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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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Activists shut down UK's Didcot coal-fired power station (updated)

Blog entry by Dave | 2 November, 2006 6 comments

© Greenpeace It's a chilly morning in Oxfordshire - and it was even colder at 5:30 am, where some of my friends and colleagues shut down one of Britain's dirtiest power stations - in a bid to stop climate chaos. Thirty volunteers...

Breathing Oceans

Blog entry by Dave | 1 November, 2006

Every second breath you take comes from the oceans: Breathing Oceans »

How the truth comes out about Expo expulsion...

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 1 November, 2006

An illuminating set of comments in a previous thread here on Greenpeace's expulsion from Mac World pits three first-person accounts against the widely- distributed news that the "Real reason Greenpeace got kicked out" of MacExpo...

Reflections on Green my Apple at MacExpo

Blog entry by tom | 1 November, 2006

After catching up on some sleep and digesting the reaction and comments online back in the office here's a look back on what I learned from our first venture in taking the Green my Apple message in to the real world and face to face...

The Simpsons' Carl "Karl" Carlsson is Icelandic?

Blog entry by Adele | 31 October, 2006

In even more from the slightly-irrelevant-Iceland-whaling news desk, the Iceland Review has excitedly revealed the shocking news that Homer Simpson's supervisor in Sector 7G of the Springfield Nuclear Powerplant is actually Icelandic...

Icelandic humour: You have to eat this yourselves, every last gram.

Blog entry by Adele | 31 October, 2006

Over the weekend I was randomly and socially checking my email ...ok ok I was working... but then so was my Campaign Director, Mads, as was evidenced by a particularly amusing email in my inbox. Our Nordic Oceans Campaigner Frode...

Climate Change: It's not too late, according to the UK government

Blog entry by Dave | 30 October, 2006

In a UK review on climate change, British economist and government advisor Sir Nicholas Stern has said that "climate change represents the greatest and widest-ranging market failure ever seen," but that there "is still time to avoid...

Green my Apple returns to Mac Expo

Blog entry by tom | 27 October, 2006 3 comments

Despite being evicted yesterday from Mac Expo we returned today undeterred from our mission to spread the word for a Greener Apple and get Mac users involved to help change Apple for the better. Not being allowed inside meant we...

Help stop climate chaos and get backstage access to Glastonbury for two!

Blog entry by Dave | 27 October, 2006 2 comments

Remember, remember, the 4th of November. Will you be wandering around London on that day? Worried about climate change wreaking catastrophic planetary destruction? Terrified you might not be able to get tickets to the next Glastonbury...

Piles of meat

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 27 October, 2006 5 comments

When I was sitting through lectures about supply chain management I never thought they'd end up being useful like this. Still business is all around us as they say, so here goes. In a comment below David from Tokyo points to some...

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