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What the Ministers should be DOING

Blog entry by Agnes de Rooij | 15 November, 2006

Hi all, I'd like to share with you this excellent article by Steve, the head of the GP delegation on where we are here in Nairobi and what the ministers should be doing... Climate politics and climate reality: Closing the Gap ECO...

Next whaling nation: St. Kitts-Nevis?

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 15 November, 2006 9 comments

Here's one from the Bizarre Quotes Department. It's from an article entitled "St Kitts-Nevis supports development of whaling industry," and quotes that Caribbean country's Fisheries Minister, Cedric Liburd, as listing the following...


Blog entry by Agnes de Rooij | 14 November, 2006

CHAOS AS A COMMON PLACE Greenhope reminded us last Wednesday about the drought in Australia, which has resulted in, among other things, a dramatic scarcity of water and "heaps of dangerous snakes coming out looking for food." It could...

Joining a Demo in Nairobi and meeting the president of the Conference!

Blog entry by Agnes de Rooij | 14 November, 2006

After a few more quiet days, SolarGen has been very busy the last few days, and is also getting ready preparing the activities for the high- level segment next week, that is when all the ministers arrive. On Friday 2 reps from...

Steve's blog

Blog entry by Agnes de Rooij | 14 November, 2006

Hi! just to let you know what Steve Sawyer, our head of the Greenpeace delegation is up to, I'd like to share one of his updates with you! Dear folks, After a difficult all around start in logistical terms, and the inevitable delays...

1st Day in COP/MOP as SolarGen member!

Blog entry by Su | 14 November, 2006

It is my first time for attending the COP12 and COP/MOP2. Waked up about 5 o'clock in the morning and cannot fell asleep again, maybe I was too excited or maybe just not adapted to the time difference. It is also my first time to be...

Live Webcast: History & Future of Whales

Blog entry by Adele | 13 November, 2006 1 comment

Thursday, November 16, 2006 - 7 PM CT (Unfortunately that's 01:00am on Friday GMT, 02:00am Friday CET, or a far more pleasant Friday 12:00pm in Sydney) Live Webcast The History and Future of Whales by Dr. Stephen R. Palumbi ...

Saturday 11th. Demonstration Day at Uhuru park

Blog entry by Catherine | 13 November, 2006

I got a problem in waking up because I had had a long night after the party at Africa unleashed. It rained heavily in the morning when it stopped we had to move to Uhuru park, where we were to meet others who are concerned about a...

The Trash Vortex

Blog entry by Dave | 10 November, 2006

This piece of plastic was pulled out of the Pacific by the crew of the Esperanza © Greenpeace / Alex Hofford Back in August we talked about The Trash Vortex in the Pacific Ocean, where marine debris collects. Now it's back in...

Brazil: Changes in climate, changes in lives

Blog entry by Dave | 9 November, 2006

Here's a video from Greenpeace Brazil - with English subtitles - about the effects of climate change in Brazil Report (in English) » Report (in Portugeuse) » Stop climate change »

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