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Chinese Power Companies called out

Feature story | 28 July, 2009 at 20:19

Activists at one of Beijing’s dirtiest coal fired power plants are the latest to take action in the global call for an Energy [R]evolution, demanding an end to dirty energy and immediate action on climate change from Heads of State and top power...

Second coal terminal shut down in Australia

Blog entry by Lisa | 5 August, 2009

We've ramped up our action on export coal as leaders meet for the Pacific Islands Forum in Cairns . At 6.30am this morning, Greenpeace activists shut down coal loading at Hay Point Coal Terminal in Mackay, Queensland – one of the...

Activists block Australian coal as leaders abandon the Pacific

Feature story | 6 August, 2009 at 2:00

As activists continue a two day blockade of a coal export terminal in Queensland, Australia, the outcome of the Pacific Islands Forum in nearby Cairns has left Pacific Islanders to fend for themselves against the increasingly devastating effects...

Coal and Uranium: Dangerous Liaisons

Blog entry by Aslihan | 31 August, 2009

What is the link between coal power and nuclear power? I mean - apart from the fact that they are both dirty sources of energy proceeding from fossil fuels that exist in limited amounts on the planet. And also apart from the fact...

World leaders block Arctic coal shipment

Feature story | 2 October, 2009 at 2:00

Angela Merkel, Barack Obama and other world leaders took non-violent direct action today against a coal mine in Svalbard, denouncing the fossil fuel that is powering the meltdown of the Arctic.

Nuclear News: Iran to start final test run of Bushehr nuclear power plant

Blog entry by Justin | 6 October, 2009 1 comment

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Iran to start final test run of Bushehr nuclear power plant ’MOSCOW, October 5 (RIA Novosti) - The final test run of Iran's first nuclear power plant will begin within the next...

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...

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.

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 energy on Blog Action Day

Blog entry by Justin | 15 October, 2009 2 comments

Today is Blog Action Day … First and last, the purpose of Blog Action Day is to create a discussion. We ask bloggers to take a single day out of their schedule and focus it on an important issue. This year’s is on the topic of...

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...

The nuclear waste buried in democracy’s dust

Blog entry by Aslihan | 26 October, 2009

If you’re fortunate to have a government that records its proceedings online, you can gain access to all kinds of fascinating information. It might sound a little dull but trust us, there’s diamonds to be found amongst the dusty...

Climate actions and EU Summit mark the International Week of 'Quit Coal, already!'

Blog entry by laurak | 29 October, 2009

Friday October 30th With our ship the Rainbow Warrior, Spanish activists boarded a coal ship on its way to the coal fired power plant in Alcudia (Mallorca) and demanded their President Zapatero show climate leadership at the EU...

Climate Rescue Station In Thailand

Blog entry by nidhi | 30 October, 2009

Last weekend, Our Thai Solar Generation youth activists started the first stage of "Climate Rescue Station" at Kangkarjarn Riverside Scout Camp in Petchaburee province, Thailand. The rescue station is part of the international Tck Tck...

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 power: rocketing costs, plummeting expectations

Blog entry by Justin | 4 November, 2009 1 comment

Looks like the shockingly poor economics of nuclear energy may have killed two more two more reactor projects, this time in the US… Entergy Corp Chief Executive J. Wayne Leonard said on Tuesday that the company is unlikely to...

US Embassy Gets a Wake Up Call from Greenpeace Youth

Blog entry by abi | 2 December, 2009 3 comments

Hi, I'm Jess from the United States, coming to you live from Copenhagen, a city totally abuzz with anticipation, excitement, and lately - ACTION. Courtesy of the 40 plus Greenpeace youth of over a dozen nations assembled here,...

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...

Youth Voice Day inside Bella Center!

Blog entry by nidhi | 6 January, 2010 1 comment

December 10 2009 - Our three brave climate heroes went to China Delegation Office area to invite Chinese climate ambassador to our Climate Rescue Station. However the ambassador wasn’t there, our heroes’ courage has made them...

Act now - Change the future

Blog entry by Juliette | 13 January, 2010 2 comments

In early December, ads showed up in Copenhagen airport warning world leaders about what would happen if they failed in Copenhagen. Back then, we hoped these ads would prove to be completely false and that a great deal would be agreed...

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