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Greenpeace intervenes against DOE's plans to ship weapons grade plutonium to...

Publication | 4 December, 2003 at 1:00

Declaration of Edwin S. Lyman, PHDin support of petitioners hearing request

US MOX 'Lead Test Assembly' Controversy: Fabrication at Cadarache, France

Publication | 30 July, 2003 at 2:00

If too dangerous for French fuel, why just right for US weapons plutonium?Read the French version.

Fort Greely and the Star Wars program

Publication | 21 October, 2001 at 2:00

Ground clearing, a preliminary step to the construction of missile interceptor silos for the Star Wars (National Missile Defense) program, began at Fort Greely in late August 2001. Many observers including the Russian government, see such...

Open Letter to en route countries

Publication | 4 March, 2009 at 1:00

The open letter addressed to governments of (potential) en-route states of the largest ever plutonium MOX shipment from France to Japan (scheduled to leave 6 March 2009).

Open Letter to Mohamed ElBaradei

Publication | 2 March, 2009 at 1:00

The open letter addressed to Mohamed ElBaradei, IAEADirector General. The letter is signed by representatives of GreenpeaceInternational (The Netherlands), Citizens Nuclear Information Center(Japan) and Green Action (Japan).

UPDATE 12:15pm Nuclear Power ? Out of Africa!

Press release | 24 August, 2002 at 2:00

Nuclear Power--Out of Africa!

Press release | 24 August, 2002 at 2:00

Areva announce massive losses in nuclear operations

Press release | 27 September, 2006 at 2:00

Areva, the French nuclear company, which is building a new reactor in Finland, announced massive loss in their profits for the first half of 2006. Income from nuclear operations fell from 373 million Euros to 73 million Euros, due to the contract...

Greenpeace flying protest exposes security risks of French nuclear site

Press release | 1 June, 2006 at 2:00

A Greenpeace protester today took off in a powered parachute, a "pego-jet", within the 3km air exclusion zone around the Flamanville nuclear plant in Normandy, France. The activist was protesting plans by Electricite de France (EDF) to build a...

Greenpeace launches diplomatic initiative to ban bomb making material

Press release | 4 May, 2004 at 2:00

At a press conference in the United Nations today, Greenpeace launched a Treaty for a complete ban on material capable of being used for nuclear weapons. As a consequence of the failure of nuclear-armed states to disarm and stop the production,...

U.S. ignores calls for nuclear disarmament at UN meeting

Press release | 28 April, 2004 at 2:00

Since the beginning of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) conference at the UN on Monday, the U.S. have defiantly ignored strong calls from many delegations for the nuclear weapons states to disarm. Disarmament is the bottom line of the...

Greenpeace challenges French nuclear secrecy decree

Press release | 8 October, 2003 at 2:00

In a clear attempt to stop Greenpeace from making public any information on nuclear transports within France, the French Government has decreed all information on nuclear material as classified state secret on the grounds of national security...

Greenpeace calls for closure of THORP nuclear plant to be brought forward

Press release | 26 August, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace today said that British Nuclear Fuels (BNFL) plans to close the THORP - thermal oxide reprocessing plant- at Sellafield by 2010, bringing its end forward by 14 years, do not go far enough.

NATO members to clone US nuclear policy at Prague Summit

Press release | 20 November, 2002 at 1:00

Unique plutonium shipment threat to the Caribbean

Press release | 8 May, 2002 at 2:00

Cover letter to UN International Atomic Energy Agency to reform its mandate.

Publication | 11 April, 2006 at 2:00

Cover letter sent to the UN International Atomic Energy Agency concerning the call from former Environment Ministers for the Agency to stop promoting nuclear power.

Comprehensive Fissile Material Treaty

Publication | 21 February, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace is calling for Comprehensive Fissile Material Treaty. A CFMT that bans the further production of fissile materials for nuclear weapons is urgently needed in order to:· Restart negotiations on further nuclear arms control and...

The Real Face of the IAEA's multilaterals nuclear approaches

Publication | 26 September, 2005 at 2:00

The International Atomic Energy Agency is dedicated to the worldwide expansion of nuclear power.But these plans face insurmountable obstacles. The growing problem of nuclear waste and the threatof proliferation being two of the most pressing.The...

Letter to foreign ministers of the NPT

Publication | 21 April, 2004 at 2:00

As you will be aware nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) member States will meet at the third and final Preparatory Committee (PrepCom) meeting in New York before the 2005 NPT Review Conference (RevCon).This PrepCom will be an important test...

Danger to German nuclear power plants from crashes by passenger aircraft

Publication | 1 November, 2001 at 1:00

What can in fact happen if a passenger plane crashes into anuclear power plant – be it accidentally or brought about on purpose –

Expanding the Threat of Russian Weapons-Grade Plutonium – “The Western Option”

Publication | 11 October, 2002 at 2:00

The NDF, working with nuclear industry advisors from Germany, Russia, the United States, Sweden, and Switzerland, have compiled a detailed, though flawed analysis of what it calls the “Western Option.” The proposal presents the option of...

A review of the marine transport of radioactive materials with particular reference...

Publication | 19 April, 2002 at 2:00

A report to Greenpeace International by Tim Deere-Jones BSc.Hons, Maritime Studies, University of Wales, Cardiff Marine Environment & Pollution Consultant.

