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Germany tells France: ‘nuclear is not green’ via euobserver

By WESTER VAN GAAL “Germany will oppose French efforts to label nuclear electricity as green energy,” Germany’s new foreign minister Annalena Baerbock said in Paris on Thursday. It was her first full day of work and first official visit to a … Continue reading

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German, Austrian investors press EC to exclude nuclear from taxonomy via IPE magazine

German and Austrian asset managers have sent a letter to the European Commission asking it not to classify nuclear energy as a sustainable economic activity under the taxonomy framework. The letter was sent under the umbrella of Forum Nachhaltige Geldanlagen … Continue reading

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The EU is doing well on green power- as the UK exits via Renew Extra Weekly

February 01, 2020 With Climate Change at the top of the agenda, the EU aims to be the first carbon neutral continent, working towards net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, with a new climate law being enacted soon. That’s taken some fighting for and fiddling, given the opposition from … Continue reading

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Nuclear Industry Worldwide Faces Escalating Battle to Keep Aging Reactors Running via EcoWatch

Life extensions to nuclear plants in Europe and North America are repeatedly being granted by safety regulators. But, according to nuclear plant owners, 25 percent of parts are now obsolete, so keeping the reactors going is becoming an increasing problem … Continue reading

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Study Shows How Investments Reflected Shift in Environmental Views via UTDallas News Center

A new study from The University of Texas at Dallas examines the differences in climate change perceptions in the United States and Europe by looking at investor behavior. Dr. Anastasia Shcherbakova, clinical assistant professor of finance and managerial economics in … Continue reading

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Old nuclear reactors can’t save the climate via Greenpeace

So why did hundreds of Greenpeace activists take action yesterday? Because 44% of the reactors in Europe are just too old to still be on line. They acted to illustrate to the world the risk which these nuclear reactors pose … Continue reading

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Why we must phase out nuclear power via The Guardian

The inherent risk in the use of nuclear energy can and does have disastrous consequences … The orchestrated effort between coalition officials and the nuclear industry to create a pro-nuclear public information campaign in the days after Fukushima showed that … Continue reading

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