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Don't Nuke the Climate: WISE fleet against False Solutions

The climate crisis is the defining issue of our time. It poses an existential threat to life on Earth in a manner civilization never before has faced. Immediate action is necessary to slash climate-changing emissions in all sectors of society. On September 21, 2014, WISE organised a 'Floating Climate March' against 'False Solutions': Don't Nuke the Climate!  With a fleet of 8 boats and 135 people we 'marched' through the Amsterdam Canals, at the end joining the big Amsterdam event.

Ecodefense "foreign agent" case and lawsuit

(July 31, 2014) As we described in our website article on 17th June 2014, The Russian government has declared the well-known environmental organization Ecodefense a foreign agent for resisting the construction of a nuclear power plant near Kaliningrad. Recently, Russian authorities officially declared four leading human rights organizations and the environmental organization Ecodefense foreign agents and included them into a list of foreign agent organizations before court decisions were taken. Here is an update on the situation and how Ecodefense reacted:

Ecodefense accused of being a 'foreign agent'

(June 17, 2014) The Russian government has declared the well-known environmental organization Ecodefense a “foreign agent" for resisting the construction of nuclear power plant near Kaliningrad. This perfectly fits in the campaign of the Russian government against independent and critical NGO's in general. What helps is to spread the word and show your solidarity with the struggle of Ecodefensie against nuclear power in their country.

EPA carbon rule offers misguided subsidies for uneconomic, aging and dangerous nuclear reactors

(June 2, 2014) The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rules on carbon reductions from existing power plants released today would encourage states to provide ratepayer subsidies for continued operation of nuclear reactors that cannot compete economically in the current electricity marketplace. Six nuclear reactors have either closed permanently or announced their planned early shutdown (San Onofre-1 & 2, Crystal River, Kewaunee, Vermont Yankee, Oyster Creek) and a dozen or more other reactors have been widely reported to be operating close to or at a financial loss.