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Greenpeace attacks illegal nuclear subsidies

Press release | April 11, 2008 at 10:07

Brussels, Belgium — Greenpeace today filed an official complaint with the European Commission alleging illegal state aid and market distortion concerning the Mochovce nuclear power plant project in Slovakia.

Bank consortium pulls out nuclear loans

Press release | April 25, 2008 at 13:14

Brussels, Belgium — An international bank consortium funding Slovak energy company Slovenske elektrarne (SE), including financial institutions ING, ERSTE, Société Générale and Intesa Sanpaolo, has pulled out of the Mochovce nuclear power plant...

Nuclear-dominated forum aims to weaken Europe’s nuclear safety standards

Press release | May 22, 2008 at 0:00

Prague, Czech Republic — Greenpeace activists projected messages, including ‘Nuclear Undermines Climate Protection’ and ‘Energy [R]evolution Now!’, against the backdrop of the illuminated Prague Castle, drawing attention to the dangers of...

Slovenian nuclear accident trips EU warning system

Press release | June 4, 2008 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — An accident at the Krsko nuclear power plant in Slovenia tripped the EU’s ‘Ecurie’ early warning system for nuclear emergencies on Wednesday afternoon. There was a loss of coolant liquid from the reactor and the plant is being...

Statement on Commission opinion on Mochovce nuclear project

Press release | July 15, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace condemns today’s Commission opinion that gives a green light to the outdated and dangerous Mochovce nuclear project in Slovakia.

Nuclear power - Undermining climate protection

Publication | November 3, 2008 at 10:06

There is a clear scientific consensus that we must halve global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2050 or suffer changes to the global climate with catastrophic consequences. Avoiding the most severe impacts of climate change requires governments...

Nuclear energy cannot fulfil Europe’s energy needs and tackle climate change

Press release | November 3, 2008 at 11:16

Nuclear energy cannot fulfil Europe’s energy needs, but burdens countries with spiralling costs and constitutes an enormous threat to the environment, said Greenpeace at an EU-sponsored meeting on nuclear energy in Bratislava today.(1)

Greenpeace press reaction on the Commission‘s rescue package for carmakers and the...

Press release | November 26, 2008 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Christmas has come early for the automotive industry, after the European Commission pledged to deliver a generous rescue package of €5 billion in 2009 despite the industry’s resistance to legislation to reduce car CO2 emissions.

Slovakia uses gas dispute to reopen dangerous nuclear plant

Press release | January 12, 2009 at 16:08

Brussels, International — Greenpeace warns that the decision by Slovakia to restart a Soviet era nuclear power plant would put the whole of Europe at risk, without providing any relief for gas shortages. The Slovak government argues that it needs...

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