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Nuclear News: EDF plays down concerns over Flamaville nuclear plant

Blog entry by Aslihan | 18 June, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: New Civil Engineer: EDF plays down concerns over Flamanville nuclear plant French energy giant EDF this week insisted that construction of its flagship Flamanville 3 nuclear...

Sigourney Weaver gives UN the bottom line

Blog entry by laurak | 18 June, 2009

Yesterday in New York, actress Sigourney Weaver presented some hard facts about the practice of bottom trawling during the UN Consultative Process on the Law of the Sea (ICP). Namely - it is killing deep sea ecological systems and they...

Time to give up on CCS

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 18 June, 2009

No sooner does a government suggest that it might make CCS compulsary on existing power plants than we learn that this might mean they have to close down . Which makes you wonder - if it's not going to work in the UK, how on earth is...

Greenpeace – Yes Men spoof newspaper declares climate deal

Feature story | 18 June, 2009 at 0:00

Readers of a free copy of the International Herald Tribune in Brussels today may have done a double take when they saw headlines like “Markets Soar on News of Copenhagen Climate Deal” and “Atmosphere Named World Heritage Site.” That’s because...

EPR: The clock is ticking

Blog entry by Justin | 17 June, 2009

See those numbers ticking away? That’s how many days, hours, minutes and seconds late is the European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) being built at Olkiluoto in Finland . The reactor’s builders, French nuclear joker’s Areva, say it will be...

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