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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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Even El Baradei is tired of hot air around the nuclear energy

Blog entry by Aslihan | 28 October, 2008

Following on from yesterday’s entry of taking simplicity too far – this morning, it’s refreshing to see that simplicity was the essence of the message given by Mohammed ElBaradei – Head of the UN Atomic Energy Agency and Nobel Prize...

Solidarity with Peace Boat

Blog entry by eoin | 28 October, 2008

Peace Boat is an international peace group which charters huge passenger ships to carry it's message of peace from shore to shore. The Japan-based NGO sent an appeal for help to other campaign groups today -- to help get their ship...

Nuclear Energy News for October 28, 2008

Blog entry by Aslihan | 28 October, 2008

Some other stories from nuclear industry you may have missed: Times Online: Nuclear-powered passenger aircraft 'to transport millions' says expert Nuclear-powered aircraft may sound like a concept from Thunderbirds, but they...

Whaling vessel Oriental Bluebird de-flagged!

Blog entry by Dave | 28 October, 2008 3 comments

A Greenpeace inflatable boat tries to prevent Japanese whaling fleet's factory ship Nisshin Maru from refueling from the supply vessel Oriental Bluebird in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. © Greenpeace/Rezac Some great news for...

Our man in the sky

Blog entry by Jamie | 28 October, 2008

Someone who has taken part in all the research flights our helicopter Tweety has carried out during the Esperanza's current tour is, of course, the pilot. Shaun (or Dingo as he's known about the ship) has flown every mission in both...

Rainbow Warrior in London

Blog entry by Lisa | 27 October, 2008

Here's two beautifully treated photographs of the Rainbow Warrior at the dock in Southend, London over the weekend. I found them on ~Big Garlic Bullet~'s photostream on Flickr . The ship is now heading off to Chatham and Kingsnorth...

The world needs an Energy [R]evolution

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 27 October, 2008 1 comment

The world needs an Energy Revolution. We know it, but our leaders seem to go weak at the knees when it comes to facing up to the challenge. So here's a video showing what real leadership might look like. Today we launch our...

John McCain makes a simple case for nuclear energy

Blog entry by Justin | 27 October, 2008

It’s probably unfair to expect high-flown rhetoric and complex ideas from a presidential candidate’s speech. They’re designed to get the candidate’s ideas and policies across to potential voters in the most simple and shortest way. ...

Nuclear energy news for October 27 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 27 October, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: The Deal: Northrop Grumman in $360M nuclear deal with French MNC ‘Defense and technology company Northrop Grumman Corp. said its shipbuilding division is creating...

Video: Investigating Indonesia's last forest frontier

Blog entry by Jamie | 27 October, 2008 1 comment

To show off the most interesting footage from the helicopter trips over Papua during the Esperanza's current tour of Indonesia, we’ve compiled the video below. It’s narrated by Bustar, who went on many of the flights, and he explains...

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