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Greenpeace Canada: Renewable Power Blocked by Nuclear in Ontario

Blog entry by Justin | 26 January, 2009

Energy Minister George Smitherman is making another good news announcement today on the government’s support for wind power. What Minister Smitherman won’t mention is that he’s capped the development of green energy to make space for...

Nuclear News for January 27th 2009

Blog entry by Justin | 28 January, 2009

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: International Herald Tribune: Siemens pulls out of nuclear venture with Areva ‘Siemens, the German engineering company, withdrew late Monday from a joint venture...

Code REDD

Blog entry by mikeg | 16 December, 2009 1 comment

Discussions at these climate talks are often in a highly specialized language that some of us like to call “Alphabet Soup” – because it is conducted almost entirely in acronyms. One such cup o’ soup we’ve been hearing a lot about...

The Three "Ands"

Blog entry by mikeg | 16 December, 2009 1 comment

As Jamie reported yesterday, nongovernmental organization (NGO) delegations inside the Bella Center may have been dramatically reduced, but that doesn’t mean they can exclude our voice. We’re running lean, mean operations both inside...

Govs show Indonesian forests the money: 4 billion fund for forest protection

Blog entry by Laura K. | 28 May, 2010 5 comments

Indonesian forests got some love and some money this week. The money came in the form of a 4 billion USD fund contributed to by seven wealthy countries - US, UK, Norway, Germany, Australia, Japan and France - to be used for forest...

A chance to change history

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 14 October, 2010 3 comments

I've arrived in Indonesia - a country at the frontier of deforestation and climate change. Indonesia is the planet's third largest greenhouse gas emitter, largely due to deforestation. Its indigenous communities are losing their...

Papua New Guinea Awarded Golden Chainsaw Award!

Blog entry by Sam Moko | 25 October, 2010 2 comments

Sam Moko (right) presents Federica Bietta, Papua New Guinea's representative to forests and climate negotiations with Greenpeace's "Golden Chainsaw" award in Nagoya, Japan this morning Today I gave Greenpeace’s Golden Chainsaw...

Rainbow Warrior ordered out of Indonesia - rainforest destruction allowed to stay

Blog entry by Rebecca | 25 October, 2010 5 comments

( Watch ' Saving Sumatra' ) Being a part of a Greenpeace ship tour is never boring. Generally, you expect the unexpected, and then you're surprised. But even by ship tour standards, the Rainbow Warrior's recent 'tour' of...

A good REDD deal is a green light for forest protection

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 2 December, 2010 3 comments

See the original on the Huffington Post Orang-utans are victims of forest destruction in the Indonesian rainforests as their habitat is cleared by industries like palm, pulp and paper. Image: Will Rose / Greenpeace The...

As we strive for Zero Deforestation – rates in the Amazon reach a record low

Blog entry by Laura K. | 3 December, 2010

An aerial view of the Cuniua river in the Amazon rainforest. Image: Russel Monk / Greenpeace This week saw a historic moment in the campaign to save the Amazon rainforest: rates of deforestation there have fallen to a record low...

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