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

Press release | 28 February, 2012 at 9:38

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...

Greenpeace reaction to Japanese Prime Minister Kan’s call for a “nuclear-free society”

Press release | 13 July, 2011 at 17:19

Tokyo, Japan 13th 2011 – Greenpeace welcomes Japan’s Prime Minister Kan comment calling for Japan to “aim for a nuclear-free society”. “Greenpeace is calling on world leaders to take heed of Prime Minister Kan’s call for a nuclear-free society.

Japan utilities at risk unless they adapt to changed market forces

Press release | 6 February, 2013 at 3:49

Tokyo, February 6, 2013 – The value of Japan's energy utilities, which slumped in the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, will fall further if the companies continue to ignore major changes in market forces and regulations, a new...

Nuclear power and the collapse of society

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 5 May, 2017 14 comments

On March 1 1954, on Bikini Atoll, in the Marshall Islands, the US military detonated the world’s first lithium-deuteride hydrogen bomb, a thousand times more powerful than the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs. The radiation blew downwind,...

Greenpeace calls for renewable revolution as Japan becomes nuclear free

Press release | 4 May, 2012 at 5:00

Tokyo, Japan, 4 May 2012 - Greenpeace called on the Japanese government today to use the opportunity of a nuclear free Japan to listen to its experts and its people, keep reactors off line and focus all its efforts on improving energy efficiency...

Fukushima meltdown: two months later, Japan's government still drags its feet

Blog entry by Greg McNevin | 17 May, 2011 14 comments

In the latest in its ongoing series of late-night announcements, TEPCO this week finally admitted that the core of Fukushima’s reactor 1 started melting a mere five hours after the March 11 earthquake, and reached full meltdown...

Japan to abandon nuclear plans and embrace renewable energy - who's next?

Blog entry by Jan Beránek | 12 May, 2011 26 comments

On May 10th, Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan made an incredible announcement – prompted by the ongoing Fukushima nuclear crisis, Japan, the world’s 3rd largest economy, is dropping plans to double its nuclear power capacity and the...

Illuminating the manipulation behind the nuclear ‘renaissance’

Feature story | 23 May, 2008 at 2:00

Greenpeace lit up central Prague for the past two evenings with giant projected slogans reminding the public, media and energy decision makers about the risks of nuclear power versus the benefits of clean energy. We illuminated Prague; we were...

Pathway away from destruction

Feature story | 19 September, 2002 at 2:00

One of the most dangerous and unnecessary shipments ever to have taken place reached journey’s end on September 17th 2002 when it docked in the UK port of Barrow. The effect that this shipment’s 18,000 mile, 75-day passage, through some of the...

Plutonium on the horizon, planet on the line

Feature story | 19 August, 2002 at 2:00

A shipment of one of the planet's deadliest substances will round the Cape of Good Hope at about the same time world leaders are arriving in Johannesburg for the Earth Summit on Sustainable Development. We caught up with the British ship carrying...

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