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Our weblogs from around the world. Making Waves covers general Greenpeace and environmental news, Nuclear Reaction spotlights the nuclear industry, and from Greenpeace UK, the Energydesk, reporting on Energy and Climate issues.

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Fallout from July 30 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 30 July, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Wales Online: Wave hello to sea power proposals ‘THE full list of options for bringing the world’s most ambitious green electricity scheme to South Wales have been...

Ontario, twinned with Belene

Blog entry by Justin | 30 July, 2008 2 comments

Following the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for Bulgaria’s Belene nuclear plant failing to adequately address seismic considerations, accident response, and decommissioning, we have this from a report by Greenpeace Canada on...

Hello World!

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 29 July, 2008 3 comments

Hello there, and welcome to Nuclear Reaction. We started writing this blog three weeks ago but today's the day we're inviting the world in to see what we've been up to. Why the delay? Well our mission is to record the meltdown of that...

Reactor of the Week #2: Belene, Bulgaria

Blog entry by Justin | 29 July, 2008

Welcome to Reactor of the Week, Nuclear Reaction’s profiling of the nuclear reactors and power plants whose reputations have made the nuclear industry the global laughing stock it is today. As nuclear reactors are prone to do, the...

Fallout from July 29 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 29 July, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: AJC: Has the time come for nuclear power? No: Price is high in so many ways ‘[S]ome want to see a hundred or more new reactors built here, which will produce even...

Little article, big numbers

Blog entry by Justin | 28 July, 2008 2 comments

No doubt you were staggered by the German government’s announcement that ‘ 122 incidents were subject to reporting at the country's nuclear power plants last year ’. Well, how about this. According to the French nuclear watchdog...

Beijing Olympics hang under a clound of smog

Blog entry by Andrew | 28 July, 2008 1 comment

Air quality levels in Beijing are still far from World Health Organization standards. From ABS-CBN news : Beijing's air quality is still falling well short of international guidelines, despite desperate efforts to clean the Olympic...

Missing: One nuclear reactor part. Goes by the name of ‘Potentially fatal dose’

Blog entry by Justin | 28 July, 2008

There was mystery and intrigue at Canada’s Bruce nuclear power station over the weekend as it was revealed that a highly radioactive metal part of the reactor was ‘lost’ by the company refurbishing the reactor. We say ‘mystery and...

Greenpeace UK: Whitehall farce explodes over nuclear clean-up and clean energy...

Blog entry by Justin | 28 July, 2008

‘Well, what do you know? Another news story has broken which demonstrates that the UK's nuclear industry is not the robust, well-managed machine our ministers would have us believe. The government has sneaked out a report assessing the...

Fallout from July 28 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 28 July, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Yahoo! News: India's global ambition and the nuclear deal ‘For three decades, India has craved a nuclear energy deal that would bring prestige and advanced...

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