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UK nuclear reactor design review runs into trouble

Blog entry by Justin | 1 July, 2009

In May we told you that the review being conducted by the UK’s Nuclear Installations Inspectorate into new reactor designs had issues with EDF and Areva’s European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) . Further details are now coming out about...

Nuclear News: Exelon delays plan for Texas nuclear plant

Blog entry by Justin | 1 July, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: AP: Exelon delays plan for Texas nuclear plant ’COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Power generator Exelon Corp. said Tuesday it has called off plans for now to build a new nuclear plant in Texas...

Just how do you get Internet at 82 degrees North?

Blog entry by Juliette | 1 July, 2009

... or how we traveled back in time to dial-up connections and email without attachments. Warning: This is an entry that might interest more the geeks among you than the general public. The Arctic Sunrise is on top of the world...

Polar Bear!

Blog entry by Dave | 1 July, 2009 6 comments

From Melanie, campaigner on board the Arctic Sunrise: A few hours after arriving at 82.31 degrees north latitude, a polar bear was sighted wandering not too far off the ship’s port beam. As you can imagine when someone shouts out...

HP, Lenovo and Dell penalised for breaking green IT promises

Feature story | 1 July, 2009 at 0:00

We're giving HP, Lenovo and Dell--the world's biggest PC makers--a penalty point in our updated Guide to Greener Electronics, for backtracking on their commitments to eliminate PVC plastic and brominated flame retardants (BFRs) from their...

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