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IAEA Urges Patience For Fukushima Nuclear Cleanup - CleanTechnica

News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 15:35
IAEA Urges Patience For Fukushima Nuclear Cleanup  CleanTechnica

February 8th, 2019 by Joshua S Hill. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) completed its fourth review mission in November of Japan's efforts in ...

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Just How Many Versions of the Green New Deal Are There? - National Review

News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 15:33
Just How Many Versions of the Green New Deal Are There?  National Review

Making the click-through worthwhile: Everything you need to know about the multiple versions of the Green New Deal, Virginia's state government continues its ...

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Nuclear waste in disused German mine leaves a bitter legacy - DW (English)

News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 15:10
Nuclear waste in disused German mine leaves a bitter legacy  DW (English)

Germany's environment minister recently visited the Asse mine, where 126000 barrels of radioactive material are stored. Frustrated locals want the waste ...

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Pennsylvania Takes Another Step Toward Legislation to Benefit Nuclear Power - Natural Gas Intelligence

News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 14:59
Pennsylvania Takes Another Step Toward Legislation to Benefit Nuclear Power  Natural Gas Intelligence

Pennsylvania lawmakers are circulating memos in both the state House and Senate seeking sponsors for legislation that would better support the state's five ...

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Russia and Putin are building strategic influence in Africa - Quartz

News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 14:30
Russia and Putin are building strategic influence in Africa  Quartz

Russia's president Vladimir Putin has new aspirations in Africa in line with his desire to restore Russia to great power status.

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Russia and Putin are building strategic influence in Africa - Quartz

News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 14:30
Russia and Putin are building strategic influence in Africa  Quartz

Russia's president Vladimir Putin has new aspirations in Africa in line with his desire to restore Russia to great power status.

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The Only Green New Deals That Have Ever Worked Were Done With Nuclear, Not Renewables - Forbes

News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 14:27
The Only Green New Deals That Have Ever Worked Were Done With Nuclear, Not Renewables  Forbes

No nation has decarbonized its electricity supply with solar and wind, while France and Sweden in the 1970s and 1980s built nuclear plants at the rate required ...

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Hard numbers help visualize climate change. And it's not pretty. - Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 14:23
Hard numbers help visualize climate change. And it's not pretty.  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

When it comes to anthropogenic climate change, one of the biggest problems is grasping the problem's sheer scale—and what its follow-on effects could mean ...

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Why Astravets NPP so close to Vilnius? Belarus violated Espoo Convention – parties - Belsat

News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 13:34
Why Astravets NPP so close to Vilnius? Belarus violated Espoo Convention – parties  Belsat

On February 7, the Meeting of the Parties to the Espoo Convention in Geneva decided that Belarus had violated the Espoo Convention in choosing a ...

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Democrats seek Green New Deal to address climate change - WFLA

News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 13:23
Democrats seek Green New Deal to address climate change  WFLA

Democrats launched a sweeping plan Thursday to transform the U.S. economy to combat climate change and create thousands of jobs in renewable energy, ...

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Government warned of possible nuclear waste project in Co. Down - Agriland

News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 13:11
Government warned of possible nuclear waste project in Co. Down  Agriland

A TD has highlighted the possibility that a Northern Irish site could be earmarked as a potential nuclear waste storage facility.

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Maybe nukes: A bold plan to get to zero emissions - The Durango Herald

News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:33
Maybe nukes: A bold plan to get to zero emissions  The Durango Herald

A book was just published with a tantalizing title: “A Bright Future: How Some Countries Have Solved Climate Change and the Rest Can Follow.”

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Maybe nukes: A bold plan to get to zero emissions - The Durango Herald

News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:33
Maybe nukes: A bold plan to get to zero emissions  The Durango Herald

A book was just published with a tantalizing title: “A Bright Future: How Some Countries Have Solved Climate Change and the Rest Can Follow.”

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Assistance in Establishing Nuclear Power Programmes Highlighted | IAEA - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:19
Assistance in Establishing Nuclear Power Programmes Highlighted | IAEA  International Atomic Energy Agency

At a time when close to 30 countries are interested in establishing a new nuclear power programme, lessons learned in this complex endeavour, including ...

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ENERGY POLICY: 'Green New Deal' doc phased out nuclear — until it didn't - E&E News

News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:18
ENERGY POLICY: 'Green New Deal' doc phased out nuclear — until it didn't  E&E News

As backers of the "Green New Deal" rolled out their zero-carbon energy goals, tension around the role of nuclear power spilled out into the open.

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EDF : Philippe Sasseigne appointed Senior Executive in charge of Nuclear and Thermal - GlobeNewswire

News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:01
EDF : Philippe Sasseigne appointed Senior Executive in charge of Nuclear and Thermal  GlobeNewswire

Philippe Sasseigne appointed Senior Executive in charge of Nuclear and Thermal. Etienne Dutheil appointed Director of Nuclear Production. Jean-Bernard ...

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EUROPE POWER-German prompt down on higher wind speeds, drop in demand - Reuters Africa

News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 11:53
EUROPE POWER-German prompt down on higher wind speeds, drop in demand  Reuters Africa

European spot power prices for Monday delivery fell in wholesale market trading on Friday as lower demand was forecast and Germany was set to receive a lot ...

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What is the UK Nuclear Sector Deal? £200m bid to boost energy industry - Compelo

News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 11:19
What is the UK Nuclear Sector Deal? £200m bid to boost energy industry  Compelo

The UK Nuclear Sector Deal was introduced last year to ensure nuclear energy continues to power the UK for years to come through funding and new ...

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Google refuses to blur nuclear facilities on Google Maps - The Brussels Times

News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 10:14
Google refuses to blur nuclear facilities on Google Maps  The Brussels Times

Internet search giant Google has rejected a request from the Belgian nuclear power regulator to blur out its satellite images of the country's nuclear...

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A ‘Green New Deal’ Is Far From Reality, but Climate Action Is Picking Up in the States - The New York Times

News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 10:01
A ‘Green New Deal’ Is Far From Reality, but Climate Action Is Picking Up in the States  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Even though talk of a “Green New Deal” is getting louder in Congress, the odds of major federal climate legislation passing in the next two ...

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