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Abolish nuclear weapons

Topic | 18 April, 2006 at 10:02

Nuclear

Topic | 29 October, 2008 at 14:22

Despite what the nuclear industry tells us, building enough nuclear power stations to make a meaningful reduction in greenhouse gas emissions would cost trillions of dollars, create tens of thousands of tons of lethal high-level radioactive waste...

Solutions

Topic | 10 April, 2006 at 14:05

Nuclear weapons are not here to stay. Through coordinated and sustained effort on the part of governments, NGOs and broader civil society at the international, regional and local level, we will achieve a world free of nuclear weapons.

Safety

Topic | 4 December, 2006 at 12:20

No more Chernobyls

Topic | 21 April, 2006 at 15:50

It has been 20 years since the name Chernobyl became the infamous nuclear accident that devastated the lives of millions of people in Western Russia, Belarus and the Ukraine.

Fukushima disaster

Topic | 21 February, 2014 at 7:00

The Fukushima nuclear disaster forced 150,000 to flee. A year later, radioactive contamination still keeps them from their homes. Send a message of support to the people of Japan.

Don't forget

Background | 21 February, 2014 at 7:00

It is now three years since the Fukushima nuclear disaster began in March 2011. Here are the stories of five of the victims who have struggled over these three long years to rebuild their lives.

Publications

Topic | 14 April, 2010 at 2:00

Messages of Support for Japan

Topic | 1 March, 2012 at 13:00

What happened in Fukushima can happen anywhere. This is a problem that affects all of the world, not just Japan, and we need to stop nukes now.

Fukushima disaster

Topic | 7 March, 2012 at 9:56

The Fukushima nuclear disaster forced 150,000 to flee. A year later, radioactive contamination still keeps them from their homes. Send a message of support to the people of Japan.

Fukushima radiation briefing

Background | 19 March, 2011 at 16:22

This Greenpeace briefing to provide analysis and advice of the risks and potential health impacts following releases of radioactivity from Japan’s Fukushima 1/Daiichi nuclear power plant, which was damaged by the March 11th earthquake and...

Greenpeace International responds to Trump’s nuclear arsenal comments

Press release | 27 February, 2017 at 3:16

Amsterdam, 27 February 2017 - Commenting on President Trump’s remarks that the US has fallen behind on its nuclear capacity and that he wants to ensure the US nuclear arsenal is at the "top of the pack," Greenpeace International Executive...

Fukushima resettlement policy violates international human rights commitments and...

Press release | 7 March, 2017 at 6:45

Tokyo, 7 March 2017 – Japan’s policy to resettle residents to heavily contaminated areas in Fukushima is in contravention of Japanese law and multiple international human rights treaties. Greenpeace Japan and Human Rights Now detailed today...

Resettlement in contaminated areas steamrolls ahead as residents mark Fukushima...

Press release | 11 March, 2017 at 10:35

Tokyo, 11 March 2017 - Greenpeace today commemorates the more than 15,000 people who died six years ago in the Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami, and the tens of thousands of survivors of the ongoing Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.

Westinghouse bankruptcy underscores meltdown of the global nuclear industry - Greenpeace

Press release | 29 March, 2017 at 5:37

Tokyo, 29 March 2017 – The board of Westinghouse’s parent company, Toshiba, today approved the filing of Chapter 11 bankruptcy for its drowning U.S. company – a defining moment in the decades-long downward spiral of the global nuclear power industry.

Greenpeace International responds to nuclear tension between US and North Korea

Press release | 9 August, 2017 at 16:23

In response to the escalating rhetoric and tension between the US and North Korea, Greenpeace International Executive Director Bunny McDiarmid said:

Fukushima survivor submits evidence to UN over Japanese government human rights abuses

Press release | 12 October, 2017 at 7:00

Geneva, 12 October 2017 - Fukushima survivor Ms. Sonoda will testify today on the ongoing human rights abuses of Fukushima victims, and the ever-present risk nuclear power plants pose to the communities that live near them, at the United Nations...

Tweet for research

Topic | 29 April, 2011 at 11:17

The Japanese Government is blocking us from carrying out radiation monitoring within the country's 12 mile territorial waters. Tell Japan's Prime Minister that independent monitoring of radioactive ocean pollution is in everyone's best interest.

