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Nuclear energy is not an alternative

Fukushima was the largest nuclear incident the world had seen since Chernobyl, on April 26 1986. It is a harsh reminder once again of the risks nuclear energy poses to our health and environment. Nuclear power cannot be regarded as a viable alternative to fossil fuels, and it definitely not as a source of renewable energy.
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30 Years Since Chernobyl, 5 Years Since Fukushima

30 years after Chernobyl and 5 years after Fukushima, we have not forgotten about the tragedy caused by these two nuclear accidents. The Green Party of Japan, along with Green Parties around the world, will continue to work towards a nuclear-free and peaceful future.
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Greens Japan declaration on the relaunch of the Sendai Nuclear Plant

Greens Japan formal declaration on the occasion of the relaunch of the Sendai Nuclear Plant: Our appeal for an end to a demonstrably irresponsible way of generating energy. 


August 11th,2015 
Executive Committee of Greens Japan, 

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Fukushima Anniversary Manifestation: Swedish Greens

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Never give up a nuclear-free Gulf of Bothnia

Manifestation in Stockholm, March 11, 2015

On the anniversary of Fukushima's nuclear disaster, the Swedish Green Party (Miljöpartiet de Gröna) will hold a demonstration outside the Embassy of Finland on Gärdesgatan 11, 115 27 Stockholm, Sweden, between 11:00 and 14:00.

Korea's greenhouse gas emissions

South Korea’s Park Geun-hye administration scores zero when it comes to the willingness to scale back emissions of greenhouse gases. The Park administration evades the responsibility to address climate change by increasing nuclear power plants and losing grip on emission trading. Korea is the world’s seventh largest emitter of greenhouse gases. In other words, Korea bears a great duty in helping the international community reach a consensus to respond to post-2020 climate change.

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Egyptian Green Party calls for clean energy

Egypt is experiencing electricity shortages from an old grid and the damaging health effects of coal pollution. The Green solution is clean energy!

In this article, the party’s president Mohamed Awad describes their strategy to tackle energy shortages and pollution in Egypt, including a lawsuit to limit coal, a plan to start solar manufacturing, taking part in community campaigns and standing candidates in municipal elections.

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No Electricity Tower in Milyang Campaign

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In Korea, already 23 units of nuclear plants are in operation. The former government, however, accelerated nuclear plant increase policy. As a result, it is a big issue in Korean society that super-voltage electricity tower construction to transmit electricity, produced from nuclear plants, to metropolis and big industries. The super-voltage towers are in construction in Milyang, Gyeongsangnam-do, provoking 8-year-long strong oppositions of dwellers that have lived in the place for the whole life.

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