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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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John McCain makes a simple case for nuclear energy

Blog entry by Justin | 27 October, 2008

It’s probably unfair to expect high-flown rhetoric and complex ideas from a presidential candidate’s speech. They’re designed to get the candidate’s ideas and policies across to potential voters in the most simple and shortest way. ...

Nuclear energy news for October 27 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 27 October, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: The Deal: Northrop Grumman in $360M nuclear deal with French MNC ‘Defense and technology company Northrop Grumman Corp. said its shipbuilding division is creating...

Video: Investigating Indonesia's last forest frontier

Blog entry by Jamie | 27 October, 2008 1 comment

To show off the most interesting footage from the helicopter trips over Papua during the Esperanza's current tour of Indonesia, we’ve compiled the video below. It’s narrated by Bustar, who went on many of the flights, and he explains...

"O"s are tricky

Blog entry by Andrew | 26 October, 2008

[Photo by Mattheo Nobili.] Agnes has been on board the Arctic Sunrise for the Italy leg of the "Quit Coal" tour. That's Agnes standing up. Here's her report from the front lines of the energy revolution - where she explains what...

Feet on both sides of the border

Blog entry by Jamie | 26 October, 2008

On the Esperanza, we've been sailing past and through some of the most wonderfully named parts of the world - Flores, Butu, Ceram, Halmahera and their associated seas - which for me conjure up images of trading ships at full sail,...

Lending a helping hand with a little first aid

Blog entry by Jamie | 25 October, 2008

Valeriy treats an infected leg in the Esperanza's sick bay © Greenpeace/Rante Even though we're in Indonesia to tackle big, global issues of deforestation and climate change , there's still time to help out with smaller problems as...

Finger on the nuclear button

Blog entry by Justin | 24 October, 2008

Are you one of those people whose power fantasies have led them to wonder what it would be like to have their finger on the nuclear button? Well, if you head over to France you might just get your chance : India's atomic safety body...

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! :-)

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