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Nuclear News: Nuclear Power Continues World Dependence on Middle East Oil

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 24 February, 2011

Green Prophet: Nuclear Power Continues World Dependence on Middle East Oil In its haste to free itself from oil-powered electricity, during the Arab oil shocks of the ”70s, France switched to nuclear energy. It had been...

Nuclear News: Secret Plan Exposed to Use Surplus Weapons Plutonium in Washington...

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 9 February, 2011

Common Dreams: Secret Plan Exposed to Use Surplus Weapons Plutonium in Washington State Nuclear Reactor COLUMBIA, S.C. - February 3 - Department of Energy (DOE) documents released to Friends of the Earth reveal that the...

Nuclear News: UK MPs 'sceptical' that nuclear power stations will be built on time

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 27 January, 2011

The Telegraph: MPs 'sceptical' that nuclear power stations will be built on time Energy companies are unlikely to build all the UK's planned nuclear power stations on time, according to an influential committee of MPs. The Energy...

Nuclear News: Bulgarians, Romanians Building Nuclear Reactor in France Face Ruthless...

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 12 January, 2011 1 comment

Sofia News Agency: Bulgarians, Romanians Building Nuclear Reactor in France Face Ruthless Exploitation The foreign workers – including many Bulgarians and Romanians – on the construction site of EDF's new-generation...

Nuclear News: Nuclear Renaissance or The End of Nations?

Blog entry by jmckeati | 15 September, 2010

The Market Oracle: Nuclear Renaissance or The End of Nations? ‘The Internet is a vast rumour mill and Internet-thinking can lead to paranoia and selfdelusion. This has infected the so-called "Nuclear debate" just like the Climate...

Nuclear News: Sudan plans to build nuclear reactor

Blog entry by jmckeati | 23 August, 2010 1 comment

Haaretz: Sudan plans to build nuclear reactor ‘Sudan is planning to build a nuclear reactor and its first nuclear power plant for peaceful electricity purposes by 2020, the state news agency SUNA said. Sudan's economy has suffered...

The nuclear threat from Russia’s forest fires

Blog entry by jmckeati | 11 August, 2010

Here’s some figures about the forest fires that have been sweeping Russia this week : * At least 52 people have been killed. * 127 settlements were burned. * Up to 20 of Russia’s regions were declared emergency zones. * At least...

Nuclear News: Portugal Gives Itself a Clean-Energy Makeover

Blog entry by jmckeati | 11 August, 2010

New York Times: Portugal Gives Itself a Clean-Energy Makeover LISBON — Five years ago, the leaders of this sun-scorched, wind-swept nation made a bet: To reduce Portugal’s dependence on imported fossil fuels, they embarked on an...

Nuclear News: Rethinking security in the new nuclear age

Blog entry by jmckeati | 2 August, 2010 1 comment

Rethinking security in the new nuclear age ‘VHeadline.com oil industry commentarist Andrew McKillop writes: The most basic read out from what the nuclear industrial lobby calls The Nuclear Renaissance is that national security --...

AREVA’s talk on spent nuclear fuel can’t be trusted

Blog entry by jmckeati | 7 July, 2010 1 comment

Some readers may remember AREVA’s unbelievably patronising nuclear waste cartoon … ‘By treating me and recycling me into MOX fuel,’ says the cute little spent fuel rod, ‘there’s less waste to watch after and...

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