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Czech nuclear envoy has interesting insights into the problems with nuclear power

Blog entry by Jan Haverkamp | 27 August, 2014 8 comments

On 10 April of this year, the mammoth Czech utility CEZ cancelled its tender for two new reactors at the Temelín nuclear power station after the government had declared it would not subsidise the effort . That also meant the end to...

Activists take action against Prunerov II coal plant

Feature story | 22 March, 2010 at 0:00

Twelve Greenpeace activists have climbed the 300 metre high chimney of the Prunerov II coal-fired power station, in the Czech Republic, and hung a banner denouncing plans to extend the life of climate changing plant as a ‘Global Shame’.

Threatened Pacific Island Nation makes legal history by challenging European carbon...

Press release | 23 May, 2011 at 14:45

New York, 23 May 2011 -- The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) has made legal history by challenging the development of one of Europe’s largest coal-fired power stations, opening the door for climate-stricken nations to use international law...

The lengths illegal wood will travel

Blog entry by Danielle Van Oijen | 2 July, 2013 1 comment

Look around and check if you see any wood surfacing. It might be a cupboard in your kitchen, your chair, or the desk you are reading this on. Then chances are you see tropical veneer. There is also a chance that the wood for that...

Background: Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)/ Czech Republic TEIA

Publication | 17 January, 2010 at 0:00

A legal request by the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) for the initiation of an environmental impact assessment regarding the life-extension of a coal-fired power plant in the Czech Republic, known as Prunerov II.

17 nuclear headaches

Blog entry by Raquel Montón | 28 November, 2014 2 comments

"It was my duty to do this and I did it." These are the words of one of our Greenpeace activists when he was prosecuted last September for the peaceful protest at the nuclear power plant of Fessenheim in France. These thoughts are...

Dirty energy soils politics in the Czech Republic

Blog entry by LisaV | 30 June, 2010 3 comments

Ben Jasper, Greenpeace climate campaigner in the Czech Republic writes... In January, the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) brought new optimism to the post UN Climate Summit blues - by stepping into the debate about the Czech ...

The puppet masters in Czech Republic

Blog entry by Ruben | 29 April, 2010 1 comment

Originally posted by Juliette on April 23, 2010 10:16 AM Or, "Really, who needs a Climate department in an Environment Ministry?" A few weeks ago, I wondered what became of democracy when a utility company becomes powerful...

Climate Action at Prunerov Power Plant in Czech Republic

Image | 11 June, 2009 at 0:00

An aerial view of a Greenpeace banner hung on a 300-metre-high smoke stack at the power plant Prunerov II, owned by the CEZ state-run power utility. Greenpeace activists unfold a banner saying “Stop CO2."

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