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Finally, Bali ... so how did we get here?

Blog entry by Daniel | 2 December, 2007

Posted by Daniel, political advisor in Bali Here we are again - the globalization bubble of hotels, hotels and western chain stores that is the very southern tip of the island of Bali. The military is also already here -...

People Power sends a message: Wind turbines not nuclear power stations.

Blog entry by Andrew | 30 November, 2007

From Gavin, head of climate campaign, onboard the Rainbow Warrior What a day. We started with a simple idea: villagers and religious leaders have been heavily opposing the construction of a nuclear power plant here on the coast...

John C - campaigner

Blog entry by Andrew | 30 November, 2007

Hi all. I am from Minnesota, which, I am sorry to admit, is part of the United States. I am doing my best to manage in the heat and insanity of life in Washington DC. Since 2006, the country seems to have begun to come to its senses,...

Agnes - campaigner

Blog entry by Andrew | 30 November, 2007

Usually mistaken for one of the students of the Solar Generation project (which I coordinated until recently), I am actually working for Greenpeace since 2003. After I finished my studies in Economics (believe it or not, there are...

Stephanie - campaigner

Blog entry by Stephanie Tunmore | 30 November, 2007

Hi, I'm Stephanie Tunmore and I am a Climate Campaigner for Greenpeace International. I've been with Greenpeace for almost 18 years in various roles - receptionist, campaign assistant, press officer, corporate campaigner, project team...


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 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...

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