Daily Archives: 2013/05/04

UK nuclear power plans are ‘Soviet’, says EU energy commissioner via The Guardian

A prominent clean energy campaigner has been banned from the European Energy Forum after tweeting remarks made by the EU’s energy commissioner describing the UK’s plan to hand out long-term contracts to nuclear companies as “Soviet”. Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger’s … Continue reading

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Costs of nuclear power remains a divisive issue via Taipei Times

Experts remain divided over the costs associated with generating electricity from nuclear sources and the economic impact of potentially halting construction of the controversial Fourth Nuclear Power Plant in Gongliao District (貢寮), New Taipei City (新北市). Vice Minister of Economic … Continue reading

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INS Arihant, India’s N-powered submarine, to be operational soon via NDTV

New Delhi: In a big step towards securing India’s nuclear deterrence capabilities, the reactor on board the indigenously built nuclear-powered submarine INS Arihant is set to become operational within three weeks. The submarine, which is over 100 metres long, has been … Continue reading

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カク台北市長、第4原発問題について日豪の代表と意見交換 via フォーカス台湾

(抜粋) 日立など日本企業も関わっている第4原発は1999年、台北から約40キロの距離にある新北市貢寮区で建設が始まったが、住民の反発もあり、いまだ完成し ていない。政府では今年2月、2年前の福島第1原発事故による脱原発世論の高まりをふまえ、第4原発の建設続行の可否について住民投票にかける方針を固め ている。 これについて、カク市長は「住民投票という手段に反対はしない。しかし、この議題が政治問題化する中、国民が第4原発の将来を専門的な角度から理性的に決められるかどうかが心配」と述べ、徹底した情報公開や国際原子力機関(IAEA)への協力要請の必要性を強調した。 これに対し、樽井代表とマギー代表は台湾の原子力政策の行方に関心を示すとともに、第4原発問題が円満に解決できるよう希望した。 全文は カク台北市長、第4原発問題について日豪の代表と意見交換

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No. of Fukushima women giving birth at hometowns tends to recover via Fukushima Minpo News

[…] The monthly average number of births by such women came to 188.5 in 2010, the year before the outbreak of the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant, but declined to 117.4 in 2011 and to 73.3 in … Continue reading

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