Fukushima – INES scale rating

Publication | 25 March, 2011 at 19:15

A new analysis prepared for Greenpeace Germany by nuclear safety expert Dr Helmut Hirsch shows that by March 23 2011, Japan’s nuclear crisis has already released enough radioactivity to be ranked at Level 7 on the International Nuclear Event...

Rio+20 Earth Summit 2012

Topic | 23 November, 2011 at 12:00

The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) will take place in Brazil on 20-22 June 2012 to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), in Rio de Janeiro, and the...

Radiation survey field work

Background | 30 October, 2014 at 17:00

Monitoring in the Fukushima area by Greenpeace radiation experts has provided valuable information to residents, helping them understand the risks they continue to face from high levels of radioactive contamination.

Messages of Support for Japan

Topic | 1 March, 2012 at 13:00

What happened in Fukushima can happen anywhere. This is a problem that affects all of the world, not just Japan, and we need to stop nukes now.

Accidents

Topic | 27 June, 2006 at 10:14

Reprocessing

Background | 27 June, 2006 at 10:31

Every uranium-fuelled nuclear reactor creates plutonium during routine operation. Every 12-18 months the reactor is shut down, and one quarter of the fuel is discharged, and fresh fuel loaded. The so-called spent fuel consists of plutonium...

Radiation survey field work - 2012

Background | 24 March, 2011 at 11:36

Greenpeace radiation experts have regularly monitored locations around the evacuation area that surrounds the crisis-stricken Fukushima/Daiichi nuclear plant. They're there to independently assess the true extent of radiation risks that the local...

Radiation survey field work

Background | 24 March, 2011 at 11:36

Greenpeace radiation experts have regularly monitored locations around the evacuation area that surrounds the crisis-stricken Fukushima/Daiichi nuclear plant. They're there to independently assess the true extent of radiation risks that the local...

Stop radioactive investment!

Topic | 19 October, 2010 at 22:27

Stop radioactive investment

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E-mail BNP Paribas about their radioactive investments today!

Proliferation

Topic | 27 June, 2006 at 10:12

Nuclear waste

Topic | 18 April, 2007 at 12:24

Much of the nuclear waste will remain hazardous for hundreds of thousands of years, leaving a poisonous legacy to future generations.

Left in the dust

Publication | 4 May, 2010 at 8:00

AREVA’s radioactive legacy in the desert towns of Niger.

Greenpeace Response to Growing Troubles at Fukushima Nuclear Reactors

Press release | 13 March, 2011 at 15:04

Tokyo, 13 March, 2011 – Reacting to ongoing reports of cooling problems and the continuing release of radioactive materials from the Fukushima I/Daiichi and Fukushima II/Diani Plants, Jan Beranek, Head of Greenpeace International’s Nuclear...

Greenpeace calls for improved and coherent evacuation and radioactivity protection...

Press release | 20 March, 2011 at 16:05

Tokyo, 20 March 2011 -- As the Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan entered its second week and levels of radioactive contamination continue to grow, the international environmental organization Greenpeace, along with the Japanese group Citizens...

Fukushima nuclear disaster will impact forests, rivers and estuaries for hundreds of...

Press release | 4 March, 2016 at 4:20

Tokyo, 4 March 2016 - The environmental impacts of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster will last decades to centuries, warns a new Greenpeace Japan report. Man-made, long-lived radioactive elements are absorbed into the living tissues of...

Lost health and homes: the legacies of Chernobyl and Fukushima

Press release | 9 March, 2016 at 7:10

Moscow, Kiev, 9 March 2016 - Survivors of Chernobyl are still eating food with radioactive contamination above permissible limits thirty years after the nuclear catastrophe forced hundreds of thousands of people from their homes.

Fukushima nuclear disaster an ongoing crisis with no end in sight - Greenpeace

Press release | 11 March, 2016 at 1:00

Tokyo, 11 March 2016 - Greenpeace today commemorates the fifth anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, renewing calls for those responsible to be held to account for the ongoing crisis.

Chernobyl status report reveals a catalogue of failures and ongoing nuclear risks

Press release | 14 April, 2016 at 14:19

Hamburg, 14 April 2016 – Thirty years after the world’s worst nuclear disaster efforts to manage the damaged Chernobyl reactor are still in preliminary stages, leaving local people, visitors and wildlife at risk. These are the findings of a new...

French nuclear energy group, Areva: anomalies and suspected falsifications

Press release | 16 June, 2016 at 11:54

Paris, 16 June 2016 – A briefing on anomalies and suspected falsifications by Areva based on findings at the group’s Creusot Forge site was today published by Greenpeace France.[1] The briefing also presents a non-exhaustive list of nuclear power...

