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EU labels nuclear power ‘green’, Germany calls it dangerous via Sydney Morning Herald

By John Chalmers Brussels: The German government has condemned nuclear energy as dangerous, slamming European Union proposals that would let the technology remain part of the bloc’s plans for a climate-friendly future. Germany is on course to switch off its remaining three … Continue reading

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European Union should join ban treaty via Beyond Nuclear

Europe would face the greatest level of destruction in the event of a nuclear conflict By Erkki Tuomioja In July 2017, an overwhelming majority of the UN General Assembly adopted a landmark global agreement to ban nuclear weapons, known as … Continue reading

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EU leaders include nuclear energy in green transition via Japan Times

BRUSSELS – European Union leaders agreed Friday that nuclear energy will be part of the bloc’s solution to making its economy carbon-neutral by 2050, allowing them to win the support of two coal-dependent countries. EU heads of state and government agreed … Continue reading

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EU plans to ease restrictions on food from Fukushima area via Japan Today

TOKYO The European Union has told Japan that it plans to relax its restrictions on some food products from areas affected by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japanese officials said Thusday. EU leaders Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Junker conveyed the … Continue reading

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UPDATE 3-Areva’s stock plunges on sales warning, solar exit via Reuters

By Geert De Clercq PARIS, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Shares in French nuclear power group Areva closed 20 percent lower on Friday, the worst fall since the company was formed in 2001, as it posted a first-half loss, exited a … Continue reading

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