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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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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...

Mr. P. Bear for the Day

Blog entry by Razcel | 4 December, 2007

Razceljan - SG Philippines December 3, 2007 The weather reports: Bali 30ºC. In the kind of tropical temperature, what can a polar bear do? I hear you saying, “sweat like hell!” Yes! I just did “sweat like hell” early today in time...

Sunset and Success of the Solar Festival

Blog entry by Woon | 4 December, 2007

Sunday 2 Dec 2007 by Woon SG-Thailand The first thing for this morning was registering ourselves at the UNFCCC. In no time we received our identity card for the conference. Outside the registration camp, the giant thermometer was...

Solar Festival now Begins!

Blog entry by Woon | 4 December, 2007

Saturday 1 Dec 2007 by Woon SG-Thailand Today, we directly headed to Kuta beach where the Solar Festival is going to take place. The stage was already set up along with few booths. Having only a few hours before the festival start,...

‘Here comes the Sun’ and the Youth Summit

Blog entry by Woon | 4 December, 2007

Saturday 1 Dec 2007 by Razceljan SG-Philippines Early today, everyone was looking forward to go to Kuta Beach for the Solar Festival, but I left earlier together with Ivy and Agnes to attend the International Youth Summit on Climate...

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