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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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Solar Generation at the Climate Rescue Station

Blog entry by Lisa | 10 December, 2008

Three young delegates in Poznan, from our Solar Generation team, have written about their experiences in Poznan and visiting the Climate Rescue Station in Konin (from left to right in the image above: Andrea, Leah and Asia) By Leah,...

Wake up, Freak Out

Blog entry by Lisa | 9 December, 2008

I posted this to our general blog, Making Waves , a while back but I love this animation so much I reckon it deserves another posting over here - especially during the Poznan talks. If you haven't already done so - please spread this...

Feeling the heat at Kashiwazaki-Kariwa

Blog entry by Justin | 9 December, 2008

So what’s going on at Japan’s Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant? This is the biggest nuclear power plant in the world and the combined capacity of its seven reactors is 7,965 MW. But like EPR, the biggest reactor in the world, it...

Nuclear News for December 9th 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 9 December, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Wall Street Journal: Nuked: Economic Downturn Threatens Nuclear Power’s Renaissance, Too ‘The economic slowdown and collapsing oil prices have generated plenty of...

Not just trees

Blog entry by Jess | 9 December, 2008 1 comment

Over the last week I have learned that the best way to figure out what is happening at this meeting is to listen to what people are talking about in the hallways and then ask someone about it. The last couple of days I’ve been hearing...

Concert for Climate Tonight!

Blog entry by Jess | 9 December, 2008

Just a reminder that Bianca Jagger will be opening the Concert for Climate at the Climate Rescue Station tonight. If you are in Poznan, make sure you come down to Plac Wolnosci to enjoy the show and learn more about solutions to...

Google-bombing energy giant Eon

Blog entry by Jamie | 9 December, 2008

The noble art of Google bombing - of making a website rise up the search results by encouraging other websites to link to them in a particular way - is being harnessed by blogs campaigning against new coal-fired power stations in the...

Whaling: in a world turned upside down...

Blog entry by brianfit | 9 December, 2008 2 comments

Set things right: click here if you're guilty of opposing whaling. Today's Guardian picks up an interview with Junichi Sato about his arrest in Japan for exposing corruption in the whaling industry. About the extreme crackdown on...

"Mass action" vs "direct action

Blog entry by Andrew | 8 December, 2008

Over on the Guardian blog, Damian Carrington has a post on mobilization tactics and climate change : Can the people of the world make global warming history? Ed Miliband, the UK's minister for energy and climate change certainly...

One week to go in Poznan- will leaders get serious?

Blog entry by Jess | 8 December, 2008 1 comment

Week two in Poznan starts with a small pause in the official meetings for the observation of the Islamic feast of Eid Al-Adha. While it is officially a day off here, there is still plenty going on in the conference center in Poznan. ...

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