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Fukushima, 2 years after

Two years have gone since the nuclear accident took place in Fukushima. Since the 11th March 2011, the Greens/EFA group has had numerous exchanges of views with Japanese citizens to learn from their experience and to make sure that the right decisions are made at EU level to ensure the safety of European citizens.
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When I think of Fukushima

Two years have passed since Japan experienced the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima power plant on 11 March 2011. The images of the destroyed nuclear reactors remain in our heads, but we know little about the consequences on daily life in Japan today. On the occasion of the second anniverary of the nuclear disaster the Greens/EFA in t…
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Strasbourg Flash

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg Plenary include greenhouse gas emissions and EU rules, nuclear stress tests, venture capital, common agricultural policy reform, food scandals and security, EU economic governance, radioactive contamination of drinking water, future EU budget, EP elections and the EU Commission, bee population decl…
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When I think of Fukushima...

On the occasion of the second anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. This evening will be dedicated to the people of Japan and Fukushima two years after the impossible happened.
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A day in Fukushima - A week in Japan

Accompanied by two Japanese anti-nuclear activists, her policy adviser Silke Malorny and the former head of the Bulgarian Nuclear Regulatory Agency, Gueorgui Kastchiev, Rebecca Harms went on a lecture and research tour to Tokyo, Osaka, Matsuyama City, Yokohama and Fukushima. Based on her notes from ...
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Brussels Agenda

Greens/EFA priorities for the week include EU bank capital rules, banker bonuses and account transparency, CAP reform: assessment ahead of the vote, GMO-free labelling and animal feed, Fukushima two years on, Zero waste: beyond recycling conference and film screening with Jeremy Irons, Boardroom quotas for women
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Bulgarian nuclear referendum

This weekend's referendum in Bulgaria on whether to allow construction to resume at the Belene nuclear power plant yielded an unclear outcome, as a result of a low turnout (under 22%) and failure to reach the required quorum (60%). The low turnout can in part be explained by the decision of voters t...
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Radioactivity in drinking water

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World Nuclear Industry Status Report

The annual World Nuclear Industry Status Report is the independent assessment of nuclear developments in the world. Famous US-based energy thinker Amory Lovins called it a "vital public service" and well-known Indian journalist Praful Bidwai values the publication as the "most reliable, strikingly original, comprehensive and penetrating a…
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Bulgarian nuclear referendum

Ahead of Bulgaria's forthcoming referendum on whether to allow construction to resume at the Belene nuclear power plant (27 January), prime minister Boyko Borisov has made a surprising shift, calling on his cabinet and Bulgarian voters to vote "no" (1). European Greens have expressed suppo...