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Peace and Disarmament

Topic | 20 April, 2007 at 15:35

Make no mistake; nuclear weapons are a problem today. There are approximately 30,000 nuclear weapons in the world, belonging to nine countries.

Publications

Topic | 14 April, 2010 at 2:00

Messages of Support for Japan

Topic | 1 March, 2012 at 14:00

What happened in Fukushima can happen anywhere. This is a problem that affects all of the world, not just Japan, and we need to stop nukes now.

Messages of Support for Japan

Topic | 1 March, 2012 at 14:00

What happened in Fukushima can happen anywhere. This is a problem that affects all of the world, not just Japan, and we need to stop nukes now.

Japan nuclear regulator approves first TEPCO reactors since Fukushima disaster

Press release | 4 October, 2017 at 6:30

Tokyo, 4 October 2017 - Japan’s nuclear regulator today granted preliminary safety approval for two Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) reactors at the Kashiwazaki Kariwa nuclear plant despite widespread public opposition. These are the first...

Fukushima disaster

Topic | 7 March, 2012 at 10:56

The Fukushima nuclear disaster forced 150,000 to flee. A year later, radioactive contamination still keeps them from their homes. Send a message of support to the people of Japan.

Tweet for research

Topic | 29 April, 2011 at 13:17

The Japanese Government is blocking us from carrying out radiation monitoring within the country's 12 mile territorial waters. Tell Japan's Prime Minister that independent monitoring of radioactive ocean pollution is in everyone's best interest.

IEA’s energy outlook on renewables “absurdly pessimistic” - Greenpeace

Press release | 14 November, 2017 at 1:33

Hong Kong, 14 November 2017 - The International Energy Agency (IEA) today released its annual World Energy Outlook 2017 - a set of scenarios for global energy consumption and production which has a long history of dramatically underestimating...

Campaign reports

Background | 1 January, 2014 at 16:30

The issues we report on

Victory: Cogema guilty

Feature story | 14 April, 2005 at 2:00

After four years of appeals, the La Hague nuclear plant can now truly be called a nuclear dump - and an illegal one at that. French energy giant Cogema has been ordered to sort out their spent nuclear fuel rods, or end up paying Greenpeace 1500...

Terror targets exposed

Feature story | 3 March, 2004 at 1:00

A standard commercial truck with a shipment of reactor-grade plutonium approaches the Versailles tunnel, 15 km (10 miles) outside Paris. The driver, who makes the North-South run every ten days, sees nothing unusual as two tanker trucks carrying...

Nuclear

Background | 20 April, 2010 at 16:40

Here you can find the reports related to our Nuclear campaign.

Accidents

Topic | 27 June, 2006 at 12:14

Lessons from Fukushima

Publication | 28 February, 2012 at 3:00

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...

Nuclear Scars

Publication | 9 March, 2016 at 8:00

It is 30 years since the beginning of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. It is also five years since the Fukushima disaster began. To mark these anniversaries, Greenpeace has commissioned substantial reviews of scientific studies examining the...

Stop radioactive investment!

Topic | 20 October, 2010 at 0:27

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E-mail BNP Paribas about their radioactive investments today!

Chernobyl status report reveals a catalogue of failures and ongoing nuclear risks

Press release | 14 April, 2016 at 16:19

Hamburg, 14 April 2016 – Thirty years after the world’s worst nuclear disaster efforts to manage the damaged Chernobyl reactor are still in preliminary stages, leaving local people, visitors and wildlife at risk. These are the findings of a new...

French nuclear energy group, Areva: anomalies and suspected falsifications

Press release | 16 June, 2016 at 13:54

Paris, 16 June 2016 – A briefing on anomalies and suspected falsifications by Areva based on findings at the group’s Creusot Forge site was today published by Greenpeace France.[1] The briefing also presents a non-exhaustive list of nuclear power...

Greenpeace calls for improved and coherent evacuation and radioactivity protection...

Press release | 20 March, 2011 at 17:05

Tokyo, 20 March 2011 -- As the Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan entered its second week and levels of radioactive contamination continue to grow, the international environmental organization Greenpeace, along with the Japanese group Citizens...

