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AREVA takes ass-kicking from own nuclear reactor

Blog entry by laurak | 1 September, 2009 10 comments

A guest blog by Aslihan Tumer, Nuclear Campaigner at Greenpeace International I've got a nuclear energy riddle for you: What is dangerous, costs 5.5 billion euros, and may end in bankruptcy? The answer: French nuclear giant AREVA...

Who is footing the bill?

Blog entry by Juliette | 1 September, 2009

Here is a really powerful German short film highlighting the problem with the carbon based economy - those using the carbon aren't the same as those footing the bill. (In German with English subtitles)

Article of the day - at Sermilik Fjord

Blog entry by Juliette | 1 September, 2009 1 comment

Recommended reading: very long and detailed article in the Guardian about the Arctic Meltdown expedition , and what exactly the on-board scientists are finding out: The Sermilik fjord in Greenland: a chilling view of a warming world .

3 thoughts from lightbulb campaigning

Blog entry by eoin | 1 September, 2009 4 comments

The European Union has finally outlawed 100W incandescent lightbulbs -- the pear-shaped bulbs invented by Edison you'd use as the main light in a room. Other inefficient household lighting will follow between now and 2012, as the...

OL3 EPR wipes out AREVA profits

Blog entry by Justin | 1 September, 2009

The OL3 nuclear European Pressurized Reactor (EPR), being built by French nuclear giant AREVA at Olkiluoto in Finland, is in such desperate financial trouble it has single-handedly wiped out the company’s half year profits . The...

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