Posts in the category "The Voices Newsletter"

Stand Up for Nuclear 2021. A month ago, as if it were yesterday, a breath of hope for the future Dear members and sympathizers of the Voices, This fall is very busy with energy-climate news and mobilizations. The European Stand Ups for Nuclear, media invitations in the context of the global energy crisis, analysis of…

Germany, Luxembourg and Austria are now at the very heart of a coalition of countries that work at EU level, in the context of the Taxonomy negotiations. Their aim is to destroy any hope for a non-nuclear country with limited financial resources to use nuclear energy. All the while it becomes impossible to close our…

Publié le 29/10/2021

European Climate-Energy policies and nuclear: a disunited Union End the year with a symbol – the 1-year anniversary of Fessenheim arbitrary closure in France and start it with a leap – witnessing Sweden’s struggle with its own energy mix. Sweden is THE European country with the most virtuous and well-balanced electricity system – and to…

Publié le 06/09/2021

Nuclear power is an industry of the future. Developed with the future in view, part of the future, necessary for it to happen. Of all the anti-nuclear arguments against this little-known energy, the most fundamentally wrong, wrong from the start and wrong for a long time to come, is that nuclear energy is a thing…

Publié le 05/05/2021

European Climate-Energy policies and nuclear: a disunited Union “We have heard just about every excuse not to build any power plants, ranging from it’s dangerous, it’s expensive, it takes too long to build and that it’s now too late to start building because we need fast emission reduction.” Sounds familiar? The above sentence is from…

Publié le 10/04/2021

The world has lost dozens of nuclear power plants that would still have been connected to the grid of energy-starved, climate-conscious and air-pollution-plagued countries, if only the infamous accident at the nuclear power plant of Fukushima Dai-ichi had not occurred. Or … Let me rephrase that: if only disinformation about the consequences of the Fukushima…

Publié le 27/02/2021

Nuclear’s friends and colleagues – Episode 1: Oil OIL.Oil is not part of the history of the 20th century.It is the history of the 20th century. Oil (along with its less dense, less efficient, less transportable, and just as useful variations, gas and coal) has made the world as we know it, and brought in…

Publié le 26/01/2021

European Climate-Energy policies and nuclear: a disunited Union In this 2nd episode of our series on Benelux, we examine a country with hot news in energy, and thus in climate: Belgium. This great little country shares not only its capital with the European Union, but also the large and small contradictions that agitate the EU.…

Publié le 26/11/2020

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