Michèle Rivasi born Montélimar, Drôme, France February 9, 1953. Ecologist. Founded Radiological Research Commission following Chernobyl disaster, 1986; co-sponsor of forum on nuclear pollution, Polynesia, 1999. Director of Greenpeace France, 2003-04. Member of National Assembly; Green Party member of European Parliament, 2009; Green Party candidate for French Presidency, 2017.
“[T]his great message that is ours: ecology is peace. Growth, lobbies engender war. To save the climate, the oceans, our species and the others, we must stop all wars, all bombings. We do not need weapons but protection. My adversary is war.” (blog, Nov. 2, 2016; photo europarl.euro)