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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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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...

Nuclear News for December 8th 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 8 December, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Bloomberg: Pakistan Nuclear Scientist Obtained Parts in Japan, Kyodo Says ‘Abdul Qadeer Khan, a scientist regarded as the father of Pakistan's atomic program, said...

The World is Watching projection

Blog entry by Jess | 6 December, 2008

Over the last couple of weeks, more than 13,000 of you uploaded photos to let the delegates at the UN meeting know that the World is Watching. We took your photos to Poznan and projected them in Plac Wolnosci for the Global Day of...

Side Event - Forests for Climate

Blog entry by Jess | 5 December, 2008

An update about our Forests for Climate side event from Michelle, Forests Campaign Director Today our forest team held a side event to update parties and partners on our latest Forests for climate Proposal (formerly called the...

Moving from the mine to the meeting

Blog entry by Lisa | 5 December, 2008 1 comment

Over the last couple of days - the Climate Rescue Station has been broken up and taken to Poznan. I'm just about the catch the train back to Amsterdam and things are pretty much wrapped up here in Konin - although the Polish team will...

Non Merci! Areva is out of Africa

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 5 December, 2008

We were just getting ready to pack up for the weekend when news came through from our brand new African office . Barely have they got up and running and power company ESKOM has seen the light, abandoning a plan to invest in two French...

Climate Rescue Station reaches Poznan

Blog entry by Jess | 5 December, 2008 1 comment

After a month of action on the edge of one of Poland’s largest lignite coal mines, the Climate Rescue Station has arrived in Poznan. The station was dismantled and left Konin yesterday. It arrived this morning and a team of activists...

Polish polar bears?

Blog entry by Jess | 5 December, 2008

Rumour had it that a homeless polar bear had showed up at the conference so I decided to check it out and see what people had to say about it. Check out the video.

EPR: the madness never ends

Blog entry by Justin | 5 December, 2008

Well we couldn’t end the week without one more EPR story, could we? Things continue to go from bad to worse in Flamanville, France, where EDF and Areva are building their ‘state-of-the-art’, third generation reactor. Yesterday we...

Poor Areva needs love

Blog entry by Justin | 5 December, 2008

Here’s chief executive of Areva, Atomic Anne Lauvergeon , needing some affection: My dream is that in future we will be helped and defended by Barack Obama and Gordon Brown, as well as by Nicolas Sarkozy. And you have to think,...

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