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Greenpeace activists occupy France's Fessenheim nuclear power plant to say "Stop...

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 18 March, 2014 2 comments

Around 60 Greenpeace activists from 14 countries entered France's Fessenheim nuclear power plant this morning to send the message that the ageing plant should be closed. Our people unfurled a banner next to the Fessenheim Number 1...

Old nuclear reactors can't save the climate

Blog entry by Isadora Wronski | 6 March, 2014 11 comments

Yesterday, 240 Greenpeace activists from national and regional offices took action across Europe to highlight the risk of ageing nuclear reactors.   80 activists staged a decommissioning of the Tihange reactor in Belgium. A...

The Nuclear Security Summit fails to address the big hazards

Blog entry by Jorien de Lege | 20 March, 2014 2 comments

World leaders are coming together at The Hague in the Netherlands next week for the Nuclear Security Summit to talk about what Barack Obama called "one of the greatest threat to international security": nuclear terrorism. That does...

Greenpeace condemns the new International Nuclear Liability Convention

Press release | 15 April, 2015 at 13:37

Vienna, 15 April 2015 – Greenpeace condemns the new international convention on nuclear liability that came into force today, warning that it protects the nuclear industry, not nuclear victims.

Greenpeace activists evade security at Swedish nuclear power plants

Press release | 10 October, 2012 at 15:04

Stockholm, October 10, 2012 – Exposing the vulnerability of Swedish nuclear power plants, at least seven Greenpeace activists stayed more than 24 hours undetected at two sites following a test of their security procedures.

Fukushima nuclear disaster: 5 years on and no end in sight

Blog entry by Junichi Sato | 11 March, 2016 7 comments

Last month I joined the magnificent crew of the Rainbow Warrior , a team of experts, and Greenpeace colleagues from around the world. For two days we sailed along Fukushima’s beautiful, rugged coast working under rough conditions as...

Nuclear expert warns of safety flaws in Areva’s reactor designNuclear expert warns of...

Press release | 20 November, 2009 at 10:53

An independent expert, commissioned by Greenpeace, has concluded that two nuclear reactors, currently under construction in Finland and France, suffer from serious safety flaws. The EPR (European Pressurised Reactor) design, which is supplied by...

Statement on the Separation of Safety I&C and Operational I&C

Publication | 19 November, 2009 at 1:00

Statement from Dr Helmut Hirsch, Independent Consultant for Nuclear Safety regarding the design of the EPR Nerve Centre.

Shh! Swedish nuclear plant security missed Greenpeace activists for 28 hours

Blog entry by Brian Blomme | 10 October, 2012 21 comments

On Tuesday, we told you about the 70 activists who poured onto two nuclear sites in Sweden in an effort to show how lax the security is at these plants. We didn’t tell you that at least six of them hid overnight at two of the...

Marshall Islands vs big nuclear - will the tiny island get the justice they deserve?

Blog entry by Jen Maman | 18 March, 2016 5 comments

In April 2014, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, a tiny island country part of Micronesia, filed groundbreaking lawsuits to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against the world’s nine nuclear-armed countries. Now, almost...

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