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Greenpeace releases health study of 1986 nuclear accident...Chernobyl death toll...

Press release | April 17, 2006 at 17:00

Greenpeace Canada, 18 Apr 06 - 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 United...

Chernobyl: distorted reality, and unanswered questions

Blog entry by rnieto | April 21, 2011 1 comment

By Iris Cheng - We have just returned after completing an important mission in Ukraine – taking around 70 journalists from 18 countries with us to Chernobyl, nearly 25 years after the nuclear catastrophe . It was one of the...

Shut Down the Pickering Reactors

Press release | April 25, 2006 at 17:00

Greenpeace Canada, 26 Apr 06 - On the 20th anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disaster Greenpeace calls for the closure of Ontario’s nuclear facility by 2010

Chernobyl Report

Publication | April 17, 2006 at 17:00

Twenty years have passed since the worst nuclear reacotr accident in the world occured at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine. The radioactive contamination wich resulted from the explosion and fire in the first few days spread over...

Chernobyl Health Report

Publication | April 17, 2006 at 17:00

The difficult truth about the Chernobyl catastrophe : the worst effects are still to come.

365 reasons to oppose nuclear power

Publication | April 25, 2006 at 17:00

In the beginning was the will to destroy. The main motive in developping nuclear tecnology was to optimise a bomb with a destructive potential wich put everything known before it in the shade.

What have we learned from Chernobyl?

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil | April 26, 2013 2 comments

Today marks the 27 th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident.  It's a day to reflect on all those who must still live with Chernobyl’s radioactive fallout.  It’s also a day when we should ask ourselves what we’ve learned and...

The milk of Chernobyl

Blog entry by Aslihan Tumer | April 21, 2011 1 comment

As a child, I really did not like the milk no matter how much my mother tried to put sugar or chocolate in it. I still don’t  like it much. This was a little issue when I grew up between my mother and me. Today I am a Greenpeace...

Nuclear Safety "Watchdog" Ignoring Darlington's Risks

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil | October 26, 2012 1 comment

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced today it would delay hearings on the future of the Darlington nuclear station because of the “high number of interventions.”   There’s good reason for the public to be concerned...

Lessons Canada needs to learn from Fukushima

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil | February 28, 2012

I visited both the Ukraine and Japan last year.   I saw two countries that have been forever changed by technological hubris.In the Ukraine I met people still coping with Chernobyl’s fallout twenty five years later.  In Japan, I made...

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