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Greenpeace report rebukes finance sector for ignoring nuclear risks

Press release | 12 June, 2012 at 3:22

Tokyo, June 12, 2012 – Investors in nuclear power are being sold precarious and potentially damaging investments because the industry’s risks are regularly being overlooked or underestimated, a new report from Greenpeace has found.

Nuclear plant cover-ups in Japan

Feature story | 8 October, 2002 at 0:00

In late August, news started to come out of Japan that TEPCO (Japan’s largest nuclear utility and the second largest in the world) had been cheating on reactor inspections for years. This brings them in line with their colleagues in the USA,...

Nuclear Meltdown

Feature story | 9 September, 2002 at 0:00

The lid has finally been blown off the nuclear industry’s chamber of secrets. Coverups, bankruptcies and insolvencies, safety lapses and failures in plant security have been on the roll call in the last week alone. And all this as the most...

Kashiwazaki nuclear plant - report from the scene

Feature story | 24 July, 2007 at 0:00

After last week's earthquake rocked the world's largest nuclear plant, we were hearing conflicting information from the industry. Quickly, we put together a team to help our Japan office make sure the radiation leak was not worse than official...

Earthquake, fire and nuclear leak in Japan

Feature story | 18 July, 2007 at 0:00

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the world's largest nuclear plant on Monday, causing a transformer fire. Since then, revelations have been coming out about spills and leaks at the plant.

Fukushima nuclear disaster: who profits and who pays?

Blog entry by Jan Haverkamp | 16 May, 2012 6 comments

Last week, the inevitable finally happened. The company responsible for the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Tokyo Electric Power Company, or TEPCO, has been nationalised. Japan’s trade and industry minister Yukio Edano announced a de...

Fukushima nuclear disaster: who profits and who pays?

Blog entry by Jan Haverkamp | 21 May, 2012 6 comments

Last week, the inevitable finally happened. The company responsible for the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Tokyo Electric Power Company, or TEPCO, has been nationalised. Japan’s trade and industry minister Yukio Edano announced a de...

Cisco, Google tie for first in latest Greenpeace ranking of IT sector climate leadership

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | 24 April, 2013 4 comments

Can the same people who brought us search engines, Internet-powered smart phones, and the cloud also help us save the planet from climate change? At Greenpeace, we think so, which is why we’ve been pushing the technology sector to...

Daily news: Jedis turn Volkswagen away from the darkside! Fukushima nuclear company...

Blog entry by Gianluca R | 28 June, 2011

Top news: Stormtroopers and Jedis clash over Volkswagen’s climate stance; TEPCO shareholders protest against the company’s nuclear business; Los Alamos nuclear laboratories threatened by fires.    © Dieter Telemans /...

Black smoke rises from a burning electrical

Image | 16 July, 2007 at 1:00

Black smoke rises from a burning electrical transformer near one of the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear reactors.

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