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  • No to Trident....

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 7 March, 2007 at 15:01 1 comment

    More of a press release than a blog post, but do tell your friends...

    The campaign against the Governments proposed Trident Nuclear renewal will take to the Thames tomorrow (Thursday) when The Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise docked in the shadow of Tower Bri... Read more >

  • Going the extra mile (per gallon)

    Blogpost by Andrew - 6 March, 2007 at 20:43 1 comment

    There always exist those determined to push the very limits of their cars to the max. But here's a Mother Jones article about a new breed of competitors: "the hypermilers". Read more >

    We glide for over a mile with the engine off, past a gas station, right at a g...
  • Hugging the tree huggers

    Blogpost by tom - 2 March, 2007 at 15:56

    created-by-ilife-s.jpgEvery morning I have a quick browse of the news on Greenpeace and a specific search for news on Greenpeace and Apple to see what's being reported about Green my Apple. Often there's something interesting or amusing but occasionally there's a gem hidde... Read more >

  • Stars & Stinkers

    Blogpost by brianfit - 2 March, 2007 at 11:58

    Darren Barefoot writes:

    We built this little flash game for DeSmogBlog, a site dedicated to 'clearing the PR pollution that clouds the science on climate change'. They're a serious bunch, and we wanted to lighten things up.

    The goal is to sort the celeb... Read more >

  • The crew are free but the ship is not

    Blogpost by Lisa - 28 February, 2007 at 15:49


    The good news is that everyone arrested at Faslane last Friday has been released from jail. More than 20 activists spent 3 days locked up having broken bylaws while blocking the UK's nuclear submarine base for an entire day. The Greenpeace ship Arctic... Read more >

  • The dress rehearsal is over

    Blogpost by nick - 28 February, 2007 at 2:13

    Action at Huntly coal fired power stationYesterday we launched the New Zealand version of the Energy [r]evolution report and man it's sobering reading. The standout quote is perhaps this one: Read more >

    It has been said that the entire history of the environmental movement has been a dress rehearsal for...
  • Nuclear Free for all - beware of Britons bearing radioactive gifts

    Blogpost by brianfit - 27 February, 2007 at 20:21


    Mike, our resident antinuclear Scotsman spotted an interesting bit of news today. Mike is a part of the Rainbow Warrior's Middle East Peace tour: Read more >

    "In the gulf we have the discretion to build what we want" so says Lady Barbara Thomas Judge, head of the...
  • Giving up the car

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 27 February, 2007 at 12:00 1 comment

    Author Iain (M) Banks has given up his car collection, and cut back to a single hybrid vehicle. He gives a brief explanation here. Reading this made me take a moment to reflect on my own experiences with ditching the car.

    About a year ago my wife chang... Read more >

  • The work goes on

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 26 February, 2007 at 11:52

    With the Nisshin Maru seemingly en route back to Japan whaling will probably be dropping out of the headlines in the next few weeks. Meanwhile though the campaign goes on, and as you can see here there's always a lot of interest in the annual meeting ... Read more >

  • Nuclear weapons base blockaded in Scotland

    Blogpost by sunrise - 23 February, 2007 at 12:03 1 comment

    Activisits in dingies at the nuclear weapons submarine base in Faslane, Scotland

    By Rebecca on the Trident: We don't buy it tour

    I’m sitting on the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise. We have a flotilla of smaller Greenpeace inflatable boats at our bow – six inflatables and some canoes - and are steaming towards Faslane nuclear weapons... Read more >

  • Warhol and whales

    Blogpost by Richard - 22 February, 2007 at 15:06

    So today is the 20th anniversary of the death of pop culture artist Andy Warhol. The celebrated artist died unexpectedly on this day in 1987 after undergoing a gall bladder operation. As a tribute to the artist and in keeping with our campaign in the ... Read more >

  • Earth, Fire, Ice...and clingfilm

    Blogpost by Adele - 21 February, 2007 at 18:41

    sean-clingfilm.jpgA shameless plug now for a friend of mine who braved London's Milennium Bridge wrapped in cling film to promote his new campaign against global warming. Earth Fire Ice co-founders Sean Cornwell and Ed Stumpf have set off to compete in temperatures ra... Read more >

  • Three times a loser

    Blogpost by Richard - 21 February, 2007 at 12:43

    For the third time, European Environment Ministers have blocked a European Commission (EC) proposal to force member countries to accept the cultivation of genetically engineered (GE) crops on their soil. This time it was Hungary who was in the firing ... Read more >

  • Bright idea? Australia bans incandescent bulbs

    Blogpost by Adele - 20 February, 2007 at 21:48

    At last something nice to say about Australia and climate (and I'm not talking about the sunny summer that has seen my dad's garden go brown because of water restrictions). Australia has banned incandescent light bulbs as of 2010, and rumours are tha... Read more >

  • The Infinite Loop response that never was

    Blogpost by tom - 20 February, 2007 at 13:58

    ibuzz.jpgFor our Green my Apple campaign I've been watching the online buzz on blogs about the campaign closely. An influential blog on Apple is Infinite Loop.

    Back at the start of January, Infinite Loop ran an article claiming that "EPA information should make... Read more >

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