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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...

Nuclear News: The new 'foreign oil'

Blog entry by Justin | 1 September, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Uranium: The new 'foreign oil' ’Shocking report from the Department of Energy might dampen enthusiasm for the nuclear industry. The U.S. now imports close to 60% of its uranium, and...

Coal and Uranium: Dangerous Liaisons

Blog entry by Aslihan | 31 August, 2009

What is the link between coal power and nuclear power? I mean - apart from the fact that they are both dirty sources of energy proceeding from fossil fuels that exist in limited amounts on the planet. And also apart from the fact...

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