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Nuclear Crisis in Japan Worsens and Effects Depend on Wind

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | March 15, 2011

Record high levels of radiation have now been found near the Fukushima 1, nuclear facility following explosions at its number 1, 2, 3 and 4 units. And radiation 9 times the background levels have been found near Tokyo. A critical ...

Nuclear Power – Why Not?

Blog entry by Dr. Rianne Teule | January 13, 2011

The most common question asked when I’m at a party and someone finds out I work for Greenpeace is: “What about nuclear energy?” Most people don’t want to know about blocking whaling ships in an inflatable, or whether I recently...

Nuclear Delusions

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | July 8, 2011

Deep Green is Rex Weyler's monthly column, reflecting on the roots of activism, environmentalism, and Greenpeace's past, present, and future. The opinions here are his own. Why nuclear power is not a solution to our energy...

Putting the Energy [R]evolution into Practice

Blog entry by Melita Steele | June 1, 2011

Last week Greenpeace Africa launched our Advanced Energy [R]evolution report – a critical (but not particularly flashy) component of our climate and energy campaign in South Africa. The report basically lays the foundation for our...

Nuclear is not the Answer: Earthlife Africa Protest outside Eskom Buildings, JHB

Blog entry by Michael Baillie | March 17, 2011

I just got back from a very exciting (and loud) protest outside the Eskom buildings in central Johannesburg. The protest, organised by Earthlife Africa , comes as the South African government is in the process of planning how the...

AREVA confirms Greenpeace’s alarming radiation findings in Niger

Blog entry by elaine.hill | January 6, 2010

It’s just over a month since Greenpeace announced it had found high radiation contamination levels in the streets of Akokan close to French nuclear company AREVA’s uranium mines in Niger . Today, we’re able...

What is an Energy [R]evolution?

Blog entry by Michael Baillie, Melita Steele | May 25, 2011

'The Advanced Energy [R]evolution' is a detailed and practical blueprint for cutting carbon emissions, replacing fossil fuels and nuclear power with renewable energy, and growing the economy. It is one of the most comprehensive...

Nuclear: a phone call away?

Blog entry by Michael Baillie | January 28, 2011

The good news is that senior energy department officials have been facing pressure from MPs to cut South Africa's dependence on coal. The bad news is that a few MPs seem to think that nuclear energy can help to move beyond coal power.

A Week Aboard the Esperanza

Blog entry by Melita Steele | March 4, 2011

Last week I was lucky enough to join the Esperanza (the largest vessel in the Greenpeace fleet) for just over 7 days. Most of the crew spend months at a time aboard the ship, so I really only got a taste of what life on the Esperanza...

Video Q 'n A: The Fukushima Nulclear Crisis

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | March 19, 2011

In the midst of all that's going on in Japan, we managed to sit one of our (extremely busy) nuclear issue experts down and ask him a few of the top questions people have been asking.  If you don't find the answer you're looking for...

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