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365 reasons to oppose nuclear power

Blog entry by Justin | 16 March, 2009

1994 in Ukraine at the Khmelnitsky nuclear plant: Unit 1 is shut down for five days following a fire in the turbine hall, caused by a short circuit.

Greenwash of the day

Blog entry by Justin | 16 March, 2009

When did nuclear fuel reprocessing become ‘ recycling ’?

Canada: Greenpeace blocks nuclear station to tell Nuclear Energy Minister George...

Blog entry by Justin | 16 March, 2009

Copyright 2009 Martin Boudreault Late last week, Canadian Greenpeace activists blocked access to the Pickering nuclear station with a truck topped by a giant billboard reading “Minister: Don’t Nuke Green Energy,” as part of the...

Greenpeace welcomes industry initiative to address tuna decline

Press release | 16 March, 2009 at 16:15

Sian Berry: Suffragettes vs the fighter pilot tendency

Blog entry by Justin | 16 March, 2009

My opposition to nuclear is based on the fact that - like letting a big supermarket drive your town's regeneration programme - it is such a distraction when there are so many other, less technically challenging, more job-heavy, cheaper...

Nuclear News: France to help develop Saudi, Egyptian, Gulf nuclear programs

Blog entry by Justin | 16 March, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: DEBKAfile: France to help develop Saudi, Egyptian, Gulf nuclear programs ‘After a meeting with French president Nicolas Sarkozy Friday, March 13, the emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Jaber...

Letter to Obama and Lula

Publication | 16 March, 2009 at 15:57

Obama/Lula banner in Washington

Image | 16 March, 2009 at 0:00

Obama/Lula banner in Washington.

Obama and Lula need to bail out the Amazon

Feature story | 14 March, 2009 at 0:00

Today President Obama will be meeting President Lula of Brazil for the first time and saving the economy will be at the top of their agenda. But they need to add a new item: Saving the Earth. Twenty percent of annual greenhouse gas emissions come...

You want nuclear power? Then accept their suffering

Blog entry by Justin | 13 March, 2009

It is a fact that supporters of nuclear power must face up to. Large parts of the nuclear industry are built upon the suffering and exploitation of many people around the world. It involves the mining and processing of uranium and we...

Lovelock’s logic

Blog entry by Justin | 13 March, 2009

Now, far be it from us criticise the eminent James Lovelock but something about his views on nuclear power expressed in the UK’s Independent newspaper this week deserve examination… The nuclear fuel industry is tiny compared with...

Nuclear News: ‘Madame Non’ in fight to keep Areva post

Blog entry by Justin | 13 March, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Financial Times: ‘Madame Non’ in fight to keep Areva post ‘Anne Lauvergeon is used to fighting tough battles, but this time the chief executive of Areva, whose combative style has in...

On this day in nuclear history

Blog entry by Justin | 13 March, 2009

1980 in France at the Saint-Laurent-des-Eaux nuclear plant: Reactor core cooling is constrained because of a loose piece of metal. The fuel elements fuse.

Brazilian newspaper ad

Image | 13 March, 2009 at 15:19

Ad that will run in a Brazilian newspaper during Obama visit with Lula.

EU Comission agrees with us on IT industry and climate change

Blog entry by tom | 13 March, 2009 1 comment

It's nice when occasionally big political institutions agree with you. Last week we launched our IT Climate Leadership Challenge, looking for IT leaders to raise their game on tackling climate change. Yesterday the EU Commission...

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