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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...

From Chernobyl to Fukushima: A Campaigner's Journey

Video | October 1, 2011 at 15:24

2011 marks the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident. Earlier this year, as the world anxiously watched the Japanese nuclear disaster unfold, Ontario was forging full speed ahead with its plans to develop two new reactors at the...

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...

Around the world against nuclear energy

Image gallery | April 29, 2011

Fukushima calls for humility not bravado

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil, Nuclear Analyst, Greenpeace | March 17, 2011

In the light of what we’re witnessing in Fukushima now is time for humility. It’s disappointing to see the Canadian nuclear industry responding with, well, bravado.   Ontario’s union of nuclear engineers is holding a press...

Shadowlands Photo Exhibit

Image gallery | March 2, 2012

The nuclear industry doesn't trust itself...Why should we?

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | November 18, 2009

Why should we trust the nuclear industry when it doesn’t trust itself? That’s the underlining question of a Greenpeace report released this week. The Harper government has tabled the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act in...

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