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Nuclear energy news for September 10 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 10 September, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: New York Times: A bad Deal ‘President Bush has failed to achieve so many of his foreign policy goals, but last weekend he proved that he can still get what he...

Less toxic iPods rock

Blog entry by tom | 10 September, 2008 4 comments

Yesterday Steve Jobs announced Apple new iPod line up. Here’s the bit that really got our attention about the new models : • Arsenic-free glass • Brominated flame retardant-free • Mercury-free • PVC-free It’s great to see...

A day in the life of an on board press officer

Blog entry by Lisa | 10 September, 2008

This is from Jo onboard the Rainbow Warrior in the Mediterranean - currently in the region as part of the Quit Coal tour There we were sailing along towards the Ashkelon plant, trying to work out the best spot to meet the media...

Slideshow: Taking action against illegal logging in PNG

Blog entry by Lisa | 10 September, 2008 3 comments

The following is written by one of our activists from PNG onboard the Esperanza My name is Daniel Holland, I’m a freelance artist. My Dad is from Abau, Central Province and Mum from Popondetta, Northern Province, Papua New Guinea. ...

Excited in Israel

Blog entry by Lisa | 10 September, 2008

Here are two lovely blogs from Dr. Uygar Ozesmi the Executive Director of Greenpeace Mediterranean September 6th Just two months ago we were part of the Arctic Sunrise Tour for the protection of Blue Fin Tuna and the creation of...

The Indian Nuclear Stakes

Blog entry by Justin | 9 September, 2008 1 comment

As we said yesterday , the scramble is now on to grab a slice of the £14 billion the Indian government has to spend nuclear technology. Since the Nuclear Suppliers Group gave its blessing at the weekend to India having nuclear power...

New incident at Tricastin

Blog entry by Justin | 9 September, 2008

The nuclear village idiot, Tricastin is back in the news again after another incident at the site. How many times is that this summer? We’re losing count. This time the Tricastin 2 reactor had to be evacuated after two fuel units...

Nuclear energy news for September 9 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 9 September, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: AFP: US postpones nuclear pact with Russia amid Georgia tension ‘The agreement aimed to allow US and Russian companies to form joint ventures in the nuclear sector...

Israeli marine forces board Rainbow Warrior

Blog entry by Lisa | 8 September, 2008

More news on this shortly from our team on board the ship - but I just wanted to put this image up. 14 of our acitivsts were arrested and taken into custody in Ashkelon after protesting against the Rotenberg coal power plant...

India and non-proliferation: money talks, treaties walk

Blog entry by Justin | 8 September, 2008 3 comments

So, India and the US got exactly what they wanted at the weekend . The 45-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) gave India permission to join the nuclear club without all the fuss of having to first sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation...

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