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Our weblogs from around the world. Making waves covers general Greenpeace and environmental news. Nuclear reaction spotlights the nuclear industry, Cool IT provides updates from our IT industry climate campaign, and the Climate rescue weblog focuses on all things climate.

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Happy MLK Day!

Blog entry by Andrew | 15 January, 2007 1 comment

In the US this is Martian Luther King day. Aside from George Washington, King is the only American who has their own federal holiday. Though it's one of the less often mentioned ones, my favorite King quote is: It may be true...

Bad press day for Icelandic whalers

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 11 January, 2007 3 comments

Oh dear. It's being reported in the Icelandic newspaper Frettabladid that 179 tons worth of the 7 endangered fin whales that where caught last fall have been buried in a land fill. The whaling industry is claiming this is "entrails...

Seeing Steve

Blog entry by tom | 11 January, 2007

Our toxic campaigner Martin is at Macworld and reports on what Steve didn't say in his keynote address: It was a long day. Waking up at 6 AM to get to the Moscone center for the Keynote speech of Steve Jobs. But I was still getting...

The MacWorld keynote we've all been wating for

Blog entry by Andrew | 9 January, 2007 1 comment

We sliced and diced and re-voiced this version of Steve Job's keynote speech to turn it into the one we're all hoping for. Hope you enjoy. Of course I don't know what Job's is actually going to say in there. What if he commits to...

Alaskan Wildlife Refuge to get permanent protection?

Blog entry by Andrew | 8 January, 2007

Some in the new Democrat run congress in the US want to permanently ban drilling in the Alaskan Wildlife Refuge, and designate it a protected wilderness area. From Forbes : Opponents of oil drilling in an Alaskan wildlife refuge...

MacWorld doesn't like it green

Blog entry by tom | 8 January, 2007 7 comments

Today is the start of the big MacWorld event in San Francisco, where thousands of Apple devotees gather to hear Steve’s words of wisdom. Those of you who have been paying attention will know Apple fans have been asking Apple to be a ...

Your video camera: tamer of climate chaos!

Blog entry by brianfit | 8 January, 2007

Greenpeace pals Seventh Generation and TreeHugger.com are running an über-cool contest called "Convenient Truths." It works like this: 1. Grab a video camera. 2. Do something to inspire your peers to stop global warming 3.

Trademark vs free speech victory

Blog entry by Andrew | 4 January, 2007 2 comments

Last year, the government here in the Netherlands ran TV adds showing banners that read, "Disasters can’t be planned, preparations can. Think ahead". But of course some disasters can be prevented by good planning. For example, if the...

Ice shelf size of Manhattan: gone. Polar Bears next=

Blog entry by brianfit | 2 January, 2007 5 comments

Oh, people, look around you. The signs are everywhere. --Jackson Browne It was called the Ayles Ice Shelf until it became an island, breaking off from Canada last summer unobserved. It has been attached to Ellesmere Island for the...

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