Posts in the category "News"

Dear Ms. President of the European Commission, As the discussions on the European taxonomy for sustainable investments are unfolding, we turn to you, as citizens of this world and inhabitants of this planet who care deeply for the well-being of people and nature, because this well-being is threatened by the European Union’s continued reliance on…

Publié le 30/03/2021

Episode 1 – Luxembourg We have already, and abundantly, addressed the question of the European classification system for sustainable activities, i.e. the EU taxonomy, in the newsletter of the Voices. We mentioned it already in December 2018 and the criticality of the topic has, early on and despite our obvious David and Goliath complex, encouraged…

Publié le 31/10/2020

The pronuclear citizens’ movement takes shape On the importance of being “part of it” More than a month of gatherings, discussions, laughter, some numbers, and above all polar bears, around the world, to celebrate the fact that more and more citizens are daring to take the step to get out in front of their peers,…

Publié le 30/09/2020

Chronicles of the other nuclear – Volume 2 “And when He was finished, and the world reactor fleet was purring along, the Human Genius decided to rest, and He created the summer holiday.“ Summer’s over. It’s back to school/work time ! It’s the time to assume our responsibilities, to stick together and get cracking! Welcome…

Publié le 15/08/2020

Voices of Nuclear joined on the 29th of June 2020 a gathering in Paris in front of the Greenpeace France premises to commemorate 40 years of successful operation, for a climate-friendly electric supply, of the Fessenheim nuclear power plant and denounce its unjustified forced closure. The NGO Voices of Nuclear and other representatives of civil…

Publié le 09/07/2020

Dear all, In times of crisis, solidarity means, first and foremost, continuing to hold our jobs and assume the responsibilities attached to it, the ones others count on us for. Society is founded on a distribution of tasks, itself based on regulations and on a certain degree of trust. If, of course, expressing opinions and…

Publié le 08/04/2020

As France – like many countries in Europe and around the world – sinks deeper into the medical, economic and social emergency of the coronavirus pandemic, our heartfelt thanks go to the operators of our nuclear and hydropower facilities that ensure continuity and security of electricity supply. Their devotion under difficult working conditions – EDF…

Publié le 16/03/2020

THE FUTURE Nuclear is an energy and a technology for the future. If recent events have tried to convince us of the contrary, they reflect fluctuating, and – to put it bluntly – opportunistic political decisions. The reality of underlying trends is quite different. Translated by research, supported by tangible industrial reality of the current…

Publié le 07/03/2020

To the employees of the Fessenheim power station:Please accept our apologies for failing to do MORE, BETTER and SOONERto help you keep your working tool… During the night of Friday (21st of February) to Saturday, the first unit of the Fessenheim nuclear power plant was shut down following a gradual power decline all day and…

Publié le 24/02/2020

A strictly political decision The date has been set. The nuclear power plant in Fessenheim will be shut down. That’s a fact. It’s not being closed because it’s too old, or too dangerous. This is a strictly political and circumstantial decision, made in a few days and without any consultation. Let there be no rewriting…

Publié le 02/02/2020