Nuclear Reaction

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  • Bid for Britain's nuclear power stations goes piff paff poof

    Blogpost by Justin - 1 August, 2008 at 18:31

    It's usually poor form to laugh at another's misfortunes, but in this case I feel a slight chortle is more than justified. EDF's

    bid to takeover British Energy - the semi-state owned company charged with looking after the UK's nuclear power stations - ... Read more >

  • Greenpeace activists protesting in front of the Tricastin Nuclear Power Station

    Greenpeace activists protesting in front of the Tricastin Nuclear Power Station

    (© Greenpeace/Matthieu Barret)

    With France looking to put itself at the centre of the so-called ‘Nuclear Renaissance’ across the world, it’s worth taking a look at just what... Read more >

  • Quote of the Era

    Blogpost by Justin - 1 August, 2008 at 17:17

    ‘Italians have not been able to protect Renaissance art treasures for even as long as one thousand years. Egyptians have not been able to protect the tombs of the Pharaohs for even as long as four thousand years, and some of the graves were looted wit... Read more >

  • Quote of the day

    Blogpost by Justin - 1 August, 2008 at 16:07

    Here’s David Maclean, the English Conservative MP for Penrith and The Border constituency in Cumbria in the north of the country:

    Cumbria is a nuclear county. It has Sellafield, the only centre of excellence in this country for nuclear technology.

    We c... Read more >

  • Fallout from August 1 2008

    Blogpost by Justin - 1 August, 2008 at 15:40

    Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed:

    Bad News:

    Arms Control Association: IAEA-Indian Nuclear Safeguards Agreement: A Critical Analysis

    ‘On July 9, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) distributed the text of a propos... Read more >

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