2011 Press Releases

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MCKINSEY Advice on Rainforest Schemes Fundamentally Flawed

Press release | 7 April, 2011 at 13:17

London, 7th April 2011— A new Greenpeace report Bad Influence has revealed how advice given by global consultancy firm McKinsey to national governments could lead to an increase in the destructive logging it is intended to prevent.

Greenpeace finds high contamination levels in Minamisoma

Press release | 6 April, 2011 at 17:16

Yonezawa, Japan, 6 April 2011 –- Greenpeace radiation experts investigating impacts from the Fukushima nuclear crisis have discovered high levels of contamination in crops grown on the outskirts of Minamisoma city, raising further concerns over...

Greenpeace expands Fukushima radiation team

Press release | 4 April, 2011 at 6:00

Yonezawa, Japan, 4 April 2011 -- Greenpeace today announced the resumption of its radiation monitoring outside the evacuation zone (1) surrounding the stricken Fukushima nuclear complex (2). Adding a second field team of radiation experts, the...

Governments need to put saving the climate back on the UN climate talk agenda

Press release | 2 April, 2011 at 13:27

Amsterdam, 2 April 2011 -- Following the climate conference in Cancun, where governments scrambled to salvaged international negotiations and acknowledged the need for more ambitious greenhouse gas emission reductions, it’s now time for saving...

Greenpeace radiation experts present findings, announce further Fukushima...

Press release | 29 March, 2011 at 23:00

Tokyo, 30 March 2011: A group of Greenpeace radiation experts (1), returning to Tokyo from an initial assessment of contamination from the crisis-striken Fukushima nuclear plant, announced plans to expand their contamination monitoring in the...

Greenpeace responds to Japanese government accusations of “unreliable” data on...

Press release | 28 March, 2011 at 18:32

Responding to the comment by Japanese nuclear safety agency spokesman Mr. Nishiyama that Greenpeace’s radiation data from Iidate village, 40km from the crisis-ridden Fukushima nuclear plant “could not be considered reliable” (1), and that most...

Greenpeace radiation team pinpoints need to extend Fukushima evacuation zone,...

Press release | 27 March, 2011 at 20:50

Fukushima, March 27, 2011: Greenpeace radiation experts have confirmed radiation levels of up to ten micro Sieverts per hour (1) in Iitate village, 40km northwest of the crisis-stricken Fukushima/Daiichi nuclear plant, and 20km (2) beyond the...

Greenpeace radiation monitoring team begins Fukushima assessment

Press release | 26 March, 2011 at 4:00

Fukushima, March 26, 2011: A group of Greenpeace radiation experts has today started monitoring locations around the evacuation area that surrounds the crisis-stricken Fukushima/Daiichi nuclear plant, in order to assess the true extent of...

Greenpeace statement on radioactivity levels in Japan’s food and water

Press release | 23 March, 2011 at 18:33

Tokyo, 23 March 2011: Greenpeace responded today to reports of increased radiation in food from areas surrounding the Fukushima/Daiichi nuclear plant, and the detection of radioactivity in the Tokyo water supply by calling for more effective...

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

Press release | 20 March, 2011 at 17:05

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...

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