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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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Multicultural climate campaigning

Blog entry by tom | 10 December, 2007

By Gavin, climate campaign leader Sunday was an afternoon on the beach with 500 people, all laying out to spell a message urging action on climate change. Human banner artist John Quigley was on hand to be designer & master of...

Boring conferences as bedtime stories: Episode one, Bali

Blog entry by tom | 10 December, 2007

From responses to our collaborative Message in a Bottle climate video one user submitted this: Great idea, well made and the line - "what does that mean?" is perfect. I can see this spawning a series - Boring (but...

A flower for Al Gore

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 10 December, 2007

From this morning's mailbag: Oslo 9 Dec 2007 Little Håkon, the 3 year old son of a Greenpeace campaigner in Norway, Truls Gulowsen, delivered a wild wood anemone to Al Gore in Oslo today. Håkon and his father found the spring...

Key targets gone from key text!

Blog entry by Daniel | 10 December, 2007 2 comments

Posted by Daniel, political advisor at the Bali International Conference Centre New text on the negotiations, that all those who have ratified the Kyoto Protocol are involved in. And it is bad news. The key targets - peaking global...

Fighting over text ...

Blog entry by Daniel | 10 December, 2007

Posted by Daniel, political advisor at the Bali International Conference Centre As more and more ministers arrive in Bali, more and more of the real action is happening informally and behind closed doors. The ministers will give...

Warme[r] welcome

Blog entry by Jo Kuper | 9 December, 2007

By Sven, Renewable Energy campaigner When I arrived at the harbour to join the media boat heading out to watch the Rainbow Warrior flotilla, it was already pretty busy. Journalists registering at our desk, cameramen carrying heavy...

Warrior of the Day

Blog entry by Woon | 9 December, 2007

Saturday 8 Dec 2007 by Woon SG-Thailand It was a relatively light day we had. The morning was spent with skill sharing workshop on communication with delegates. Many difficulties each of us faced during the past week were raised and...

Greenwash bikes

Blog entry by Daniel | 9 December, 2007 1 comment

Posted by Daniel, political advisor in Bali There has been a lot of talk about the carbon footprint of the Bali climate talks . Questioning the carbon footprint of big events like this is justified. And clearly not everybody...

Global Day of Action is exactly what is needed

Blog entry by Andrew | 8 December, 2007

We're almost at the half-way point in this marathon of climate negotiations here in Bali, but the first week's progress has been paltry. With recognition of climate change as the single biggest threat to this planet at an all-time high...

Drowning Islands & Stolen Fish - is this THE END?

Blog entry by Lisa | 8 December, 2007 2 comments

After a week of negotiations at the WCPFC with over 360 people from many corners of the planet you would think that we would be able to come to at least SOME agreements on how we're going to save the Pacific yellow fin and big eye...

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