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EPR : The French Reactor

Publication | 10 December, 2008 at 0:00

The French EPR Reactor is a new reactor design developed by the French company Areva in co-operation with the German firm Siemens. Serious doubts have been raised about the safety and cost of the EPR. A study of the EPR’s blueprints and...

EU renewables deal

Feature story | 10 December, 2008 at 0:00

As EU politicians reach a good agreement on renewable energy targets, Greenpeace declares the deal to be a ray of light amid the gloomy stone-age positions of EU member states on other elements of the package.

Nuclear renaissance meets reality at UN climate talks

Feature story | 10 December, 2008 at 0:00

The nuclear industry has had fifty years of massive subsidies and state help – but has delivered only unsafe, expensive power, contamination and waste that will last for thousands of generations.

America is ready to tackle global warming

Publication | 9 December, 2008 at 15:46

For eight years the Bush administration made the United States an obstacle to international climate change negotiations. But the election of Barack Obama, coupled with substantial progress made in the US Congress on domestic climate change...

"Arrest me too" - Greenpeace activists worldwide join vigil to end whaling

Press release | 9 December, 2008 at 0:00

Tokyo, 9th December 2008: Marking the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights [1], representatives of Greenpeace worldwide [2] presented themselves at the office of Japanese Prime Minister Aso, calling for the end to the...

Arrest us. We're the Tokyo 2.9 Million

Feature story | 9 December, 2008 at 0:00

Representatives of millions of Greenpeace supporters from around the world arrived at the doorstep of the Japanese Prime Minister in Tokyo today to demand an end to the political persecution of two Greenpeace anti-whaling activists, and an end to...

The Climate Crisis – Racing over the edge

Publication | 8 December, 2008 at 0:00

A multitude of new scientific findings and empirical evidence show the rate of climate change is surpassing the International Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) worst case forecasts as made in their Fourth Assessment Report, released just last year.

Global day of action - 2008

Feature story | 8 December, 2008 at 0:00

People across the world took to the streets for a Global Day of Action on Saturday, to tell the governments meeting in Poznan, Poland for crucial UN climate negotiations, that the world is watching them.

Sending out an SOS for Pacific tuna

Feature story | 8 December, 2008 at 0:00

Our activists together with Korean environmental group KFEM created a huge human "SOS Tuna" banner on the shores of a beach in Busan, Korea, as a key regional meeting in Korea began this week. This extremely critical meeting will decide the fate...

After 50 hours Greenpeace activists leave coal stack and head for Poznan

Press release | 4 December, 2008 at 12:52

Having spent two days atop the 150 metre chimney stack of the Pątnów power plant to highlight the catastrophic impact that coal-fired power stations are having on the climate, the 11 Greenpeace climbers came down today and are heading for the UN...

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