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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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Excited in Israel

Blog entry by Lisa | 10 September, 2008

Here are two lovely blogs from Dr. Uygar Ozesmi the Executive Director of Greenpeace Mediterranean September 6th Just two months ago we were part of the Arctic Sunrise Tour for the protection of Blue Fin Tuna and the creation of...

The Indian Nuclear Stakes

Blog entry by Justin | 9 September, 2008 1 comment

As we said yesterday , the scramble is now on to grab a slice of the £14 billion the Indian government has to spend nuclear technology. Since the Nuclear Suppliers Group gave its blessing at the weekend to India having nuclear power...

New incident at Tricastin

Blog entry by Justin | 9 September, 2008

The nuclear village idiot, Tricastin is back in the news again after another incident at the site. How many times is that this summer? We’re losing count. This time the Tricastin 2 reactor had to be evacuated after two fuel units...

Nuclear energy news for September 9 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 9 September, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: AFP: US postpones nuclear pact with Russia amid Georgia tension ‘The agreement aimed to allow US and Russian companies to form joint ventures in the nuclear sector...

Israeli marine forces board Rainbow Warrior

Blog entry by Lisa | 8 September, 2008

More news on this shortly from our team on board the ship - but I just wanted to put this image up. 14 of our acitivsts were arrested and taken into custody in Ashkelon after protesting against the Rotenberg coal power plant...

India and non-proliferation: money talks, treaties walk

Blog entry by Justin | 8 September, 2008 3 comments

So, India and the US got exactly what they wanted at the weekend . The 45-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) gave India permission to join the nuclear club without all the fuss of having to first sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation...

Nuclear Power: Unsafe in any dose

Blog entry by Justin | 8 September, 2008

Over at OpEdNews, John Peebles has an excellent article outlining the many drawbacks and failings of nuclear power. Well worth a read.

Nuclear energy news for September 8 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 8 September, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Statesman Journal: Nuclear power doesn't benefit Britain, other nations ‘I write from London, England. I cannot speak for France, Japan or Russia, but can...

Japan calls off longline fishing

Blog entry by Lisa | 8 September, 2008 1 comment

Every year since 2001 scientists have been calling for reductions in the amount of big-eye and yellowfin tuna caught in the Pacific. But every year big fishing nations such as Japan, Taiwan, China and Korea have refused to pay...

The Nuclear Magic Wallet

Blog entry by Justin | 8 September, 2008

Companies building and running nuclear power stations find it impossible to get insurance to cover them in the even of a nuclear accident. They are uninsurable. The costs of containing and clearing up are unimaginably huge and would...

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