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  • Tokyo Two trial remixed by right-wing manga spin

    Blogpost by nick - February 22, 2010 at 8:00 1 comment

    MangaA right-wing publication in Japan has made a manga cartoon of the Tokyo Two trial with their own twist on the proceedings - clearly taking the side of the whaling industry.

    This defensive spin is something we always take as a good sign because when w... Read more >

  • Bill Gates says ZERO emissions by 2050

    Blogpost by nick - February 19, 2010 at 8:54 1 comment

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    Bill Gates calls for zero carbon emissions by 2050. Photo: Nancy Duarte.

    Bill Gates, when asked to give "the talk of his life - in 18 minutes" at the TED Talks conference last week, set a startling precedent for business leaders, choosing energy an... Read more >

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Junior once said

    “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter”

    After acting on this fundamental principle, Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, now known as the Tokyo 2, currently risk their freedom for s... Read more >

  • No Scandal behind these gates

    Blogpost by Nick Young - February 8, 2010 at 9:43

    Since December there has been a glut of stories challenging the science of climate change as represented by the IPCC. Should we be concerned? Only about climate change.

    Lately there’s been a rash of stories all ending with the word “gate” and all ques... Read more >

  • Target deadline COP-out

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - February 2, 2010 at 14:12

    As deadlines of global significance go, it was pretty…underwhelming. Sunday (January 31st) was the date by which countries were asked to declare whether they were putting their eggs in the Copenhagen Accord basket, and specify their 2020 emission redu... Read more >

  • My farewell blog

    Blogpost by Gareth Hughes - January 29, 2010 at 9:55

    This is my last day working at Greenpeace so I thought I’d write up a few thoughts on Sign On. Apologies in advance, this blog is really long, but hey this is a pretty BIG campaign. For those who don’t know me, I’ve been  the Sign On “mobilisation” ca... Read more >

  • 2010

    Blogpost by Nick Young - January 25, 2010 at 15:03

    At the beginning of 2009, faced with a climate in crisis, a Government not taking it seriously and the huge opportunity that the Copenhagen summit presented, we decided it was time to get a lot of people to step up and say yes, we want action on clima... Read more >

  • A moving video from Copenhagen

    Blogpost by Nick Young - January 22, 2010 at 17:13

    As the dust settles after Copenhagen, despite the disappointment we all feel at such a wasted opportunity, there is much to give hope.

    In the video below Tom Smith, a twenty-year old member of the UKYCC delegation that went to the climate summit, walk... Read more >

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