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Shots fired at coal plant protest

Blog entry by Andrew | 5 December, 2007 1 comment

By Andrew, web producer, in Amsterdam This happened last Saturday, but I just saw the video. As you can see, the Greenpeace activists got their giant banner deployed without getting hurt or killed. Great shot in there of...

Hello I'm P.Bear

Blog entry by Jo Kuper | 5 December, 2007 2 comments

By P. Bear, polar bear, in Bali I’m pretty sure that I’m the first Polar Bear to have ever been to Bali. It’s a beautiful place, and the people are lovely, but to be honest it’s not a climate that suits me. This is my second...

Kids in virtual world call out for real world action on climate change

Blog entry by Andrew | 5 December, 2007 1 comment

By Andrew, web producer, in Amsterdam If you're over the age of 30 there's a safe bet you don't understand Habbo - the largest virtual world for teens. In fact, no one over 30 I've talked to had even heard of it. But the teens...

The good, the bad and the fishy

Blog entry by Lisa | 5 December, 2007

Early Monday morning I arrived at the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission meeting not as a human but as "SheSeeMe" the bigeye tuna. I passed out leaflets that laid out clear solutions to the increasing problem of...

Starting of COP

Blog entry by Woon | 5 December, 2007

Monday 3 Dec 2007 by Woon SG-Thailand For the first few minutes in the Bali Convention Centre, I could not really believe that I was walking among delegates, ministers, and other important people from all around the globe. Believe...

“World on Fire”

Blog entry by Woon | 5 December, 2007

Sunday 2 Dec 2007 by Razceljan SG-Philippines 6:25 A.M. – it’s when my alarm clock rings each morning. It’s the usual time my roommate, Chris Miller of Greenpeace USA, also wakes up and do the morning rituals. After breakfast, we...

Learnings - forests and climate change

Blog entry by Andrew | 4 December, 2007

By Roman, political advisor, in Bali The scene was like that of a first day class at an open university taught by a nobel laurate. It was a full house, standing room only, with lines outside the door. Those who were able to...

Day 2 - polar bears and bicycles

Blog entry by Andrew | 4 December, 2007

By Jo, communications officer, in Bali I can’t believe today was only the second day of the conference, but then I couldn’t believe yesterday was the first. With over 2,000 journalists, 10,000 delegates, hundreds of side events,...

Nintendo ranking creates a stir

Blog entry by tom | 4 December, 2007 6 comments

Last week we published our latest Guide to Greener electronics with new companies added - Microsoft, Sharp, Philips and Nintendo. Nintendo being new and coming our bottom with 0/10 certainly made the biggest splash with many big news...

Google aims for renewable power cheaper than coal

Blog entry by Andrew | 4 December, 2007 2 comments

This one slipped by me until I saw it on eco-geek just now. As their press release says, Google is going to, "develop electricity from renewable energy sources that will be cheaper than electricity produced from coal". Looks like...

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