Video Q&A: Optimistic, Thom Yorke Comes to Copenhagen to Ask World Leaders to “Get Their Shit Together”

December 17, 2009 by  
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Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke is no tourist in the climate activism world — he’s defended fair trade, campaigned for Friends of the Earth, edited a climate change edition of the Observer , and sought to make Radiohead’s tours low carbon affairs . And now he’s come to Copenhagen, just hours before a possible agreement, determined to find reason for optimism — if not set world leaders straight. When I spoke to him this afternoon, he had recently come out of a mee..

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Britain to Build More Nuclear Power Plants – And Despoil the Namibian Desert in the Process

November 9, 2009 by  
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photo: Geof Wilson via flickr. As part of new proposed low-carbon energy proposals, UK energy secretary Ed Miliband has outlined plans to build a fleet of new nuclear power plants . But as outlined in The Observer , the hidden costs of fueling those power plants include despoiling the Namibian desert, not to mention a gigantic coal plant to power uranium extraction:…

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