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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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How did we make those Washington Bears?

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 25 September, 2008

The heat is on - tell your MEP it's time to lead

Blog entry by Lisa | 25 September, 2008

Make sure the EU answers the call to keep global warming below 2 degrees. Tell your MEP that it's time to lead You can even leave an answerphone message for your European leaders on YouTube. Make sure they feel the heat!

Turkey action follow up

Blog entry by Justin | 24 September, 2008

A slideshow of photograph’s taken at yesterday’s anti-nuclear action can be seen here . More information on the action and the issues surrounding it can be read here .

Nuclear energy news for September 24 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 24 September, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: The Earth Times: Senate panel approves nuclear deal with India ‘US Senate committee on Tuesday approved the White House's plan for selling nuclear technology and...

For fish’s sake, Commissioner, what’s it gonna take?

Blog entry by Lisa | 24 September, 2008

From Saskia, one of our political advisors in Brussels Last week the EU Commissioner for Fisheries and Maritime Affairs, the EU’s top official on all things fishy, had one of those naked moments, when he had to admit that the EU is...

Turkey Tender

Blog entry by Justin | 23 September, 2008

Despite their last three tenders for a nuclear power plant in the Akkuyu region of Turkey failing, the country’s government is pressing on with another on September 24. Thirteen companies have expressed an interest in bidding for the...

Wishful thinking of the day

Blog entry by Justin | 23 September, 2008 2 comments

How about this for a solution to the highly radioactive waste produced by nuclear power stations? Mark Lynas, writing in the UK's New Statesman magazine suggests... fourth-generation nuclear reactors : This is the solution proposed...

Nuclear energy news for September 23 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 23 September, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Gazette.Net: Bechtel nabs $6B nuclear deal ‘Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corp. has snared a $6 billion contract from the U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program to...

Isn't it time we bailed out the planet?

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 22 September, 2008 4 comments

How much renewable energy could you buy for the 700 billion US dollars about to be spent bailing out failed banks? Here's a quick calculation Global wind market in 2007 - 37 billion dollars - 19 865 MW added 700 billion is about...

France’s nuclear industry: Cry me Areva

Blog entry by Justin | 22 September, 2008

Is the French nuclear industry in trouble? It’s been a bad year for it – a long run of bad news. This summer’s long list of leaks and accidents at French nuclear sites caused by incompetence, cover up and poor safety standards made the...

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