Magazine / March 2012

The world stands up and says "no" to nuclear

Fukushima anniversary action in Russia

Fukushima anniversary action in Russia

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Greenpeace activists in 19 countries took action 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 fundamentally unsafe. That's why Greenpeace activists staged flash mobs, hung banners on prominent buildings, held events in public squares and at busy intersections and delivered messages to governments.

Photo Gallery Anti-nuclear actions

From around the globe

Global action against nuclear energy

Activists from Greenpeace Africa simulate nuclear pollution on the beach in Sea Point, Cape Town as part of the launch of its nuclear campaign for 2012. The simulated nuclear pollution exercise seeks to increase public interest around nuclear energy. 18 other countries held similar actions, sending a clear message to their respective governments that nuclear energy isn't safe.

 

From the heart of Hong Kong

Nuclear alert, Hong Kong

To mark the anniversary of Fukushima Greenpeace Hong Kong activists projected a huge nuclear alert on the building. It was a clear message to the government that nuclear disaster is a real possibility for Hong Kong. We're asking the government to prepare an energy policy which can phase out nuclear power and tackle climate change.

 

Sending a clear message to Korea's nuclear operator

Anti-nuclear action in Seoul

A group of Greenpeace activists project an image across from the headquarters of Korea Electricity Power Corporation (KEPCO), Korea's nuclear operator, in Seoul. This was part of our global effort to commemorate one year on from the Fukushima nuclear disaster. With the projection, Greenpeace Seoul office urged KEPCO to remind itself of the lesson learned from Fukushima - that nuclear energy is inherently and fatally dangerous - and to improve its current operating system accordingly.