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Will Cabinet blindly follow Minister Peter’s foolish obsession with nuclear?

Blog entry by Monica Davies and Rianne Teule | October 19, 2011

Last week, the Mail & Guardian highlighted the potential international battle for the R1 trillion that could be invested in these new nuclear reactors . This prompted Greenpeace Africa, to once again speak out against the lunacy...

Marking One Year Since Fukushima at Universities across South Africa

Feature story | February 15, 2012 at 11:13

This March will mark one year since the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan. A year on, people are still suffering the effects of this catastrophe, proving that governments and the nuclear industry have not been honest about the risks of...

Nuclear Barrels in Cape Town!

Feature story | March 4, 2012 at 20:15

Activists from Greenpeace Africa have placed look-a-like radioactive barrels on a Three Anchors Bay beach in Sea Point, Cape Town to highlight the risks and true costs associated with nuclear power. Through the simulated radioactive pollution,...

Lessons From Fukushima

Feature story | March 4, 2012 at 20:57

It has been almost 12 months since the Fukushima nuclear disaster began. Although the Great East Japan earthquake and the following tsunami triggered it, the key causes of the nuclear accident lie in the institutional failures of political...

54 reactors down: Japan breaks free of nuclear power

Blog entry by Justin McKeating, Greenpeace International | May 10, 2012

With last Saturday's shutdown of Japan’s Tomari nuclear power plant the country will be free from nuclear power for the first time since 1966. Can it seize this historic opportunity? Here at Greenpeace we believe it can. All of...

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.

Sounding the Anti-Nuclear Drumbeat in Sandton: Inside the IDC Conference

Blog entry by Monica Davies | May 31, 2012

This week, while my activist colleagues sounded the anti-nuclear drumbeat in Sandton , I had to put on my game face and go inside the IDC to listen to the very pro-nuclear stance we were protesting. For an anti-nuclear person,...

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...

Remember Fukushima

Blog entry by Rianne Teule | March 11, 2013

I remember the oppressive feeling around my heart when the first news came about the earthquake and tsunami that hit the Japan coast, including several nuclear power plants, on 11 March 2011. Half a day later it was clear that this...

"Not Another Fukushima"

Blog entry by Gift Gerald Moyo, Greenpeace Africa volunteer | March 12, 2013

“Not Another Fukushima” is what was written on the placard I was carrying, standing in the blistering cold on Empire road Johannesburg. 'Why?' is a question you might ask, and I would too. The answer dates back to 11 March 2011 when...

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