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Nukes are a dangerous waste of time and money

Blog entry by Justin | 29 June, 2009

How this works: The accumulating costs above are based on the EUR 1.7 billion overrun announced by Areva/TVO plus an extra EUR 1.2 billion which will be needed to purchase electricity that has not been produced by Olkiluoto-3 since...

The spin and fiction of EDF's Vincent De Rivaz: 3 – Nuclear waste

Blog entry by Justin | 29 June, 2009

On Wednesday evening last week, Vincent De Rivaz, Chief Executive of EDF Energy, was interviewed on the UK’s Sky News channel . It was the same day as the UK government announcing its latest nuclear power strategy . The interview is...

Nuclear News: Canada Reactor design puts safety of nuclear plants into question

Blog entry by Justin | 29 June, 2009 1 comment

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Globe and Mail: Canada Reactor design puts safety of nuclear plants into question ’Canadian nuclear safety regulators say they have underestimated the seriousness of a design feature...

Rainbow Warrior

Image | 29 June, 2009 at 11:18

Rainbow Warrior, Artist impression of design.

MY Arctic Sunrise at Robeson Channel in Greenland

Image | 29 June, 2009 at 1:00

The Arctic Sunrise prepares to leave 'the ice bridge' in the Robeson channel, at 82.4 North, near the border between Greenland and Canada.

Petermann Glacier in Greenland

Image | 29 June, 2009 at 1:00

View across Petermann Glacier, one of Greenland's largest and most northerly glaciers. Greenpeace are in Greenpeace and leading climate scientists are in Greenland for a 3 month expedition using their icebreaking ship the Arctic Sunrise to gather...

Polar Bear at Robeson Channel in Greenland

Image | 29 June, 2009 at 1:00

30 June - Greenland. A polar bear seen from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise during a scientific expedition to investigate and draw attention to the impacts of climate change.

The Arctic Sunrise reaches 'the ice bridge'

Image | 29 June, 2009 at 1:00

The Arctic Sunrise reaches 'the ice bridge' in the Robeson channel, at 82.4 North, near the border between Greenland and Canada.

A polar bear walking along the edge of 'the

Image | 29 June, 2009 at 1:00

A polar bear walking along the edge of 'the ice bridge' in the Robeson channel, at 82.4 north, near the border between Greenland and Canada.

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise at Robeson Channel in Greenland

Image | 29 June, 2009 at 0:00

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise reaches 'the ice bridge' in the Robeson channel, at 82.4 North, near the border between Greenland and Canada.

YOU

Image | 29 June, 2009 at 0:00

YOU-TURN THE EARTH. Push the world in the right direction. Copenhagen climate summit December 2009.

MY Arctic Sunrise Crew in Greenland

Image | 28 June, 2009 at 1:00

The crew of the Greenpeace ship MY Arctic Sunrise in Greenland. The Arctic Sunrise reaches 'the ice bridge' in the Robeson channel, at 82.4 North, near the border between Greenland and Canada. This is the Southernmost extent of the summer sea ice...

A second nuclear plant for the Netherlands? It’s a dangerous Delta plan

Blog entry by Justin | 26 June, 2009 1 comment

Dutch unlisted utility Delta said on Thursday it had started to apply to build a second nuclear power plant in the Netherlands, which it expects will be operational in 2018. So the Greenpeace team went down to the Delta head office...

The spin and fiction of EDF's Vincent De Rivaz: 2 – Debate and discussion

Blog entry by Justin | 26 June, 2009

On Wednesday evening, Vincent De Rivaz, Chief Executive of EDF Energy, was interviewed on the UK’s Sky News channel . It was the same day as the UK government announcing its latest nuclear power strategy . The interview is worth...

Nuclear News: EDF Energy’s chief sees his pay rise after profits plunge

Blog entry by Justin | 26 June, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: London Evening Standard: EDF Energy’s chief sees his pay rise after profits plunge ’Vincent de Rivaz, chief executive of gas and electricity giant EDF Energy, got a £200,000 pay rise...

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