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Germany bans Monsanto's maize

Feature story | 15 April, 2009 at 2:00

We're thrilled with an historic victory against genetically engineered crops. Germany has just announced that it will become the sixth EU country to ban the cultivation of Monsanto’s genetically engineered (GE) maize MON810 - the only GE crop...

Quit coal in Jänschwalde

Image | 22 September, 2009 at 11:00

22 September - Germany. Activists climbing onto a cooling tower of the brown coal power plant Jaenschwalde near Cottbus to hang a banner,"Coal destroys the climate, Mrs. Merkel" Read more in German .

Quote of the day

Blog entry by Justin | 12 January, 2010

‘We should be investing in cheaper, safer, cleaner nuclear…’ - Google’s Energy “Czar” Bill Weihl from the New York Times on January 7, 2010. ‘Investing’ is clearly a typo. Surely Bill Weihl said ‘inventing’? We need to invent...

GE food: COMING SOON!?!?! - to a supermarket near you?

Feature story | 2 March, 2010 at 1:00

Just when we thought the threat to our environment couldn't get any worse after world leaders failed to secure a deal to save the climate in Copenhagen - we're now stunned to discover that the EU Commission is exploiting a 'backdoor' loophole to...

Anti-GE protest at Brandenburg Gate

Image | 3 March, 2010 at 12:48

An organic banquet to protest against GE crops in Germany. The tables are arranged so that the word 'Nein' (No) can be seen from above.

Atomkraft? Nein, Danke! say 150,000 in Germany

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | 2 May, 2010

Nobody does anti-nuclear campaigning quite like they do in Germany. Spectacular and inspiring are the words. (c) Bente Stachowske / Greenpeace Last year 50,000 people took to the streets of Berlin . Last weekend almost...

Nuclear power and coalition government

Blog entry by jmckeati | 12 May, 2010 2 comments

Things have got very interesting for the future of the nuclear ‘renaissance’ in Europe in the last few days. Suddenly, things don’t look so optimistic for the nuclear industry. In Germany on Sunday, Angela Merkel’s coalition...

Nuclear power and democracy don’t mix

Blog entry by jmckeati | 17 May, 2010 2 comments

Remember last week and the German election result that threw into doubt Angel Merkel’s plans to extent the lifetime of the countries nuclear reactors ? Her government no longer controls the upper house Bundesrat or Federal Council. So...

Projection on Emsland Nuclear Plant

Image | 26 August, 2010 at 19:06

30 August 2010 - Germany. ‘Nuclear Power is the wrong path, Mrs. Merkel!’ was the message Greenpeace sent to the German Chancellor by projecting it on the Emsland nuclear power plant. Greenpeace is calling on German Chancellor Angela Merkel not...

Atomkraft ist ein Irrweg, Frau Merkel!

Blog entry by jmckeati | 27 August, 2010

‘Nuclear Power is the wrong path, Mrs. Merkel!’ was the message Greenpeace sent to the German Chancellor yesterday by projecting it on the Emsland nuclear power plant… Greenpeace is calling on German Chancellor Angela Merkel,...

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