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Climate Change or Nuclear Power in Britain

by Sam Peterson

Policymakers have been challenged to formulate and introduce innovative new legislation following major international environmental awareness agreements, such as the Kyoto Protocol of 1992 (a treaty created by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change), but public opinion shifts have frequently trailed a growing scientific consensus regarding climate change. 489 more words

Climate Change

The Importance of Nuclear Power in Reducing Carbon Emissions and Protecting Developing Nations

by Margaret Loncki

After the recent catastrophic nuclear meltdown of Fukushima in 2011, global support of nuclear power plants has significantly decreased. Reinhard Wolf, an international relations professor at Goethe University in Frankfurt, aims to demonstrate that developed nations do not have the luxury of shutting down nuclear plants out of fear of meltdowns. 342 more words

Climate Change

Iran deal is done, Bibi unhappy, Greek deal done, Greeks unhappy.

Reuters and other anonymous sources are reporting that an Iran deal has been done.

Greece yesterday, Iran today, what’s for tomorrow?

Bibi is neither pleased nor amused. 448 more words

Behaviour

A JOINT BODY: LITHUANIA, THE ASTRAVIEC NPP AND THE ESPOO CONVENTION

John Brannen

Lithuania and Belarus are signatories to the Espoo Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (Espoo Convention). This convention obligates member states to conduct environmental impact assessments and keep neighboring states informed of projects that are likely to have a regional impact. 1,361 more words

Border Issues

Is Nuclear Safe?

Carbon (coal) is the most commonly used resource in the Polish energy industry (with approximately 90% of all energy coming from it) but it is becoming a serious danger to the environment. 91 more words

Poland

Expert panel says fault lines under Mihama nuclear plant are unlikely to be not inactive

An expert panel of the Nuclear Regulation Authority released a report on Friday saying fault lines under the Mihama nuclear plant are “probably unlikely to be not inactive”. 110 more words

Satire

Economics of Nuclear Power and Climate Change Mitigation Policies

by Sam Peterson

The availability of nuclear power may be crucial in determining whether greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions can be reduced enough to reach the goal of limiting worldwide temperature increases to 2… 609 more words

Climate Change