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  • France’s Hollande on Japan visit to push nuke ties

    , by Associated Press

    TOKYO (AP) — French President Francois Hollande arrives in Japan on Thursday for a visit expected to focus on closer cooperation in nuclear energy technologies and on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s economic strategies.
    Hollande and Abe will hold summit talks that local media say may yield an (...)

  • Japan’s Nuclear Nightmare Triggers Fears in France

    , by GODOY Julio

    PARIS, Mar 17, 2011 (IPS) - Until the nuclear crisis started unfolding in Japan last week, most French citizens did not doubt that the country’s 58 nuclear reactors were safe enough to continue operating for scores of years to come.
    They ignored the evidence gathered by a handful of anti (...)

  • 5 demonstrations in France saturday march 17th 2007

    , by Stop EPR

    March 17th 2007, Demonstrations in 5 French cities :
    France is the most nuclearized country in the world. Since our electric company EDF belongs to the public sector, the nuclear energy has been imposed upon the (...)

  • No to nuclear reactor EPR, Yes to energy alternatives

    , by Movements (anti-nuke)

    International Call to NGOs, groups, trade unions, political parties and personalities (scientists, artists, politicians...). Please, sign the call below against the nuclear reactor EPR and join the international support committee at the Cherbourg April 2006 15th -16th rally in France. Please, (...)

  • Nuclear Energy and the European Union: The Case of France

    , by ROUSSET Pierre

    Contribution presented at the third Asia-Europe People’s Forum (AEPF) held, Seoul, Korea, 17-21.
    1. A turning point
    In the coming years, the European Union (EU) will have a decisive choice to make in relation to nuclear energy. The first generation of reactors and power plants is reaching (...)

  • New generations: The Eureopean pressurized water reactor (EPR)

    , by Wise

    After the 1979 Harrisburg (US) accident the nuclear industry faced a serious decline in selling nuclear power reactors. The 1986 Chernobyl disaster made sales drop off even more, as several countries decided not to build any new nuclear power plants. Since the early 1980s, industry has been (...)