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Happy Birthday, Facebook!

Blog entry by Jodie Van Horn | 4 February, 2011 1 comment

According to its own page , Facebook is celebrating its 7th birthday today. Seven years-old! Isn't that, like, half the age of Facebook's founder? Just teasing, Mark. Facebook's stats page gives us an idea of just how far the...

Action at Asheville Power Station in US

Image | 17 February, 2012 at 18:20

Greenpeace activists hang a banner on a polluting smoke stack and secure themselves to the coal loader and conveyers at Asheville Power Station, Arden, North Carolina, US. The Progress Energy owned Asheville Power Station uses the most...

Anti-Coal Protests in Pak Phanang

Image | 10 April, 2012 at 11:45

The Network of Pak Pang River Basin marches to call for a stop of Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) dirty coal-fired power plant project. Greenpeace stands in solidarity with the people's movement, calling on the Thai government...

Coal Demons at ADB Manila

Image | 7 June, 2012 at 13:59

Dozens of 'coal demons' dance to drum beats in front of the Asia Development Bank (ADB) in Metro Manila, during the second day of the bank's 7th Annual Clean Energy meeting, carrying the message 'Dirty Coal: More Fun In The Philippines; Thanks To...

Facebook hits 500 million mark

Blog entry by dkramb | 22 July, 2010 3 comments

It’s official: an eye-watering 500 million people are now using Facebook. But as the social networking site celebrates this latest milestone, another one is in the making: almost half a million of its users have joined one of our...

Time for Greece to give up its dirty habit

Blog entry by Jess | 2 October, 2008 1 comment

Greenpeace activists used 200 floating crosses to symbolise the threat of the a new coal fired power plant to the already endangered Gulf of Korinth. The protest around the Antikyra Bay village is part of the Quit Coal tour. ...

In coal hell

Blog entry by Mareike | 15 July, 2008 1 comment

I was standing at the bow of the Rainbow Warrior filming. I could hear my heart beating. The first daylight made its way through the clouds and the nose of a tug boat was only meters away from my lens. We will hit it, I thought. ...

The answer my friend is blowing in the wind

Blog entry by Mareike | 7 July, 2008 3 comments

Although this song reminds me of dreamy hippies, here in Southern Thailand it is reality. The Rainbow Warrior has arrived in Thailand and was greeted by traditional Thai dancers. My heart beat faster when the ship came into port. I...

In the eye of the storm – or the effects of burning coal

Blog entry by Mareike | 24 June, 2008 5 comments

What an end to our Quit Coal ship tour in the Philippines… After talking about the effects of Climate Change on the Philippines for several weeks, I experienced them first hand with “Frank” or internationally better known as Typhoon...

From the climate defenders camp to the the funders of coal

Blog entry by Mareike | 18 June, 2008 1 comment

Sorry but my last entry didn’t show up on the website (internet doesn't always work on the ship). So I give you again an overview of the last days. When the sun rose on Monday morning I climbed into one of the inflatables from the...

Facing the pro coal villagers

Blog entry by Mareike | 15 June, 2008 4 comments

Have you ever been surrounded by 20 people shouting at you in a language you don’t understand? Quite scary. Yesterday in the early hours of the evening the pro coal chief of the village next to our camp had organized his relatives to...

Climate activists locked up for weekend

Blog entry by Jo Kuper | 12 October, 2007

The world really is a messed up place sometimes. Today, six Greenpeace climate activists in India were denied bail; they are spending the weekend in jail. The ruling happened at pretty much the same time as Al Gore and the IPCC jointly...

Nuclear News: Moscow Will Fund Bulgarian Power Plant

Blog entry by Justin | 14 December, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Moscow Will Fund Bulgarian Power Plant ‘Moscow is prepared to fund most of the construction of a 4 billion euro ($6 billion) nuclear power plant at Belene in Bulgaria, Energy...

Nuclear News: Toxic waste trickles toward New Mexico's water sources

Blog entry by Justin | 2 November, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Toxic waste trickles toward New Mexico's water sources ‘Radioactive debris has been found in canyons that drain into the Rio Grande, but officials at the Los Alamos National...

Nuclear waste dumping: the historical precedents aren’t good

Blog entry by Justin | 20 October, 2009

The UK government is to allow nuclear reactor operators to dump low level nuclear waste in ordinary refuse landfill sites accessible by the public . The move comes as part of an attempt to reduce the massive costs of decommissioning...

Nuclear News: Environmental campaigners say Scotland turning into the world’s...

Blog entry by Justin | 12 October, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Environmental campaigners have accused the SNP of turning Scotland into the world’s ‘nuclear dustbin’. ’The allegations come as the Sunday Herald today uncovers how more than 600...

Nuclear News: Berlin warns nuclear industry

Blog entry by Justin | 7 October, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Berlin warns nuclear industry ’BERLIN, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- The German nuclear industry is expecting a revival for their power source, but not so fast, warns the new German government.

The state of debate in Slovakia‘s nuclear paradise

Blog entry by Justin | 6 October, 2009

Slovakia is a country that claims some of the highest popularity for its nuclear power plants in Europe. That‘s certainly true among its political leaders, who are such dedicated fans of nuclear reactors that they are ready to break...

Greenpeace UK: Government knocks the wind out of renewables

Blog entry by Justin | 29 April, 2009 1 comment

Two breaking stories this morning neatly illustrate the flawed logic which still lurks at the heart of UK energy policy. First up is that German energy utility RWE's bid to build a new nuclear plant near Kirksanton in Cumbria will mean...

Nuclear energy news for October 20 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 20 October, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: AFP: China to help Pakistan build two more nuclear plants ‘Energy-hungry Pakistan said on Saturday that China had agreed to help it build two more nuclear power...

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