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The EPR nuclear reactor

Publication | 6 February, 2012 at 16:57

An update of the 2008 Greenpeace International briefing on the EPR reactor. We have added some of the many new design and construction errors and the economic setbacks the EPR has run into. We also include more information on the tremendous gains...

Spook scandal: the hidden face of the nuclear industry

Feature story | 2 April, 2009 at 18:09

Twenty-four years after the attack by the French secret services against our ship the Rainbow Warrior - which cost the life of a Greenpeace photographer - the nuclear industry is once again at the heart a major spy scandal involving Greenpeace.

Chernobyl anniversary protest

Feature story | 26 April, 2007 at 2:00

On this day 21 years ago a nuclear reactor near the Ukraine city of Chernobyl suffered a steam explosion and a nuclear meltdown. Winds spread the radioactive fallout over thousands of square kilometres. Now, risky new nuclear reactors are under...

EDF Espionage Greater than Expected

Press release | 3 April, 2009 at 2:00

Following this week’s revelations that top staff at nuclear energy giant Electricité de France (EDF) were charged on suspicion of spying on Greenpeace, Inspectors from the French special cyber crimes unit (l’Office central de lutte contre la...

New revelations in the EDF Spying Scandal

Press release | 16 April, 2009 at 2:00

Electricité de France (EDF) has been spying on Greenpeace since 2004 according to a report this morning on the French news website Mediapart, which cites evidence from official investigation files. According to the files EDF was also seeking...

French nuclear giant EDF convicted of spying on Greenpeace

Press release | 10 November, 2011 at 17:35

Paris, 10 November 2011 ─ A French court today convicted the French state electricity company, Electricité de France SA (EDF), on charges of spying on Greenpeace, fined the company €1.5 million, and ordered it to pay €500,000 in damages to the...

Whose Power Is IT Anyway- A Report on European Energy Suppliers

Publication | 27 April, 2005 at 2:00

Every day we damage our climate by using fossil fuels (oil, coal and gas) for energy and transport. Climate change impacts our lives and is expected to destroy many natural environments in the coming years. Just ten big powercompanies control...

Don’t Hack the Hippies: Nuclear giant EDF found guilty of spying on Greenpeace

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 10 November, 2011 8 comments

As the great Mahatma Gandhi (nearly) said, ”First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they spy on you, then you win”. That’s pretty much the chain of events that lead to today’s conviction by a French court of French state...

France leads the way in the nuclear debacle

Blog entry by jmckeati | 2 August, 2010 1 comment

If you want to know why the so-called nuclear ‘renaissance’ is never going to happen, you need only look at the news that’s been coming out of France in the last few days. In short, the supposedly leading world experts in nuclear...

Quarterly - 2009.2

Background | 8 December, 2009 at 12:37

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