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Wind vs Nuclear 2003

Publication | 4 December, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace France has commissioned a report with the French research institute DETENTE to help inform the discussion on the European Pressurized Reactor. The full version of the report is only available in French at http://www.greenpeace.fr

Changing minds in Iceland

Feature story | 4 December, 2003 at 0:00

According to a new Gallup poll, 48 percent of the Icelandic public thinks the existence of groups like Greenpeace is "rather important to very important" -- a marked shift from past antagonism against Greenpeace for its anti-whaling policies.

No to new nukes: go wind

Feature story | 4 December, 2003 at 0:00

Since the French power authority has refused to build wind farms, we built our own this morning on the grounds of a nuclear power plant in Penly, France. We put ten wind turbines up to protest the French government decision to build another...

Greenpeace activists display 10 model wind

Image | 4 December, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists display 10 model wind turbines on the premises of a nuclear power plant in Penly, France in protest at the French government's decision to build another reactor on the site.

For the same investment

Image | 4 December, 2003 at 0:00

For the same investment, wind generates 5 times the jobs and 2.3 times the power as a nuclear reactor.

New poll show that Icelanders believe the environment needs Greenpeace.

Press release | 4 December, 2003 at 0:00

The people of Iceland are on the threshold of choosing a new environmental path for the future and adopting a new view of the whales in its surrounding oceans. A new finding by Gallup, the opinion research firm, has revealed that 48% of the...

No more dirty nuclear for Europe, Go wind!

Press release | 4 December, 2003 at 0:00

This morning 40 Greenpeace activists displayed 10 wind turbines on the grounds of a nuclear power plant in Penly, France while unfolding a banner on the plant's reactor building saying 'No nukes, Go wind'. The action was taken due to the decision...

Save paper, save trees

Feature story | 3 December, 2003 at 0:00

Three hundred year old trees logged to make paper? Yes, it happens all the time, but it doesn't have to. Ecologically sound alternatives are there for the choosing. The Forest Guardians paper project is about advocating for these choices - for...

Message in a bottle for Dow

Feature story | 3 December, 2003 at 0:00

It's 19 years since the world's worst industrial disaster in Bhopal, India. Deadly gas leaked from the poorly maintained and understaffed plant owned by Union Carbide, killing up to 20,000 people and leaving 120,000 chronically ill. For 19 years...

On the 19th anniversary of the world's worst

Image | 3 December, 2003 at 0:00

On the 19th anniversary of the world's worst industrial disaster, activists and students protest in Mumbai as part of the Global day of action against corporate crimes in support of the thousands of people in Bhopal still suffering from the...

On the 19th anniversary of the world's worst

Image | 3 December, 2003 at 0:00

On the 19th anniversary of the world's worst industrial disaster, the Bhopal gas tragedy of 1984, activists from Greenpeace held a protest activity at the headquarter of Dow Chemical Europe as part of the Global Day of Action against Corporate...

Ancient Forests Can't Be Copied

Press release | 3 December, 2003 at 0:00

A new Greenpeace campaign aimed at a number of photocopy papers that are currently available in Europe is launched today in Finland. Certain copy paper manufacturers are using paper that is being derived from ancient forests in northern Finland.

Greenpeace joins Global Day of Action Against Corporate Crimes to Commemorate 19th...

Press release | 3 December, 2003 at 0:00

On the 19th anniversary of the world's worst industrial disaster, the Bhopal gas tragedy of 1984, Greenpeace and the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal (ICJB), held a global day of action against corporate crimes. The protests, in 16...

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