Shadowlands

Publication | 20 February, 2012 at 0:00

On 11 March 2011 the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in Japan changed forever. An earthquake and tsunami destroyed towns and villages on the northeast coast. Some 20,000 people died. Greenpeace visited people affected by the Fukushima...

Nuclear Weapons Free Zones

Background | 18 April, 2006 at 12:08

Country by country, region by region, Greenpeace's goal is a nuclear free world. Over 100 countries are already part of Nuclear Weapon Free Zones and indeed most of the Southern Hemisphere are covered by Nuclear Weapons Free Zones (NWFZ).

Greenpeace new study reveals death toll of Chernobyl enormously underestimated

Press release | 18 April, 2006 at 2:00

A new Greenpeace report, with input from 52 scientists from around the world, reveals that official estimates of the health impact from the Chernobyl catastrophe have been hugely under estimated by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). (1)

Greenpeace Blockade of Russian Bound Nuclear Waste Ship Ends

Press release | 1 December, 2005 at 1:00

After a ten hour protest, French ‘RAID’ special security police have removed twenty Greenpeace activists from a dockside crane and the Russian nuclear freighter, Kapitan Kuroptechev, in the northern French port of le Havre. The activists...

Citizens inspection arrests

Press release | 16 April, 2005 at 2:00

A massive police presence greeted inspectors from Greenpeace and Bombspotting at NATO-HQ, SHAPE and Kleine Brogel airbase. Greenpeace activists from the six NATO countries currently hosting the 480 nuclear weapons based in Europe: Italy, Germany...

RADIOACTIVE BARREL SWAP IN IRAQ

Press release | 28 June, 2003 at 2:00

 

Nuclear Waste Trains

Feature story | 21 July, 2006 at 2:00

Unless you live near a Sellafield or a Dungeness, the dangers of radioactive waste probably seem a world away. They're not.

Radioactive Champagne in our future?

Feature story | 30 May, 2006 at 2:00

Ahhh, a fine Champagne. A delicate nose. Full body. Great colour. And that indescribable sensation when you raise your glass of having your tongue tickled by .... TRITIUM???

Nukes out of NATO

Feature story | 28 June, 2004 at 2:00

The NATO summit and its attendant world leaders rolled into Istanbul this week. While the rhetoric is of peace, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's (NATO) version includes a constant nuclear threat. We are highlighting the military...

Euratom's specter of expanded nuclear power

Feature story | 5 November, 2002 at 1:00

A major new EU proposal could be used to try to breathe new life into a nuclear industry that cannot die soon enough. Springing from an outdated relic of a treaty, Euratom, the proposal is an attempt to create a "survival package" for the...

Japan still doesn't get it: it is time to go nuclear free for good

Blog entry by Brian Blomme | 27 February, 2014 5 comments

Japan has released a first draft of a new energy policy that surprisingly, given the Fukushima disaster, still sees a future for nuclear in the country's energy mix. The plan also calls for an increase in renewables, but the call for...

Compelling stories of shameful treatment of Fukushima victims

Blog entry by Brian Blomme | 21 February, 2014 1 comment

When most of us think of the ongoing Fukushima nuclear disaster we think about leaks of contaminated water, criminal gangs hiring ill-trained workers to work on cleaning up radioactive materials on the site, ice-dams to stop water...

7 incredible projects that could save Japan from another nuclear disaster

Blog entry by Ai Kashiwagi | 9 March, 2016 2 comments

The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster exposed the myth of safe and cheap nuclear power. It's no wonder those most impacted are choosing 100% renewable energy. About a year after Japan's 2011 nuclear disaster, Fukushima Prefecture...

The next Fukushima nuclear disaster is waiting to happen

Blog entry by Jan Beránek | 5 March, 2012 42 comments

Greenpeace activists in 19 countries took action today to remind their governments that the next Fukushima disaster will be their fault. The nuclear disaster at Fukushima has shown us once again that nuclear reactors are...

Japan’s nuclear watchdog isn’t policing its own safety standards

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 14 December, 2015

A watchdog that isn’t watching is no watchdog at all. It emerged last week that Japan’s nuclear watchdog, the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) is failing to conduct adequate safety checks at the country’s nuclear reactors.

Nuclear security: power plants are poorly protected against malicious acts

Blog entry by Mehdi Leman | 10 October, 2017 2 comments

The nuclear power plants around us are “ The Sword of Damocles ” over our heads. A new report by independent experts, submitted to authorities in France, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and Luxembourg, questions security at French and...

