Top News: Workers enter the number one reactor building at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant; Greenpeace continues its radioactive testing and Indonesia joins the fight against illegal logging.

© Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert / Greenpeace


#Osamadeath: President Obama says the release of the photos of the dead Osama Bin Laden, pose a risk US national security so they will not be released.

#Forests: Indonesia will supply the EU with independently certified wood and paper products from 2013, in an attempt to fight its illegal timber industry.

#Nukes: Workers entered the No. 1 nuclear reactor building at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant for the first time since the complex was damaged when the earthquake and tsunami hit. And found what?

#Nukes: Greenpeace’s radioactive test of seawater continues as TEPCO continues to dump radioactive water into the sea. Follow the rainbow warrior crew’s blogs.

# Nukes/stresstest: Greenpeace calls for stronger requirements for stress tests of European nuclear plants. Apparently, the safety tests currently in place will be less severe than expected and won’t include emergency power supply or cooling in the event of terrorist attacks or operator errors.

# Renewables: A UN report released on Wednesday shows that Renewable energies such as wind or solar power are set to surge by 2050, and expected advances in technology will bring significant cost cuts (told you so…)

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