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France's Nuclear Failures

Background | 1 April, 2009 at 8:43

France's nuclear 'success story' is a 50-year history of failures, detailed in our briefing on The Global Chance report "Nuclear power, the great illusion: promises, setbacks and threats" (PDF), and summarised in the seven points below.

Volume is the catalyst

Blog entry by Arin de Hoog | 5 June, 2014 1 comment

Let's face it; people tend to get edgy when the US is mentioned. Often people wish, many of them Americans, that whatever the US does, could they just do it quietly . But there's something to be said for volume. For example, the...

Open Letter to en route countries

Publication | 4 March, 2009 at 0:00

The open letter addressed to governments of (potential) en-route states of the largest ever plutonium MOX shipment from France to Japan (scheduled to leave 6 March 2009).

Support from the Amazon to the Arctic

Blog entry by Anne Dingwall, Security Advisor | 13 November, 2013 29 comments

A small group of us had been working in Manaus, deep in the Amazon, for two years. We were exposing illegal logging operations and making some enemies in the process. The Amazon was isolated and violent. Assassinations of...

23 Greenpeace activists blockade tar sands operation

Feature story | 1 October, 2009 at 0:00

'Dying for climate leadership' - is the message 23 Greenpeace activists, from Canada, France, Germany and Brazil, took to the heart of Canada’s deadly tar sands development today. Shutting down a conveyor belt in an open pit mine, they renewed...

April 7: "Russia is not a waste bin"

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | 7 April, 2010

Action against nuclear waste in France 04/06/2010, Greenpeace activists chain themselves to the railway line in order to block a train transporting nuclear waste in Tricastin (Drôme) in the south of France. The consignment of...

TODAY: Conditions "harsh and disproportionate" for red-carpet activists and Sea...

Blog entry by mwilson | 6 January, 2010 1 comment

This is part of a trial series. © Pedro Armestre / Greenpeace Mobilization continues around the world in support of the activists' release. Coverage in Spain and European free dailies continued yesterday on the campaign to...

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