The latest World Nuclear Industry Status Report: more bad news for nuclear power,...

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 30 July, 2014 28 comments

"The nuclear share in the world’s power generation declined steadily from a historic peak of 17.6 percent in 1996 to 10.8 percent in 2013."  The sun is setting on nuclear power This year’s numbers for the nuclear industry are...

Ageing nuclear reactors – risky stumbling block for Europe's energy transition

Blog entry by Jan Haverkamp | 5 March, 2014 14 comments

Why the 'right to decide on the national energy mix' doesn't help national mix issues in reality, or why European leaders should support ambitious and binding EU wide and national targets for renewables and efficiency. Too...

Lockheed Martin’s compact nuclear reactor? Yet more fusion fantasy!

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 24 October, 2014 22 comments

Clean, abundant, sustainable and commercially viable energy from nuclear fusion is the stuff of science fiction. Lockheed Martin's announcement this week that it plans to produce a fusion reactor that will fit on the back of a truck in...

French Nuclear Madness won’t save the climate

Press release | 16 November, 2009 at 16:05

Today six activists from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise boarded the cargo ship Happy Ranger in the Fehmarn Belt between Denmark and Germany. The activists are carrying banners reading “Nuclear Madness, made in France”. The ship is carrying...

US Department of Energy plutonium export license application

Publication | 1 October, 2003 at 2:00

Russia's Nuclear Power Industry, Secrets of the Well-Known

Publication | 10 September, 2003 at 2:00

A compilation of official documents extracts from the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Atomic Power. The compendium brings to light the social, economic and political aspects of the operations of the Russian Federation's Ministry for Atomic...

ECONOMIE DES MODELES EUROPEENS DE GESTION DES PROVISIONS POUR DEMANTELEMENT DES...

Publication | 22 April, 2003 at 2:00

This report is about decommissioning funds for NPP (french)

Don't forget

Background | 21 February, 2014 at 8:00

It is now three years since the Fukushima nuclear disaster began in March 2011. Here are the stories of five of the victims who have struggled over these three long years to rebuild their lives.

The EPR nuclear reactor

Publication | 6 February, 2012 at 16:57

An update of the 2008 Greenpeace International briefing on the EPR reactor. We have added some of the many new design and construction errors and the economic setbacks the EPR has run into. We also include more information on the tremendous gains...

Beyond Nuclear

Publication | 6 February, 2013 at 1:30

After decades of market dominance, high profitability and the creation of strong shareholder value, Japan's nuclear utilities have seen their fortunes turn in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

High radiation risks in Fukushima village as government prepares to lift evacuation...

Press release | 21 February, 2017 at 6:35

Tokyo, 21 February 2017 - The Japanese government will soon lift evacuation orders for 6,000 citizens of iitate village in Fukushima prefecture where radiation levels in nearby forests are comparable to the current levels within the Chernobyl...

Fukushima resettlement policy violates international human rights commitments and...

Press release | 7 March, 2017 at 7:45

Tokyo, 7 March 2017 – Japan’s policy to resettle residents to heavily contaminated areas in Fukushima is in contravention of Japanese law and multiple international human rights treaties. Greenpeace Japan and Human Rights Now detailed today...

Resettlement in contaminated areas steamrolls ahead as residents mark Fukushima...

Press release | 11 March, 2017 at 11:35

Tokyo, 11 March 2017 - Greenpeace today commemorates the more than 15,000 people who died six years ago in the Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami, and the tens of thousands of survivors of the ongoing Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.

Westinghouse bankruptcy underscores meltdown of the global nuclear industry - Greenpeace

Press release | 29 March, 2017 at 7:37

Tokyo, 29 March 2017 – The board of Westinghouse’s parent company, Toshiba, today approved the filing of Chapter 11 bankruptcy for its drowning U.S. company – a defining moment in the decades-long downward spiral of the global nuclear power industry.

Greenpeace International responds to nuclear tension between US and North Korea

Press release | 9 August, 2017 at 18:23

In response to the escalating rhetoric and tension between the US and North Korea, Greenpeace International Executive Director Bunny McDiarmid said:

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