Nuclear

Nuclear safety cooperation

Safety not the focus as MEPs vote on EU nuclear relations with other countries

The EP's energy committee today adopted its opinion on the EU's 'Instrument for Nuclear Safety Cooperation', which is supposed to provide support for nuclear safety activities in third countries. The Greens regretted the outcome of the vote, which failed to call for the funds to be directed towards ...


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Brussels agenda

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 8-12 October 2012

Greens/EFA priorities for the week include the committee votes on EU budget and future financing 2014-20, regulating offshore oil and gas exploration, keeping track of greenhouse gas emissions, nuclear safety and cooperation with other countries, tackling insider dealing and market manipulation, animal transport and welfare


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Climate campaign newsletter

Issue 58 - October 2012


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Nuclear stress tests

Serious safety concerns but no stress for nuclear industry as Commission dodges tough questions

The final report of the disputed EU nuclear stress tests, proposed by the European Commission in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster, is expected to be adopted by the Commission tomorrow. Leaked drafts of the stress tests confirm that large numbers of nuclear reactors in Europe are deficient in ...


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Brussels agenda

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 1-5 October 2012

Greens/EFA priorities for the week include the EU budget for 2013, dodgy Nuclear stress tests, Nanomaterials, GMO health risks and discussions on the future of Europe.


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Strasbourg Flash

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 10 - 14 September 2012

Greens/EFA priorities for next week's Strasbourg Plenary include illegal CIA activities, energy saving, limiting pollution from shipping, tackling corporate tax avoidance, Russia and the rule of law, sustainable fisheries and consumption, democratic rollback in Romania...


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Anti-nuclear bus

Rebecca Harms, Claude Turmes


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Anti-Nuclear Bus

Campaign Bus for nuclear-free Europe reaches Brussels

Green and Anti-Nuclear activists from the Baltic coast met with Greens/EFA Co-President and longtime nuclear campainger Rebecca Harms, and Green MEP and energy expert Claude Turmes today in the European Parliament. The bus had most recently travelled from Berlin and ther was a very valuabel exchange of views and ideas between the participants and the MEPs.


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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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