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Greenpeace Statement on the Japanese Government’s Decision to Close the Hamaoka...

Press release | May 6, 2011 at 12:40

Tokyo, Japan, 6 May, 2011 - “Greenpeace welcomes Prime Minister Kan’s request to close Hamaoka, one of the most dangerous nuclear reactors in Japan,” said Junichi Sato, Greenpeace Japan Executive Director. “This is the first time a Prime Minister...

Don’t Re-open Radioactive Schools!

Feature story | August 29, 2011 at 8:12

Today we are calling on Japan’s incoming Prime Minister to delay the September 1st opening of schools in Fukushima City, after our radiation monitoring team found dose rates exceeding international safety standards.

TEPCO Admits Full Meltdown

Feature story | May 16, 2011 at 13:55

Greenpeace today criticised TEPCO and the Japanese government for continuing to downplay the seriousness of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear crisis. Yesterday TEPCO admitted that a partial meltdown of the reactor 1 core at the Fukushima Daiichi...

Nuclear Energy isn't Needed

Feature story | March 23, 2011 at 8:11

Greenpeace Executive Director Kumi Naidoo wrote the following opinion piece for the New York Times/International Herald Tribune.

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 ...

The Milk of Chernobyl

Blog entry by Aslihan Tumer | April 18, 2011

As a child, I really didn't like milk. No matter how much my mother tried to add sugar or chocolate to it, I didn't want any. I still don’t like it much — something I can't help thinking about as I come to a remote village in the...

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...

Update: Fire Burns at Reactor 3 and Food Contamination Concerns Rise

Blog entry by Jess Miller | March 22, 2011

The Fukushima/Daiichi nuclear crisis continues, marked by confusion and a lack of information and transparency. Today, our team of nuclear experts and monitors followed reports of grey smoke coming out of the spent fuel pool of...

Another Rough Day in Japan

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | March 14, 2011

These past days have been hard for everyone in Japan, and the drama continued through these last 24 hours. The explosion at a second stricken reactor, Fukushima 1 (unit 3), was not entirely a surprise. Officials had warned of the...

Fukushima update: Not yet in the clear

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | March 18, 2011

Overall, with possible exception of spent fuel pool of reactor #3, the status of all facilities is very similar to yesterday, which is a bad thing. Major uncertainty relates to amount of radiation already being released to air and...

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