Greenpeace calls on Philippine government to scrap all plans for nuclear power

Greenpeace today called on the administration of President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to abandon all nuclear power plans, including those currently included the Philippine Energy Plan and the Energy Reform Agenda, and instead focus on achieving long term sustainable progress through safe and reliable renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. The environmental organization also challenged … Continue reading

Greenpeace response to growing troubles at Fukushima Nuclear Reactors

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 Campaign said: “Our thoughts remain with the Japanese people, who in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami are now faced with a dreadful situation, where … Continue reading

Greenpeace Responds to Japan nuclear radiation release reports of leaks from Fukushima Reactor

Reacting to reports that the Tokyo Electric Power Co authorised to release nuclear radiation from the Fukushima power plant and that increased levels of radiation have been detected at the plant, Jan Beranek, Greenpeace International Head of Nuclear Campaign said: “Releasing any amount of radiation into the atmosphere risks the health of people in the … Continue reading