Protest Outside Fukui Prefecture Government Office, Japan

Photo | 16 April, 2012

Greenpeace activists greet the Japanese Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Yukio Edano outside the Fukui Prefecture Government offices with a banner reading: "EDA NO" (no nuclear). The activists are protesting against the Government's push to bring two reactors at the Ohi nuclear power plant back online - against public opinion and the recommendations of numerous experts. Japan currently has only one nuclear reactor out of 54 online, and will potentially be completely nuclear-free within one month. Greenpeace is calling on the Japanese government to rapidly increase its renewable energy capacity and leave its nuclear plants offline to ensure safety following the March 11, 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi, nuclear plant.04/14/2012

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PFCs: The Story of a Toxic Little Monster

Video | 27 August, 2014 at 15:00

You might not realise it but our planet is swarming with chemical monsters, from your washing machine to the North Pole. Toxic Little Monsters, like PFCs, are still being used by big companies to make all sorts of products, despite the fact...

Solar micro-grid project, Dharnai Village, India

Video | 13 August, 2014 at 11:30

The people of Dharnai village used to have a facility supplied by the state Government which provided electricity. This infrastructure hasn't been available for the last 33 years and diesel generators have been the only source of electricity.

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