European lawmakers must resist pressure from the fossil fuel, waste incineration and nuclear industries to water down draft EU criteria for green investments, over 50 ..
News 16 Sep 2019
The Belgian government should have conducted a full environmental impact assessment before legislating to upgrade and continue operating two nuclear reactors that were slated for ..
News 30 Jul 2019
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has concluded that nuclear power is an indispensable part of the energy transition ..
News 28 May 2019
The EU should provide funding for a new generation of nuclear reactors to replace the existing fleet, or risk jeopardising climate targets, the French nuclear ..
News 15 May 2019
Global CO2 emissions reached a historic high last year, and governments must remain open to all options, including nuclear power, the head of the International ..
News 30 Apr 2019
Maintaining a one-quarter share of nuclear capacity in the 2050 electricity mix will help decarbonise the economy and support jobs and economic growth in the ..
News 29 Apr 2019
Central and eastern European countries are preparing to work closely with the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation to prolong the operation of their Soviet-era nuclear ..
News 25 Apr 2019
France’s environment minister François de Rugy set out on Wednesday a roadmap for phasing out coal power in the country by 2022 ..
News 3 Apr 2019
The opposition People’s Party (PP) has promised, if it wins a snap general election in April, to extend operation beyond the 2035 deadline for the ..
News 26 Mar 2019
Environmentalists appealed on Wednesday for the establishment of an independent EU-wide authority to deal with cross-border nuclear safety ..
News 20 Feb 2019
- Energy,COP23: call to action
France cannot respect a legal goal to reduce nuclear power to 50% of the country’s total electricity production by 2025, environment minister François de Rugy ..
News 11 Sep 2018
Nuclear energy will continue to be an important part of the EU's energy mix until 2050 and this will require investment in safety, according to ..
News 7 Sep 2018
The French government will publish its multi-year programme for energy at the end of October, newly appointed ecology minister François de Rugy said on Wednesday ..
News 7 Sep 2018
The Austrian government has said it will appeal an EU court ruling in favour of UK state aid for a controversial nuclear power station, with ..
News 4 Sep 2018
The European Commission acted in line with European law when it approved UK state support for the planned Hinkley Point C nuclear reactor, the General ..
News 12 Jul 2018