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Unveiling uranium and nuclear power myths

[BRUSSELS 19 November 2014] Two new reports expose the various myths used to hide the real impacts of uranium mining and to push for a nuclear renaissance in Europe. An international …

Unveiling uranium and nuclear power myths

[BRUSSELS 19 November 2014] Two new reports expose the various myths used to hide the real impacts of uranium mining and to push for a nuclear renaissance in Europe. An international …

Uranium mining. Unveiling the impacts of the nuclear industry

Using nuclear power requires the mining of uranium: one of the most polluting activities of the nuclear fuel cycle. Yet the impacts of uranium mining on health and environment are …

Expanding Nuclear Power Generation in Eastern Europe

Myth: The nuclear industry claims that nuclear energy is clean, reliable and cheap. Since climate change became an issue of public debate, it is also said to be climate friendly …

Uranium mining, unveiling the impacts of the nuclear industry

Ejolt report 15: Uranium mining, unveiling the impacts of the nuclear industry The report can be downloaded here. The policy briefing is here. Abstract Uranium mining and milling comprise the first phase of the nuclear …

Expanded nuclear power capacity in Europe, impact of uranium mining and alternatives

Ejolt report 12: Expanded nuclear power capacity in Europe, impact of uranium mining and alternatives The report can be downloaded here. The policy briefing is here. Abstract The nuclear industry has recently undergone what the …

Environmentalism and anti-colonialism are dangerous activities in a country like Niger

By Nick Meynen. In the shadow of French President Hollande’s West-Africa Tour, dissenting views on extraction and environmental justice were silenced. In Niger, ten members of the Network of organizations for …

Activism Mobilising Science

By Marta Conde. Abstract: The article sheds light on a process where unequal power relations are contested through the co-production of scientific and local knowledge. I argue that lay citizens, communities and …

Namibia’s Rössing – Rio Tinto mine causes environmental and health problems

By Marta Conde. Through two reports and a documentary, the EJOLT team working on nuclear energy sheds light on the dangers of uranium mining in Namibia. Two NGOs in Namibia (Earthlife …

Watch a LaMCA-EJOLT movie on uranium mining in Namibia

Marta Conde, a PhD candidate at ICTA-UAB and coordinator of EJOLT’s work on nuclear energy, investigates social movements and resistance to resource extraction – with a special focus on uranium …

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