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Rock Solid? A scientific review of geological disposal of high-level radioactive waste

Publication | September 15, 2010 at 0:00

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.

The deadly legacy of nuclear waste

Publication | July 10, 2010 at 15:44

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.

Nuclear stress tests in Europe – the results are in

Press release | June 14, 2012 at 10:29

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.

Nuclear stress tests find serious safety problems, but still only scratch the surface

Press release | October 4, 2012 at 10:53

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.

European Commission attempts to open door for subsidies to nuclear energy

Feature story | July 19, 2013 at 10:53

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...

Briefing: Commission debate on State aid to nuclear

Publication | October 8, 2013 at 12:32

“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...

Nuclear phase out - Europe can switch to renewables

Publication | April 11, 2011 at 16:06

A 3 page briefing outlining how Europe can rapidly phase-out nuclear power while increasing its climate target.

G7: no breakthrough on energy independence

Press release | June 5, 2014 at 15:05

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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Topic | May 9, 2011 at 10:37

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