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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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Sideshow at the UN meetings

Blog entry by Jess | 4 December, 2008

We hosted our first side event at the UN meetings yesterday showcasing the Energy [R]evolution. Alex, part of the Energy [R]evolution team, explains how the side events work and how we all try to get delegates in the seats to hear...

Bearing witness to the worst fuel in the world

Blog entry by Lisa | 4 December, 2008

Heading down after over 50 hours on a smokestack

Blog entry by Lisa | 4 December, 2008

Here's the latest from Gavin, on the coal smokestack in Poland. After 3 days camped on this smokestack, we are finally heading down. Today is Barburka - a special day in Poland in honour of Polish miners and the esteem in which...

Quit Coal Tour arrives in Denmark with action

Blog entry by Lisa | 3 December, 2008

Our Quit Coal tour led by the Rainbow Warrior reached Denmark this morning, as activists in inflatable boats moved into the coal terminal of the Enstedværket power plant in Aabenraa. A team of ten is occupying a crane used for...

Fossil of the Day

Blog entry by Jess | 3 December, 2008

Every night at 6 pm the atmosphere at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change changes a bit. The corridor outside of hall seven fills with spectators and the Fossil of the Day ceremony takes place. The Climate...

Sending a message to Poland and Poznan

Blog entry by Lisa | 3 December, 2008

Video update from today at the coal fired power plant in Konin, Poland.

Coal action @ night

Blog entry by Lisa | 3 December, 2008

More great images of the action against coal in Poland from our photographers Nick Cobbing and Will Rose

Activists settle in for another night

Blog entry by Jess | 3 December, 2008

The latest update from Gavin as they settle in for another night on the smokestack. It was quite a chilly night with 5 people sharing 3 sleeping bags huddled together, trying to avoid the worst of the wind. This morning the sun has...

GMO vote tomorrow in Brussels

Blog entry by eoin | 3 December, 2008

Europe's food safety checks will be debated tomorrow in an important EU GMO meeting in Brussels. Citizens, environmentalists, activists and food-lovers have sent thousands of messages to every Environment Minister in Europe -- almost...

EPR history repeating: costs up 20 per cent at Flamanville

Blog entry by Justin | 3 December, 2008

You might be forgiven for thinking it was EPR week on Nuclear Reaction. This is the third article about Areva’s ill-fated ‘state of the art’ European Pressurized Reactor this week. And it’s only Wednesday. To tell the truth though,...

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