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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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Belgium’s nuclear industry over-extends itself

Blog entry by Jan Vande Putte | 29 October, 2008

Over the last weeks, pro-nuclear politicians in Belgium have launched an attack in the media against the law which phases out nuclear power. This law, passed in 2003, would shut down the seven reactors one after the other when they...

Nuclear Ethics

Blog entry by Justin | 29 October, 2008

The ethics surrounding the nuclear industry are curious things and worthy of study. Just look at the levels of cover-ups, misinformation, disinformation, and propaganda that gush from its public relations departments. You wouldn’t...

Nuclear energy news for October 29 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 29 October, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: New York Times: Rate of Nuclear Thefts ‘Disturbingly High,’ Monitoring Chief Says ‘Dr. ElBaradei, in his annual report to the General Assembly, said nearly 250...

The Rainbow Warrior is on her way to Kingsnorth coal plant

Blog entry by bex | 29 October, 2008

As Lisa mentioned , the Rainbow Warriors in the UK, continuing on its mission to free the world from the threat of coal. Right now, I’m sitting on the Warrior as she steams towards Kingsnorth power station – potentially the site of...

Even El Baradei is tired of hot air around the nuclear energy

Blog entry by Aslihan | 28 October, 2008

Following on from yesterday’s entry of taking simplicity too far – this morning, it’s refreshing to see that simplicity was the essence of the message given by Mohammed ElBaradei – Head of the UN Atomic Energy Agency and Nobel Prize...

Solidarity with Peace Boat

Blog entry by eoin | 28 October, 2008

Peace Boat is an international peace group which charters huge passenger ships to carry it's message of peace from shore to shore. The Japan-based NGO sent an appeal for help to other campaign groups today -- to help get their ship...

Nuclear Energy News for October 28, 2008

Blog entry by Aslihan | 28 October, 2008

Some other stories from nuclear industry you may have missed: Times Online: Nuclear-powered passenger aircraft 'to transport millions' says expert Nuclear-powered aircraft may sound like a concept from Thunderbirds, but they...

Whaling vessel Oriental Bluebird de-flagged!

Blog entry by Dave | 28 October, 2008 3 comments

A Greenpeace inflatable boat tries to prevent Japanese whaling fleet's factory ship Nisshin Maru from refueling from the supply vessel Oriental Bluebird in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. © Greenpeace/Rezac Some great news for...

Our man in the sky

Blog entry by Jamie | 28 October, 2008

Someone who has taken part in all the research flights our helicopter Tweety has carried out during the Esperanza's current tour is, of course, the pilot. Shaun (or Dingo as he's known about the ship) has flown every mission in both...

Rainbow Warrior in London

Blog entry by Lisa | 27 October, 2008

Here's two beautifully treated photographs of the Rainbow Warrior at the dock in Southend, London over the weekend. I found them on ~Big Garlic Bullet~'s photostream on Flickr . The ship is now heading off to Chatham and Kingsnorth...

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