system actually financially penalises the government should...

Nuclear News for November 27th 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 27 November, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: The Japan Times: Rokkasho plant too dangerous, costly: expert ‘Japan's plan to reprocess and recycle spent nuclear fuel in a reprocessing plant in the village of...

Reasons to be cheerful?

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 27 November, 2008

Via FiredogLake I learn that the Wall Street Journal is reporting on a drop in electricity consumption in the US. "An unexpected drop in U.S. electricity consumption has utility companies worried that the trend isn't a byproduct of...

Life at the Climate Rescue Station

Blog entry by Lisa | 27 November, 2008

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The nuclear dash for cash

Blog entry by Justin | 26 November, 2008

There’s a fascinating insight into the way the nuclear industry works in the news that Exelon Nuclear has dropped plans in the US to build an Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor (ESBWR) at Victoria, Texas. The company is...

Nuclear News for November 26th 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 26 November, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: The Seattle Times: Wash. sues feds over Hanford cleanup ‘Washington state is suing the federal government to seek a faster cleanup of the Hanford nuclear...

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