Say no to war

Topic | 22 April, 2005 at 8:32

Cracked reactor cores have "increased likelihood of increased risk"

Press release | 5 July, 2006 at 2:00

Nuclear power stations operated by British Energy (BE) in the UK are structurally defective and their continued operation is increasing the risk of a radioactive accident, according to documents written by the Government's own nuclear inspectors.

Greenpeace concerns over plutonium shipment echoed by US Congressmen

Press release | 25 August, 2004 at 2:00

Greenpeace today reiterated its opposition to the planned transport of plutonium from US to France as US Congressman Jim Turner expressed his concerns over the same controversial shipment.

A Call to Reform the UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Mandate

Publication | 11 April, 2006 at 2:00

On The 20th Anniversary of Chernobyl: A Call from former Environment Ministers to reform the UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Mandate and end the Nuclear Age.

Countdown to a Deadly Shipment - Greenpeace briefing, April 2002

Publication | 26 April, 2002 at 2:00

General briefing on the dangerous and unneccessary plutonium trade and on the planned return of reject plutonium material from Japan to UK

Greenpeace Reacts To International Energy Agency

Press release | 2 November, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace stated today that the International Energy Agency's (IEA) endorsement of nuclear power as safe and necessary in meeting global energy demands is fundamentally flawed.

G-8 fails to develop strategy for energy security

Press release | 17 July, 2006 at 2:00

Greenpeace today rejected claims in the G-8 Heads of State Communiqué saying they will implement their "common global energy security strategy through the following Plan of Action". The Communiqué contains nothing that can be described as a...

Basic rules for the Non-Proliferation Treaty States: negotiation and nuclear...

Press release | 21 April, 2004 at 2:00

Addressing an urgent need to ensure peace, Greenpeace has called on the 186 State Parties to the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) to commit to serious and effective negotiations of the Treaty which will lead to actual nuclear disarmament...

Nuclear Power - Energy Insecurity

Publication | 7 March, 2008 at 1:00

The world today is confronted with dangerous climate change, threatening the lives of millions of people and the ecological integrity of the entire planet. Epxerts warn that fundamental changes must be made to energy production and use within...

Blair’s Energy Review: Save the Nuclear Industry, Destroy the Climate

Press release | 11 July, 2006 at 2:00

Greenpeace warned today that the UK Government’s Energy Review published today will neither solve Britain’s energy problems nor help meet its commitment to reduce carbon emissions.

Pollution agreement unifies troubled waters

Press release | 17 November, 2001 at 1:00

An Overview of Nuclear Facilities in Iran, Israel and Turkey

Publication | 18 February, 2007 at 20:00

This review of nuclear developments in the Middle East focuses on Turkey, Iran and Israel, but contains lessons and warnings for all countries in the region. In each country the report outlines some of the possible risks to the environment and...

Getting Serious about Nuclear Power - Too little, too late, too expensive – and too...

Publication | 29 November, 2008 at 16:55

Nuclear energy’s ‘contribution’ to fighting climate change would come too late (long after 2020), with huge costs (US$ 10 trillion) and would create a myriad of other serious hazards related to accidents, waste and proliferation. These large...


Image | 1 October, 2004 at 3:00


Despite growing public and political concern

Image | 20 September, 2004 at 3:00

Despite growing public and political concern about nuclear proliferation, a lightly armed UK-flagged commercial nuclear ship left Charleston, South Carolina carrying 300 pounds of weapons-grade plutonium for transport to France.

Trip to Iraq

Background | 10 April, 2006 at 16:09

The liquidator

Background | 27 March, 2006 at 12:56

The men and women who were sent in to the closed zone of Chernobyl to deal with the aftermath of the disaster are called 'the liquidators'. The stories of these estimated 600,000 workers could provide the scripts to many a Hollywood movie. The...

Daily News: Plutonium found outside of the Fukushima power plant, and Homer Simpson...

Blog entry by Kamila P | 29 March, 2011 4 comments

Top News: Plutonium found in soil at Fukushima; Greenpeace urges evacuation of the village of Iitate; “radiation expert” Homer Simpson is censored; the world is  “mysteriously windier”. Greenpeace Radiation Monitoring Team...

The Pacific Pintail 200 miles south of Cork

Image | 15 September, 2002 at 3:00

The Pacific Pintail 200 miles south of Cork (Ireland).

Aerial view of Rokkasho

Image | 21 November, 2002 at 1:00

Aerial view of Rokkasho-Mura Reprocessing Plant, Northern Japan, taken from Greenpeace sampling kite.

BNFL ship Pacific Pintail arrived this morning

Image | 17 September, 2002 at 3:00

BNFL ship Pacific Pintail arrived this morning to port with its cargo of rejected plutonium fuel at the end of its voyage from Takahama, Japan.

The Nuclear Free Irish Sea Flotilla peacefully

Image | 16 September, 2002 at 3:00

The Nuclear Free Irish Sea Flotilla peacefully protesting against BNFL shipment of plutonium.

The nuclear free Irish sea flotilla

Image | 14 September, 2002 at 3:00

The nuclear free Irish sea flotilla, (made up of yachts and vessels from England , Wales and Ireland), supported by the Greenpeace ship SV Rainbow Warrior.

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