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600 cluster balloons over coal plant in Germany

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 27 August, 2007 4 comments

British cluster balloon pilot Mike Howard flies over Germany's second largest emitter of CO2, a Vattenfall coal plant, powered by 600 black and white balloons. Greenpeace's blueprint for an energy [R]evolution calls for urgent...

Iceland to stop whaling!

Blog entry by Dave | 24 August, 2007 8 comments

Result! One country down, two to go. Norway and Japan are the only two countries left flying in the face of world opinion, after Iceland's fisheries minister, Einar K. Guofinnsson was quoted by Reuters as saying "The whaling...

The Great Fish Rip-Off

Blog entry by brianfit | 22 August, 2007 1 comment

Global activism group Avaaz is looking for help in pushing the World Trade Organisation to stop the plunder of our oceans. As a recent mailing puts it: Often, the issues that affect the most lives don't make the headlines. This...

UK climate camp ends with 24 hours of non-stop action

Blog entry by Jamie | 21 August, 2007 4 comments

Despite the best efforts of the British Airports Authority to injunct it out of existence , the Camp for Climate Action was held in a field just a short hop from the perimeter fence of Europe's busiest airport, Heathrow. A week of...

Video - 600 strip naked on glacier in global warming protest

Blog entry by Andrew | 20 August, 2007 2 comments

Parental warning: Video contains nudity. (But not exactly anything that I'd call shocking.) Greenpeace Switzerland and artist Spencer Tunick teamed up for this, ahem, unusual project. Really well done. Big thanks to all the...

Sony belatedly unveils US recycling policy

Blog entry by tom | 17 August, 2007

In the last version of our Guide to Greener Electronics , Sony came bottom of the pack, mainly due to bad recycling policies and double standards on product take back in the US. Yesterday Sony announced a new US recycling scheme .

Stop the slaughter of sharks in Ecuador

Blog entry by brianfit | 14 August, 2007 6 comments

If you've ever eaten the Chinese delicacy, shark fin soup, you've had a taste of ocean destruction. Sharks are greatly valued for their fins which are sold for high prices in Asia. Shark fin soup is served at Chinese weddings and...

NASA adjustment - still plenty hot

Blog entry by Andrew | 13 August, 2007 2 comments

I've been seeing some misleading buzz in the blogoworld today, in part I think thanks to shoddy reporting by FOX . First the bad news, global warming is still a reality we have to deal with. As you can see from the graph above...

UK: Billions for roads, no billions for renewables

Blog entry by tom | 13 August, 2007 2 comments

This made me very angry this morning – a leaked UK government memo on renewable energy in the Guardian reveals how officials are already preparing excuses, spin and plotting because they fully expect the UK to miss the 20% renewables...

Global warming and the false debate

Blog entry by Andrew | 10 August, 2007 6 comments

Regular readers of this blog are no doubt familiar with how companies like Exxon , working with the Bush administration create a false sense of debate about global warming. But at long last, there are signs the US mainstream media is...

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