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Public pressure stops French nuclear waste export to Russia

Feature story | May 29, 2010 at 21:00

AREVA, the French nuclear energy company, admitted Friday that their contract to ship nuclear waste to Russia has been halted four years early, ending this July. Transports we have tirelessly highlighted, taken action against and lobbied to...

Left in the dust

Publication | May 4, 2010 at 8:00

AREVA’s radioactive legacy in the desert towns of Niger.

Greenpeace Reaction to accident at Marcoule nuclear facility in France

Press release | September 12, 2011 at 16:48

Our first thoughts are for the family of the worker who died and those who have been injured at the Marcoule nuclear facility in France today.

Russia is not AREVA's nuclear trash can

Feature story | January 25, 2010 at 0:00

The French nuclear industry seems to think it's fair to ship nuclear waste to Russia and then forget about it. They think that keeping the waste away from the French public will protect their glossy image. Not as long as Greenpeace is around.

700 strip naked for climate message

Feature story | October 5, 2009 at 0:00

700 volunteers posed nude in a French vineyard to send a message about climate change. This human art installation in the South of Burgundy was created by artist Spencer Tunick - to warn about the dangers of global warming.

Rouge Alert: Climate change threatens French wine

Feature story | September 4, 2009 at 0:00

Climate change would drive anyone to drink, but it seems that the drink won't be a nice French Pinot Noir. France, famous for its unique wine varieties, stands to lose an important part of its cultural heritage as rising temperatures impact...

Greenpeace defies plutonium secrecy ban

Feature story | October 8, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace today informed the French government at a hearing that we will not remove information concerning nuclear waste transports from our websites. This defies an order from the French Ministry of Industry to treat all information regarding...

Greenpeace activists resist shipment of nuclear waste from France to Russia

Feature story | April 9, 2010 at 11:07

Greenpeace activists have been on the frontlines all week attempting to stop the shipment of nuclear waste from France to Russia. Despite attempts from the nuclear industry to silence us, our activists continue to nonviolently resist the...

Nuclear costs soaring? Save money by saving the climate

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | December 5, 2012 18 comments

Surprise, surprise: the cost of building a new nuclear reactor at Flamanville in France has more than doubled to €8.5 billion from 3.3 billion ! But this is not really a surprise, is it? It is simply further evidence that the costs...

The future of nuke power: Greenpeace restarts the debate

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | December 7, 2011 12 comments

The debate on the future nuclear power is back on in earnest in France, and many other countries. That’s thanks to our activists paying surprise visits to two French nuclear power plants this week . The news that they could so easily...

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