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Is Areva finished in Finland?

By Linda Dubec. In the year 2002, the Finnish Government granted Finnish energy company Teollisuuden Voima, or TVO, permission to build a third nuclear reactor in the nuclear power plant Olkiluoto …

Fukushima: nature’s fuk-u-scheme for humanity

By Nick Meynen. As we reported on December 7, 2012, the Fukushima fallout is an enduring nightmare that reaches beyond what humans can measure or contain. In 2011, hundreds of thousands …

Resistance to nuclear energy is spreading in India

Unfortunately and despite the Fukushima accident, India does not seem to step back with its aggressive policy of nuclear energy expansion. EJOLT reported on the resistance in Kudankulam and now …

Nuclear Religion: the Story of a Referendum

By Todor Todorov and Todor Slavov. The history of a referendum on nuclear energy in Bulgaria tells a broader story on campaigning in a complex environment Chronology of the absurd: capitalism in …

Celebration of struggle starts in Kudankulam this New Year

For millions of people, 2012 was one big struggle for environmental justice. We have reported on many tragedies, successes and ongoing struggles. With an average of ten articles a month, …

Za Zemiata helps Bulgaria to break free from nuclear energy

By Dragomira Raeva. Bulgaria’s Parliament has adopted the decision to terminate the construction of the 2000 MW Belene nuclear power plant. This is a great victory for Za Zemiata – …

The Kayelekera uranium mine: yet another example of the resource curse?

J.G. reports from Malawi. Essay written for the CEECEC course. Kayelekera is an area in the northern part of Malawi in a district called Karonga. Upon the discovery of uranium in …

Nuclear energy in India: explosion of protests

The conflict around the restart of a nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu – which we introduced on our website on 29 February – has reached boiling point on Friday …

Resistance in Kudankulam (Tamil Nadu) against nuclear energy

In late February 2012, exasperated by the successful resistance against the first of two ready-to-go 1000 MW Russian built nuclear power stations in Kudankulam, the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh …

On a nuclear mission in Namibia

Radiation monitoring experts from France went on a mission to Namibia to work with activists and communities on uranium mining in their area. The objective was to increase the awareness …