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Wind

Blog entry by Andrew | 29 November, 2007 1 comment

From Emily, campaigner, on board the Arctic Sunrise The Beaufort Scale is a tool for seafarers, similar to the Richter Scale for earthquakes, that ranks wind velocity from 0-12. As we pulled out of port from Civitavecchia on Tuesday...

Setting Sail for Bali

Blog entry by Andrew | 28 November, 2007

By Gavin, head of climate campaign, onboard the Rainbow Warrior We left the quayside in Jakarta yesterday onboard the Rainbow Warrior, destined for the international UN climate negotiations in Bali beginning early December. Before...

What the Oz election outcome means for the election

Blog entry by Andrew | 28 November, 2007

Posted by Ben, campaigner, in Australia The Australian election was a comprehensive thumping for the conservative parties. And one of the things that hurt them most was their (non) position on climate change - in particular the...

Dark forces at work against lightbulb stardards

Blog entry by eoin | 28 November, 2007 2 comments

Forbes.com reported the other day that a Californian electricity company is lobbying the US Congress not to ban energy-wasting incandescent lightbulbs. Southern California Edison were forced to reveal that they spent over half a...

Here we go again

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 27 November, 2007 7 comments

Today Greenpeace launched a new edition of the electronics ranking guide . This time we've added some new types of hardware (games consoles and TVs) and as a result some new manufacturers (Philips, Microsoft, Nintendo, Sharpe, and...

Mister Splashy Pants Fan

Blog entry by Richard | 27 November, 2007 68 comments

Thanks to our friends over at BoingBoing and Reddit, Mr Splashy Pants is in the lead for the Greenpeace name-a-whale competition. What isn't so well known is the identity of the unsung hero that made it all possible. We don't know all...

Official: climate change destroys development

Blog entry by Daniel | 27 November, 2007

Posted Daniel, political advisor in Berlin Received wisdom, however wrong, is something difficult to change. So one of the most common knee jerk reactions to environmentalists going on about the need to act against climate change...

Daniel, Political Advisor

Blog entry by Daniel | 27 November, 2007

I am Daniel and I have been a Political Advisor with Greenpeace International since 2004. Bali will be the last stop in a tiring journey for 2007, which has also seen me at the G8 summit , at the UN world leaders meeting on...

A web blogger's work is never done

Blog entry by Salvatore | 27 November, 2007 1 comment

Posted by Giona, webby, onboard the Arctic Sunrise in Italy We had a long action day yesterday with two activities in different places. Climbers on the cranes at a power station in Civitavecchia that energy utility Enel...

Dear Ms. Yamaguchi, about your whale curry...

Blog entry by brianfit | 27 November, 2007 2 comments

AFP reports: A Japanese company said Tuesday it would start offering whale curry in its takeaway business lunches, as the country pursues its controversial whale hunt in the Antarctic. Asian Lunch, which says it sells 1,000-1,500...

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