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Our weblogs from around the world. Making Waves covers general Greenpeace and environmental news, Nuclear Reaction spotlights the nuclear industry, and from Greenpeace UK, the Energydesk, reporting on Energy and Climate issues.

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Nuclear News for December 26th 2008

Blog entry by Aslihan | 26 December, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Ajc.com: America’s passage of nuclear power Subtle but weighty: President-elect Obama should prepare for the sobering reality that “the football” represents to...

The Nuclear Reaction Awards 2008

Blog entry by Aslihan | 25 December, 2008

Welcome to the inaugural Nuclear Reaction Awards 2008. As the year comes to its close we’d like to recognise those who have help make the nuclear industry the over-subsidised and under-scrutinised joke it is today. Today’s Award:...

Nuclear News for December 25th 2008

Blog entry by Aslihan | 25 December, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Forbes: Some Oklahoma lawmakers look to nuclear energy Some Oklahoma lawmakers are exploring the possibility of developing nuclear power in the state to create...

A Nuclear Christmas Tale*

Blog entry by Justin | 24 December, 2008

Twas the night before Christmas and all through the land Not a creature was stirring, ‘cept Atomic Anne . Her stocking was hung by the cooling towers with care, In hopes that St Nicholas (Sarkozy) soon would be there. When out...

Nuclear News for December 24th 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 24 December, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Asahi.com: EDITORIAL: Hamaoka nuclear plant ‘Chubu Electric Power Co. has decided to retire two old nuclear reactors and build a new state-of-the-art reactor at...

The Nuclear Reaction Christmas competition

Blog entry by Justin | 23 December, 2008

Don’t forget it’s not too late to enter our Christmas competition . Go over to nuclear village idiot Areva’s website, print off the instructions and build yourself your own EPR reactor . To help inspire you, here’s what we came up...

Spinning at Kozloduy

Blog entry by Justin | 23 December, 2008

If you want an example of the spin, cover-up and pure self-denial of the nuclear industry, you could do worse than take a look at this little self-congratulatory announcement from the operators of the Kozloduy nuclear plant in...

Nuclear News for December 23rd 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 23 December, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Capistrano Dispatch: Feds: San Onofre Nuclear Power Station's Backup Batteries Down for Years ‘The San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station will receive additional...

BP wins coveted 'emerald paintbrush' award for worst greenwash of 2008

Blog entry by Jamie | 22 December, 2008 1 comment

I'm reposting this piece from the Greenpeace UK blog by my esteemed colleague Joss. The tension built as the judges deliberated. Then at last the results were were all in and - ta-da! It was time to announce the winner of the first...

Areva’s profits: hubris meets nemesis

Blog entry by Justin | 22 December, 2008

Bad news from our favourite nuclear idiots, French state-controlled nuclear reactor maker Areva when it announced on Friday that its 2008 profits are to take hit . One of the reasons for the fall is the need for ‘an additional...

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