European leaders are being misled over the safety of underground disposal of highly dangerous nuclear waste which could poison groundwaters for centuries, a new study concludes.
This briefing illustrates why - for now, and for the coming hundreds of thousands of years - the nuclear waste problem is here to stay and why we should stop wasting our time with nuclear power.
Brussels - Fifteen months after the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, European energy ministers will tomorrow for the first time consider the outcome of ‘stress tests’ for nuclear power plants during their Energy Council meeting.
So-called ‘stress tests’ of Europe’s nuclear plants have revealed serious safety problems across the continent, but avoided asking some of the most difficult questions, Greenpeace said.
The European Commission is due to release new draft guidelines for subsidies in the fields of the environment and energy. The guidelines, which are being agreed internally by the Commission over the course of the summer, will be put to a public...
“The Commission should not issue guidelines for state aid to the nuclear sector; subsidising new nuclear plants creates unjustifiable market distortions and environmental risks. Furthermore, DG Competition lacks the experience and the knowledge...
A 3 page briefing outlining how Europe can rapidly phase-out nuclear power while increasing its climate target.
Brussels – A meeting of the G7 ends today in Brussels with no breakthrough on the burning issue of energy independence. The leaders of the world’s most industrialised nations were grappling with the effects of the Ukraine crisis on European security.
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