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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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Turkey’s nuclear ‘renaissance’: the party’s over

Blog entry by Justin | 25 September, 2008 2 comments

Poor Turkey. How would you feel if you threw a party, invited all your friends, and only one turned up? That’s how the Turkish government must be feeling this morning after the bidding closed for the contract to build a nuclear...

Inspecting Britain's nuclear ‘renaissance’

Blog entry by Justin | 25 September, 2008 3 comments

Congratulations to the French government who now owns the British nuclear industry. Let’s hope they make a better job of it than the British government who’ve made places in Britain some of the most radioactive in the world. And so...

Nuclear energy news for September 25 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 25 September, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: ISIS: Old Nuclear Cash Cows Exposed ‘The “nuclear renaissance” may be a convenient charade to distract people while industry milks the old nuclear cash cows to...

How did we make those Washington Bears?

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 25 September, 2008

The heat is on - tell your MEP it's time to lead

Blog entry by Lisa | 24 September, 2008

Make sure the EU answers the call to keep global warming below 2 degrees. Tell your MEP that it's time to lead You can even leave an answerphone message for your European leaders on YouTube. Make sure they feel the heat!

Turkey action follow up

Blog entry by Justin | 24 September, 2008

A slideshow of photograph’s taken at yesterday’s anti-nuclear action can be seen here . More information on the action and the issues surrounding it can be read here .

Nuclear energy news for September 24 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 24 September, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: The Earth Times: Senate panel approves nuclear deal with India ‘US Senate committee on Tuesday approved the White House's plan for selling nuclear technology and...

For fish’s sake, Commissioner, what’s it gonna take?

Blog entry by Lisa | 24 September, 2008

From Saskia, one of our political advisors in Brussels Last week the EU Commissioner for Fisheries and Maritime Affairs, the EU’s top official on all things fishy, had one of those naked moments, when he had to admit that the EU is...

Turkey Tender

Blog entry by Justin | 23 September, 2008

Despite their last three tenders for a nuclear power plant in the Akkuyu region of Turkey failing, the country’s government is pressing on with another on September 24. Thirteen companies have expressed an interest in bidding for the...

Wishful thinking of the day

Blog entry by Justin | 23 September, 2008 2 comments

How about this for a solution to the highly radioactive waste produced by nuclear power stations? Mark Lynas, writing in the UK's New Statesman magazine suggests... fourth-generation nuclear reactors : This is the solution proposed...

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