Old nuclear reactors can’t save the climate via Greenpeace

So why did hundreds of Greenpeace activists take action yesterday?
Because 44% of the reactors in Europe are just too old to still be on line. They acted to illustrate to the world the risk which these nuclear reactors pose — not only to Europe and the planet, but to taking tangible steps towards a sustainable and renewable energy future. Also, as we approach the anniversary of the Fukushima disaster, next Tuesday the 11th, it was to highlight some basic common sense: as these reactors get older, the likelihood of catastrophic faults increases.
We demand that reactors older than their initial design lifetime be closed immediately. We believe that for safety no further lifetime extensions should be granted.
Join us in demanding that these ageing reactors are shut down here.

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