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Greenpeace, KFEM call for shutdown of 33-year old Kori nuclear reactor

Press release | 2011-06-17 at 16:39

Greenpeace and the Korean Federation for Environmental Movement (KFEM) today called for the immediate closure of Korea's oldest nuclear reactor, the Kori 1, citing citizen concerns about its safety. The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior sailed...

Greenpeace: Strong Policies Needed to Fulfill Wind and Solar Potential

Press release | 2011-06-16 at 16:05

China can continue to lead the global wind power sector if it has the support of favourable renewable energy policies as part of the 12th Five-Year Plan, said Greenpeace and the Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association (CREIA) today in a...

Rainbow Warrior crew and local community unfold banners at Yeongwang nuke plant

Press release | 2011-06-14 at 21:00

Crew from the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior joined the Korean Federation for Environmental Movement and Yeongwang residents in unfolding banners calling for increased nuclear safety and eventually the phase out of nuclear energy in Korea.

Statement from Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo at Tokyo Press...

Press release | 2011-06-09 at 16:45

Greenpeace International Executive Director Dr Kumi Naidoo today unveiled a sample of contaminated soil (1) from a Fukushima playground at a Tokyo press conference, criticising the Japanese government’s response to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear...

Greenpeace: Korea should avoid nuclear nightmare

Press release | 2011-06-07 at 14:00

Incheon — Greenpeace today said Korea can avoid facing the nuclear nightmare that hit neighboring Japan if the country starts revolutionizing its energy resources towards clean renewable energy.

Excessive ‘Gender-Bending’ Chemicals Found in Plastic ‘Toxic Toys’

Press release | 2011-05-18 at 15:01

Beijing - Greenpeace has found high levels of phthalates banned by the EU and the US in children’s products and toys made from vinyl plastic (also called polyvinyl chloride, or PVC) on the Chinese market. Phthalates are plastic softeners widely...

Greenpeace Calls for CLP Shareholders to Reject “High Risk, No Gain” Nuclear

Press release | 2011-05-12 at 14:46

Greenpeace set up a ‘gambling table’ with the message “Nuclear Energy: High Risk, No Gain” at the China Light and Power shareholders meeting today at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The group condemns the electricity company’s reckless...

Over 460 citizens joined Greenpeace rally to demand the government drop nuclear...

Press release | 2011-04-25 at 8:00

Around 460 citizens joined a Greenpeace rally today to demand that the Hong Kong SAR government immediately stop their plan to expand nuclear by 2020.

Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior to conduct radiation monitoring of sea life in Japan

Press release | 2011-04-21 at 8:00

Greenpeace today announced that its flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, has departed Taiwan for Japan to conduct contamination tests on seawater and marine life in the area surrounding the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

Children and Infants in China at Risk of Eating Food Contaminated by Illegal GE Rice

Press release | 2011-04-20 at 13:10

Greenpeace testing has found illegal genetically engineered (GE) rice in baby formulas and dried noodles, as well as rice purchased from restaurants near schools in Hubei province. Illegal GE rice was present in samples collected from Beijing,...

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