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Bratušek links energy union portfolio to climate policy but struggles to impress

Press release | October 6, 2014 at 17:25

Brussels – As parliamentary hearings for the Juncker Commission enter their second week, Commissioner-designate Alenka Bratušek, aspiring vice-president for the energy union, was in the dock this afternoon. In her opening statement she outlined...

Nuclear stress test map reveals alarming gaps in results

Press release | October 27, 2011 at 23:30

Brussels, 27 October 2011 – Greenpeace today presented a map [1] allowing citizens in every European country to see how nuclear plants fared under ‘stress tests’.

The economics of nuclear power

Publication | December 5, 2007 at 14:49

A new report published by a team of international energy and economic experts which conclusively proves that nuclear power is neither a practical nor economically viable solution to tackling climate change.

New EU rules for nuclear waste open the door to dumping in Russia

Press release | July 19, 2011 at 12:50

European countries today agreed to develop plans to address the ever-growing problem of nuclear waste. However, the EU also agreed to continue the dangerous practice of transporting radioactive material across great distances to storage plants...

Europe to get nuclear 'stress tests lite'

Press release | May 25, 2011 at 9:30

Brussels, 25 May 2011 – Agreement on the content of ‘stress tests’ for Europe’s nuclear power stations between the European Commission and European Nuclear Safety Regulators Group will be announced this morning.

New EU state aid rules a blow for UK nuclear energy plan – Greenpeace

Press release | April 9, 2014 at 12:39

Brussels – New rules on state aid adopted today by the European Commission will make it harder for the UK and other governments to subsidise nuclear energy projects like the new reactors at Hinkley Point, said Greenpeace.

NGOs call for debate on how to put science at the heart of EU politics

Press release | August 19, 2014 at 8:30

Brussels - Scientific advice should be transparent, objective and independent, and there should be more science and more diverse expertise available to the European Commission’s President, a coalition of 28 international and national NGOs wrote...

The power of lobbies

Publication | March 23, 2015 at 15:03

JOINT STATEMENT - updated from 17 December, 2014. Multi-sectoral civil society coalition calls for greater protections for consumers, journalists, whistleblowers, researchers and workers.

Exclusive: Leaked nuclear state aid proposals spark controversy

Blog entry by Mark Breddy | July 19, 2013

The European Commission is facing controversy over plans to change existing rules and allow member states to provide direct state aid to nuclear power. The plans leaked to German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung and seen by Greenpeace...

Debunking the Commission's claims on nuclear state aid

Blog entry by Andrea Carta | July 26, 2013

For the last week, the European Commission has been at pains to explain itself after leaked plans to change EU rules and allow European countries to provide direct state aid to nuclear power came under heavy fire. Chancellor...

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