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700 strip naked for climate message

Feature story | 5 October, 2009 at 2:00

700 volunteers posed nude in a French vineyard to send a message about climate change. This human art installation in the South of Burgundy was created by artist Spencer Tunick - to warn about the dangers of global warming.

Security and safety risks at French nuclear reactors exposed by drones

Blog entry by Shaun Burnie | 26 November, 2014 2 comments

For the past two months, French nuclear facilities have been subjected to a new threat – the overflight of unidentified drones or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). As of 20th November, drones of various sizes have made 32 flights above...

Greenpeace response to China-France joint statement on climate change

Press release | 2 November, 2015 at 14:34

Beijing, 2 November 2015 - A joint climate statement was released today by Chinese President Xi Jinping and French President Francois Hollande. The statement made an incremental step forward while highlighting the ambition gap the world still...

Russia is not AREVA's nuclear trash can

Feature story | 25 January, 2010 at 1:00

The French nuclear industry seems to think it's fair to ship nuclear waste to Russia and then forget about it. They think that keeping the waste away from the French public will protect their glossy image. Not as long as Greenpeace is around.

Rouge Alert: Climate change threatens French wine

Feature story | 4 September, 2009 at 2:00

Climate change would drive anyone to drink, but it seems that the drink won't be a nice French Pinot Noir. France, famous for its unique wine varieties, stands to lose an important part of its cultural heritage as rising temperatures impact...

Greenpeace defies plutonium secrecy ban

Feature story | 8 October, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace today informed the French government at a hearing that we will not remove information concerning nuclear waste transports from our websites. This defies an order from the French Ministry of Industry to treat all information regarding...

Greenpeace activists resist shipment of nuclear waste from France to Russia

Feature story | 9 April, 2010 at 13:07

Greenpeace activists have been on the frontlines all week attempting to stop the shipment of nuclear waste from France to Russia. Despite attempts from the nuclear industry to silence us, our activists continue to nonviolently resist the...

Public pressure stops French nuclear waste export to Russia

Feature story | 29 May, 2010 at 23:00

AREVA, the French nuclear energy company, admitted Friday that their contract to ship nuclear waste to Russia has been halted four years early, ending this July. Transports we have tirelessly highlighted, taken action against and lobbied to...

European energy company Alstom dumping dirty technology on South

Press release | 3 July, 2002 at 2:00

On the day of its annual general meeting French-UK company Alstom - a major supplier of the highly controversial and corruption-tainted Three Gorges Dam of China - is now being targeted over its involvement in dirty coal fired power stations in...

The Clemenceau Case: Potential Hazardous Material Assessment

Publication | 7 February, 2006 at 20:06

A report which inventories the potentially hazardous materials likely to be onboard the French decommissioned aircraft carrier Clemenceau.

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