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Fukushima nuclear crisis timeline

Standard Page | 2012-02-20 at 17:00

March 2011 a magnitude 9.0 earthquake strikes off the east coast of Japan. A large tsunami follows. External power is lost at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant; back-up generators also go down. Find out how the Fukushima nuclear disaster...

Liability for a nuclear disaster

Standard Page | 2012-02-22 at 14:18

The nuclear industry has managed to build a system in which they the polluters harvest large profits, while the moment things go wrong; they throw the responsibility for dealing with losses and the costs of damages to the citizens affected by a...

Fukushima must be a lesson to Korea's nuclear industry – Greenpeace report

Press release | 2012-04-26 at 13:48

Busan, Korea, 26 April 2012 -- While Japan is still investigating the Fukushima accident and has halted all but one of its 54 nuclear reactors out of safety concerns, Korea is further extending its nuclear fleet, Greenpeace said today.

Fukushima nuclear crisis

Standard Page | 2012-02-20 at 16:36

On 11 March 2011 a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck off the coast of Japan, followed by a tsunami that slammed the country’s eastern coast, destroying communities and taking the lives of tens of thousands of people. The event led to the biggest...

Lessons from Fukushima

Publication | 2012-02-28 at 14:00

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...

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...

Fukushima: we must not forget!

Blog entry by Dr. Rianne Teule | 2014-03-12

“Forgetting Fukushima makes it more likely that such a nuclear disaster could happen elsewhere,” said Mrs Tatsuko Okawara, one of the hundreds of thousands of victims of the Fukushima accident that began on 11 March 2011. Though...

Back to the future with Japan's nuclear village

Blog entry by Kazue Suzuki | 2014-07-21

The decision of the Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NRA) to approve the draft assessment for the two Sendai nuclear reactors in Kyushu is a clear and dangerous signal that Japan's nuclear village – industry, regulators and government –...

Taiwan has never, will never, forget Fukushima

Image | 2013-05-27 at 8:00

Earlier this year Greenpeace activists joined an anti-nuclear rally in Taipei, to mark the second anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. With more than 220,000 participants in Taipei and other cities in Taiwan, the rally marked the...

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