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Six Renewable Energy Myths, Busted!

Feature story | May 29, 2013 at 13:14

The evidence is in: Renewable energy is viable, reliable, and ready to go – all that’s missing is the political will to kick start an energy revolution in South Africa.

More secrets, more money, less accountability

Feature story | July 29, 2013 at 6:00

In a recent article in the Mail and Guardian it was revealed that President Zuma has taken over as the chairperson of the National Nuclear Energy Coordinating committee.

A Beginner's Guide To Nuclear Power

Feature story | May 17, 2012 at 11:52

Before a nuclear reactor lands on your doorstep, let's start at the very beginning with ten questions to get you clued up on what nuclear power is all about.

Nuclear testing is not a path to security and peace

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid | August 29, 2016

Today marks the  International Day against Nuclear Tests.  Since 1945, more than 2000 nuclear tests have been carried out at more than 60 locations around the globe. Nuclear weapons were designed and tested to be the ultimate doomsday...

Areva’s MOX transport: A Travelling Security Threat

Feature story | March 6, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace demands an immediate stop to all shipments of plutonium Mixed-Oxide (MOX) fuel, following Areva’s announcement today of the largest ever MOX shipment’s route from France to Japan.

Fukushima Fallout

Publication | February 19, 2013 at 9:00

From the beginning of the use of nuclear power to produce electricity 60 years ago, the nuclear industry has been protected from paying the full costs of its failures. Governments have created a system that protects the profits of companies while...

Crisis at Fukushima I/Daiichi and Fukushima II/Daini Plants

Feature story | March 14, 2011 at 8:37

First the earthquake, then the Tsunami, and now a severe nuclear threat: Greenpeace's thoughts are with the Japanese people, hoping that a worst-case scenario will be avoided.

Greenpeace to sue French Nuclear Industry

Feature story | July 31, 2008 at 23:00

Over the last month there have been a catalogue of accidents at the French nuclear site Tricastin-Pierrelatte. We’ve followed all the breaking stories on our new weblog ‘Nuclear Reaction’. Now Greenpeace France has launched two court cases in an...

More Tips for Trevor - let's start a real energy revolution

Feature story | February 16, 2009 at 0:00

Like other South Africans, Saul Margolis of Johannesburg must be happy that Trevor Manual included his "Tips to Trevor" proposal to impose taxes on incandescent light bulbs in his budget speech.

Greenpeace delivers Niger's radioactive waste to the EU

Feature story | October 7, 2010 at 9:34

Today, Greenpeace activists took four radioactive samples to the entrance of the European Parliament in Brussels, as a reminder that there is no solution to nuclear waste - and that the gamble with people's lives has got to stop.

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