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The deadly legacy of radioactive waste

Publication | 10 July, 2010 at 13:55

This briefing illustrates why - for now, and for the coming hundreds of thousands of years - the nuclear waste problem is here to stay and why we should stop wasting our time with nuclear power. It summarises some of the failed ‘solutions’ for...

Nuclear Banks, No Thanks!

Publication | 10 August, 2010 at 11:30

Nuclear power is not only the most controversial and dangerous form of energy generation, it is also one of the most expensive. To raise the many billions of euros needed to build even a single nuclear reactor, utility companies therefore rely...

Newsweek Green Rankings Show Need for Leading Companies to Become Stronger Climate...

Press release | 19 October, 2010 at 15:04

18 October 2010, Amsterdam -- In reaction to Newsweek's launch of its 2010 Green Rankings (1) today, Casey Harrell of Greenpeace International said:

Oil Industry out of US Energy Future

Press release | 27 May, 2010 at 20:41

Washington, United States -Thursday 27 May 2010 - Greenpeace today welcomed President Obama’s sensible and encouraging first step in ensuring that the BP oil spill disaster can never happen again - but the “never” will only last for the next six...

IEA projections on energy in China and India fail to reflect future reality of...

Press release | 7 November, 2007 at 12:04

New projections of energy consumption in China and India, released today by the International Energy Agency (IEA), fail to adequately incorporate options for substantially expanding renewable energy and improving energy efficiency in either...

Norway must reject CO2 ocean dumping

Feature story | 9 July, 2002 at 0:00

A controversial scheme to dispose of the fossil fuel industry's waste problems has the Norwegian government poised to undermine international law.

BNP told ‘play ball’ at French Masters and stop radioactive investments

Press release | 13 November, 2010 at 14:33

Paris, France, 13 November 2010 –Greenpeace activists at the French Masters’ semi-finals, demanded that the events’ sponsor international banking giant BNP Paribas “stop radioactive investments”, including plans to fund an obsolete and dangerous...

Greenpeace radiation team pinpoints need to extend Fukushima evacuation zone,...

Press release | 27 March, 2011 at 18:50

Fukushima, March 27, 2011: Greenpeace radiation experts have confirmed radiation levels of up to ten micro Sieverts per hour (1) in Iitate village, 40km northwest of the crisis-stricken Fukushima/Daiichi nuclear plant, and 20km (2) beyond the...

International experts focus on solutions to climate change

Press release | 7 April, 2014 at 0:36

Amsterdam, 7 April 2014 – Greenpeace is urging governments and corporate leaders to accelerate the transition to 100% clean, safe energy as scientists and officials meet in Berlin this week to finalise the UN climate panel’s report on the...

Solar power could supply more than half of global electricity capacity by 2050, says IEA

Press release | 29 September, 2014 at 15:10

Amsterdam, 29 September 2014 - The International Energy Agency has concluded that the various forms of solar power could provide more than half of the world's electricity capacity by 2050, according to a new publication released today. (1) Solar...

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