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Nuclear power: dirty, dangerous and expensive

Standard Page | 2012-02-20 at 14:04

Nuclear reactors are inherently unsafe. As happened after Chernobyl in 1986, the Fukushima nuclear disaster in March 2011 again exposed the fundamental flaws of reactors and highlighted the serious institutional failures in the oversight of...

South Korea again bars Greenpeace staff from country to silence nuclear critics

Press release | 2012-10-08 at 16:01

Seoul, South Korea, 8 October 2012 - Greenpeace International nuclear campaigners have again been denied entry to South Korea, making it crystal clear the government in Seoul is trying to silence nuclear critics.

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

Press release | 2011-04-25 at 6:00

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.

Fukushima nuclear crisis

Standard Page | 2012-02-20 at 13:36

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 11:00

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...

Liability for a nuclear disaster

Standard Page | 2012-02-22 at 11:18

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...

Don't Gamble our Future

Image | 2011-05-12 at 17:48

Greenpeace activists set up a gambling table with the message “Nuclear Energy: High Risk, No Gain” at the China Lights and Power (CLP) shareholders meeting at Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Greenpeace condemns the electricity company’s...

"Hong Kong joins hands against nuclear expansion

Image | 2011-04-25 at 15:22

"Hong Kong joins hands against nuclear expansion," reads the yellow ribbon for Greenpeace's rally on April 24

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