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Nuclear energy

Today the Finnish government decided to propose approvals for two new nuclear power reactors. The decision follows continuous technical and financial problems in the Olkiluoto 3 reactor which is still under construction. The Greens/EFA group in the European parliament support the Finnish Greens in their ongoing campaign against any new nu…
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e-fa News Round-Up March 2010

The European Free Alliance (EFA) draws together political parties fighting for democracy and self-determination for the stateless nations and regions of Europe. European Free Alliance MEPs sit in a joint European parliamentary group with the Greens, making up the fourth largest group in parliament.E...
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Energy infrastructure

MEPs in the EU Parliament plenary voted today on Member States' responsibilities to notify the Commission on energy infrastructure projects. Parliament insisted on its co-decision rights with Council under the terms of the Lisbon Treaty and demanded several transparency measures, falling short, howe...
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Iran

Tabled by Barbara Lochbihler, Isabelle Durant, Heidi Hautala, Emilie TurunenOn behalf of the Greens/EFA Group The European Parliament, - Having regard to the presidential elections of 12 June 2009 and the subsequent unrest in the Islamic Republic of Iran - Having regard to the Resolution adopted by ...
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Preparation of the EU-Russia Summit in Stockholm of 18 November 2009

Greens/EFA stress once more that democracy and human rights must be at the core of any future agreement with the Russian Federation, with regard, in particular, to the definition and inclusion of an effective and operational human rights clause.
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Nuclear safety

Commenting on today's Environment Council decision on the EU legislative nuclear safety proposal, Rebecca Harms, Co-President of the Greens/EFA-Group, said: "EU governments are washing their hands of real responsibility for nuclear safety. This empty shell of a Directive is a gift to Nicol...
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Residual risk

This study, commissioned by the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament, outlines the accidents in nuclear power plants since the Chernobyl disaster in 1986. From minor incidents to major problems, it shows that nuclear power is a very dangerous source of energy.