Radiation along Fukushima rivers up to 200 times higher than Pacific Ocean seabed -...

Press release | 21 July, 2016 at 7:00

Tokyo, 21 July 2016 – Radioactive contamination in the seabed off the Fukushima coast is hundreds of times above pre-2011 levels, while contamination in local rivers is up to 200 times higher than ocean sediment, according to results from...

Greenpeace calls on new Japan PM to delay school start for Fukushima kids

Press release | 29 August, 2011 at 2:14

Tokyo, August 29, 2011 – Greenpeace today called on the Japan’s incoming Prime Minister to delay the September 1st opening of schools in Fukushima City, after a Greenpeace radiation monitoring team found dose rates exceeding international safety...

Greenpeace files FOI request for Japanese nuclear plant meltdown scenario

Press release | 28 October, 2011 at 4:48

Tokyo, Japan, October 28, 2011 – Greenpeace today lodged a freedom of information request (FOI) with Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, demanding that existing scenario maps covering nuclear disasters at...

Greenpeace slams decision to restart Genkai reactor No4

Press release | 1 November, 2011 at 3:50

Tokyo, Japan, November 1, 2011 – “In the aftermath of the Great East Japan earthquake and triple meltdown at Fukushima Daiichi, it is unthinkable for any nuclear plant to be restarted before proper safety checks or consultation with the public is...

Japanese Nuclear Accident Simulations Severely Underestimate Radiation Risks

Press release | 29 November, 2011 at 9:06

Tokyo, Japan, November 29, 2011 – Greenpeace today renewed its demand for the Japanese government to keep its nuclear reactors offline as simulation maps of potential accidents at Japan’s nuclear plants - used in the development of nuclear...

Incompetent Decontamination Effort Risking Health of Fukushima Residents

Press release | 7 December, 2011 at 6:02

Fukushima, Japan, December 7, 2011 – Nine months after the triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, Greenpeace today renewed its demand for urgent relocation of pregnant women and children living in contaminated areas of Fukushima...

Shadowlands photographs highlight human cost of Fukushima nuclear disaster

Press release | 20 February, 2012 at 7:58

Amsterdam, February 20, 2012 – Greenpeace today launched 'Shadowlands', a presentation of haunting photographs depicting the impacts of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the plight of people displaced by the crisis, and a warning to others that a...

Lessons from Fukushima nuclear disaster report shows millions remain at risk

Press release | 28 February, 2012 at 1:14

Tokyo, February 28, 2012 - Greenpeace today released “Lessons from Fukushima”, a new report which shows that it was not a natural disaster which led to the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi plant on Japan’s east coast, but the failures of...

Greenpeace climbers scale Mt Fuji to call for nuclear-free Japan

Press release | 28 February, 2012 at 8:38

Kawaguchiko, Japan, February 28, 2012 - In solemn remembrance of the lives affected by last year’s Japanese earthquake and the following Fukushima nuclear tragedy, Greenpeace climbers today delivered messages of support and hope to the summit of...

Open letter to world leaders calls for an end of the threat of nuclear power

Press release | 7 March, 2012 at 10:46

Amsterdam, March 7, 2012 - Just days before Japan marks the anniversary of March 11, 2011 tsunami and the nuclear disaster that followed, leaders from more than 50 organisations and prominent individuals from all around the world today released...

Residents at risk as radioactive contamination lingers in Fukushima

Press release | 9 March, 2012 at 2:14

Fukushima, Japan, March 9, 2012 – Greenpeace today again criticised the Japanese Government’s incompetent handling of radioactive contamination from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, saying that its independent measurements show that one...

Greenpeace condemns Japanese Government rush to reactivate nuclear plant

Press release | 14 April, 2012 at 7:35

Tokyo, Japan, April 14, 2012 - Greenpeace today protested the Japanese Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Yukio Edano’s visit to Fukui Prefecture, slamming the Government’s push to bring two reactors at the Ohi nuclear power plant back online...

Greenpeace report rebukes finance sector for ignoring nuclear risks

Press release | 12 June, 2012 at 3:22

Tokyo, June 12, 2012 – Investors in nuclear power are being sold precarious and potentially damaging investments because the industry’s risks are regularly being overlooked or underestimated, a new report from Greenpeace has found.

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