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Quit Coal tour back in action - Update

Blog entry by Jess | 20 October, 2008

Yesterday, I promised you an update on the action going down as part of the Quit Coal tour in Italy. Turns out the action ended with some pretty good news. Activists stuck it out for 14 hours as they called attention to the plans...

The UK: missing its targets

Blog entry by Justin | 20 October, 2008

There are very real signs that future electricity generation – along with C02 emission and energy efficiency targets - in the UK could be trouble and the country’s government only has itself to blame. First comes fresh news that the...

Passing the nuclear buck

Blog entry by Justin | 20 October, 2008

The deal to allow India to begin its own nuclear ‘renaissance’ is unconventional. It also runs counter to international treaties – the country is to be given access to nuclear technology without having to sign the nuclear...

Nuclear energy news for October 20 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 20 October, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: AFP: China to help Pakistan build two more nuclear plants ‘Energy-hungry Pakistan said on Saturday that China had agreed to help it build two more nuclear power...

Quit Coal tour back in action

Blog entry by Jess | 19 October, 2008

An update from Quit Coal tour in Italy Very early this morning, several teams of activists from the Artic Sunrise took action at the E.ON coal power plant in Sardinia. The activists stopped two conveyor belts carrying coal into the...

Painting a bigger picture

Blog entry by Lisa | 19 October, 2008 2 comments

Inês - a volunteer from Portugal (above left - standing by for action with fellow crew members on the Arctic Sunrise) - writes about her recent experience . From day one, life aboard the Arctic Sunrise has been a roller coaster...

Tanjona Tany starts here

Blog entry by Jess | 19 October, 2008

Oscar Soria was in Luxembourg to witness the launch of "Tanjona Tany", as Greenpeace and musicians come together to highlight the challenges we are facing with clean water. Voices, instruments and musical styles from different...

Italian coal gets Greenpeaced!

Blog entry by Lisa | 18 October, 2008

Here's a great slideshow of the action in Italy yesterday against coal Read about the action.

Gordon Brown’s nuclear politics

Blog entry by Justin | 17 October, 2008

When Gordon Brown became the UK’s prime minister, he promised to ... trust in our democracy, I’m sure we need a more open form of dialogue with citizens and politicians to genuinely talk about problems and solutions. It is...

Finland’s Olkiluoto goes further and higher (behind schedule and over budget, that is)

Blog entry by Justin | 17 October, 2008

Things are going from bad to worse with the disastrous construction of Finland’s Olkiluoto reactor . Despite the builders ‘working six days a week and 24 hours a day’, it has been announced that the reactor is now three years behind...

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