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Nuclear energy in the UK

The UK’s energy policy must deliver the right mix for the country. Nuclear should not be overlooked, if we want to keep the lights on. Britain’s new coalition government faces many urgent tasks. But few are more pressing than the need to determine how the country’s electricity needs are to be met. The last government… » read more

A view on nuclear energy!

One year ago, Commissioner Piebalgs stated: “Nuclear is here to stay!“. The trends, indeed, point in that direction: several European countries are withdrawing their nuclear embargoes and planning nuclear power plants! Leonardo ENERGY has interviewed Jean Van Vyve, the responsible for nuclear generation at Electrabel, discussing some limitations and advantages of nuclear Energy. The resulting… » read more

Bruno Comby, the founder of Environmentalists for Nuclear Energy, propagates a radically pro-nuclear approach: There is no major problem with nuclar power: It is clean, it takes very little things from the earth; it is safe, because a lot of money and attention is paid to safety; it is reliable, because it can provide the… » read more

Bruno Comby, the founder of Environmentalists for Nuclear Energy, propagates a radically pro-nuclear approach: There is no major problem with nuclar power: It is clean, it takes very little things from the earth; it is safe, because a lot of money and attention is paid to safety; it is reliable, because it can provide the… » read more

During his visit to Tunis last week President Sarkozy signed another cooperation agreement on the use of civilian nuclear energy. Soon France will have completed a network of such agreements with all southern riparian countries of the MED. For Sarkozy nuclear power is the energy of the future. He is wrong. Nuclear power is no… » read more

Gerd Leipold, Executive Director of Greenpeace International, on nuclear energy and its climate change promises – and on the paradigm shift in energy policy. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/N6nViBN4gCI” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Original post by Greening the Economy

How do you communicate the need to take urgent climate change actions when your citizens are enjoying the warmest winter in ages with temperatures which save them a lot of money in energy consumption? This was one of the interesting questions I discussed with government communicators, EU information officers and aspiring journalists during my two-day… » read more

This European Business summit (EBS 2008) workshop will discuss nuclear energy. This post sets out the scope of this EBS 2008 workshop (see EBS ‘08 programme). Everyone interested in the topic, whether they’re coming to EBS 2008 or not, is welcome to use this blog to comment or submit their own ideas – see About… » read more

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