Nuclear

Strasbourg Flash

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 2 - 6 July 2012

Greens/EFA priorities for next week's Strasbourg Plenary include promoting rail through better EU rules, animal welfare and EU action, sealing ACTA's fate, the subversion of Schengen, the Syrian crisis and the EU response, illegal fishing and international flagging rules,...


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Nuclear - Japan

Decision to restart reactors shows Japanese government has not learnt Fukushima lessons

Commenting on the decision by Japanese prime minister Yoshihiko Noda to restart two nuclear reactors at the Oi power plant in Fukui prefecture, Greens/EFA co-president Rebecca Harms said: "Today's decision shows the Japanese government has failed to learn the lessons from Fukushima. The decisio...


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Strasbourg Flash

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 11 - 15 June 2012

Greens/EFA priorities for next week's Strasbourg Plenary include border controls and preserving Schengen, preferential trade for poor countries, Eurozone economic governance, regulating the global arms trade, illegal Israeli settlements, own resources and the EU budget, safer baby food through EU rules, fixing EU fisheries, Energy saving rules,...


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Strasbourg Flash

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 21 - 25 May 2012

Greens/EFA priorities for next week's Strasbourg Plenary include shifting the focus from austerity in the Euro crisis, bluefin tuna on the brink, balancing trade with China, rights and democracy in Ukraine, taxing financial transactionsequal pay for equal work, resource efficiency,...


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Greens/EFA Round-up

Debriefing of the plenary session Strasbourg 17-20 April 2012

Priorities of the Greens/EFA Group for the April 2012 plenary session included the situation in Syria, the common corporate tax base, the taxation of energy products, the EU-US PNR agreement, the financing of ITER, the report on women and climate change...


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ITER nuclear fusion funding

More public funds to be poured down ITER black hole, as EP gives go-ahead to additional funds

The European Parliament today voted in favour of a deal, giving the go-ahead for the release of the first tranche of additional funding for budget of ITER nuclear fusion project, totalling €650 million for 2012. The Greens have criticised the decision to allocate additional public funds to the ITE...


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Co-Presidents' session briefing

18.04.2012

Recorded livestream Strasbourg Weds. 18 April

During the Strasbourg Plenary session briefing, Greens/EFA co-presidents Rebecca Harms and Dany Cohn-Bendit presented the key issues of the plenary session for the Greens/EFA group


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Strasbourg Flash

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 17 - 20 April 2012

Greens/EFA priorities for next week's Strasbourg Plenary include the humanitarian crisis in Syria, shifting the focus from austerity in the eurozone crisis and easing access to structural funds, the passenger data agreement with the US, energy and carbon taxation, a common coporate tax base, the ever expanding ITER budget, preserving Schengen, Mali and the Azawad region


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EU energy policy

EU governments must reject desperate attempt to give boost to flagging nuclear power

According to reports, a joint initiative to reclassify nuclear power at EU level with a view to allowing direct state aid has been tabled by France, the UK, Poland and the Czech Republic (1). The Greens have hit out at the reported initiative and have called on EU governments in Council to reject th...


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Stop Climate Change Newsletter

April 2012 - Issue 53

In this months newsletter: have climate policies reached a deadlock? Aviation in the EU ETS, 'Global Weirding', 1st anniversary of Fukushima, the Green New Deal, WWF Earth Hour...


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Greens/EFA Round-up

Debriefing of the plenary session 12-15 March 2012

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary session included the state of nuclear power on the Fukushima anniversary, strengthening the role of cooperatives in European society, the recent elections in Russia, government violence in Syria, the low carbon roadmap...


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