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The difference that EJOLT has made

Dear EJOLT fan As we approach the end of the EJOLT project we like to introduce you to each other and look back to some of our highlights. There are 200.000 …

New factsheets on mining and nuclear energy

Big news from the resource library section: 16 new factsheets came online! These are well documented cases of environmental justice struggles, fully hyperlinked and in a nice layout. The batch …

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 โ€“ …

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 โ€“ which we introduced on our website on 29 February โ€“ has reached boiling point on Friday …

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