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# nuclear-power - This year 2022

First Ukrainian grain ship docks in Turkey after being turned away
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

First Ukrainian grain ship docks in Turkey after being turned away

Aug 10th 2022, 6:56 PM 41,880 Views 5 Comments

The top UN official overseeing the deal said the first shipments of Ukrainian wheat are expected next week.

Irish MEPs split on potential EU classification of nuclear energy as green
# It's Pronounced Nuclear
# It's Pronounced Nuclear

Irish MEPs split on potential EU classification of nuclear energy as green

Jun 25th 2022, 9:30 AM 14,830 Views 43 Comments

A full vote on the proposed changes is set to take place in Strasbourg next month.

MEP calls on Taoiseach to oppose EU 'green' label for nuclear and gas
# Energy
# Energy

MEP calls on Taoiseach to oppose EU 'green' label for nuclear and gas

Jan 13th 2022, 2:15 PM 8,530 Views 32 Comments

The divisive proposal would classify natural gas and nuclear power as sustainable investments.

At least five Irish MEPs to oppose contentious 'green' label for gas and nuclear power
# Climate
# Climate

At least five Irish MEPs to oppose contentious 'green' label for gas and nuclear power

Updated Jan 7th 2022, 3:10 PM 26,995 Views 54 Comments
  • Five Irish MEPs will oppose a controversial green label for natural gas and nuclear power, with others still to decide, Lauren Boland reports.
  • The European Commission proposal would classify gas and nuclear as sustainable investments, which has sparked backlash from anti-nuclear countries.
  • Ireland's Department of Finance and the Department of the Environment are now considering the draft text.
EU proposes 'green' label for nuclear power and natural gas
# European Union
# European Union

EU proposes 'green' label for nuclear power and natural gas

Updated Jan 1st 2022, 7:35 PM 32,310 Views 69 Comments

If a majority of member states back the proposal, it will become EU law, coming into effect from 2023.

# nuclear-power - Last year 2021

Belgium aims to phase out nuclear power plants
# Nuclear Power
# Nuclear Power

Belgium aims to phase out nuclear power plants

Dec 23rd 2021, 3:06 PM 12,357 Views 36 Comments

A political commitment to phase out nuclear energy dates back to 2003, but successive Belgian governments have waffled to seal the deal.

# nuclear-power - All time

Construction on a Welsh nuclear power station 105 km from Ireland is being frozen
# Irish Sea
# Irish Sea

Construction on a Welsh nuclear power station 105 km from Ireland is being frozen

Jan 17th 2019, 5:41 PM 26,990 Views 50 Comments

Hitachi says it is shelving the project “at this time”.

Russia denies it had a nuclear accident after radioactive pollution reported to be 986 times higher
# Nuke Free Zone
# Nuke Free Zone

Russia denies it had a nuclear accident after radioactive pollution reported to be 986 times higher

Nov 21st 2017, 5:33 PM 16,518 Views 22 Comments

A station close to the Mayak nuclear facility in the Chelyabinsk region detected “extremely high pollution”.

At just 128 miles from Dublin, Ireland needs assurances about Sellafield - TD
# Nuclear Power
# Nuclear Power

At just 128 miles from Dublin, Ireland needs assurances about Sellafield - TD

Apr 27th 2017, 6:07 AM 7,951 Views 42 Comments

The UK-Ireland Contact Group on Radiological Matters is meeting in Dublin today.

5 ways to increase your power for on the field or in the gym
# Power Boost
From The42
# Power Boost

5 ways to increase your power for on the field or in the gym

Feb 28th 2017, 6:30 AM 12,683 Views 0 Comments

You don’t need a lot of equipment to really develop in this area, writes David Last.

Explosion at French nuclear plant causes injuries but no 'radiation risk'
# Flamanville
# Flamanville

Explosion at French nuclear plant causes injuries but no 'radiation risk'

Feb 9th 2017, 1:18 PM 10,577 Views 62 Comments

Several people were injured but there was no radiation leak at the plant in Flamanville.

Fake news story causes Pakistan to issue nuclear warning to Israel
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

Fake news story causes Pakistan to issue nuclear warning to Israel

Dec 26th 2016, 9:21 AM 22,001 Views 48 Comments

Khawaja Asif was widely mocked for his blunder.

Serious accident at Sellafield would pose 'no immediate risks to health' in Ireland
# Radiation
# Radiation

Serious accident at Sellafield would pose 'no immediate risks to health' in Ireland

Dec 8th 2016, 1:34 PM 8,661 Views 56 Comments

A recent BBC panorama investigation suggested there were serious safety concerns at the plant.

The UK is to push ahead with a new nuclear power station across the Irish Sea
# Nuclear Power
# Nuclear Power

The UK is to push ahead with a new nuclear power station across the Irish Sea

Sep 15th 2016, 10:14 AM 15,652 Views 101 Comments

The Hinkley Point project had been thrown into doubt but it will go ahead.

Calls for Sellafield to be closed down after investigation exposes safety concerns
# Nuclear Plant
# Nuclear Plant

Calls for Sellafield to be closed down after investigation exposes safety concerns

Sep 6th 2016, 3:17 PM 13,250 Views 55 Comments

BBC Panorama found that radioactive materials have been stored in degrading plastic bottles.

Explainer: Why are people worried about a nuclear power plant being built 250km from Ireland?
# Hinkley Point C
# Hinkley Point C

Explainer: Why are people worried about a nuclear power plant being built 250km from Ireland?

Aug 6th 2016, 9:30 PM 22,044 Views 115 Comments

Last week, the UK government stalled on signing off on a new nuclear power plant – just the latest setback in a decade long saga.

Poll: Should Ireland start using nuclear power?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland start using nuclear power?

Jul 29th 2016, 9:23 AM 29,219 Views 152 Comments

It was announced yesterday that a new nuclear power plant would be built close to Ireland.

A new nuclear power station will be built 250 km from the Irish coast
# Across The Water
# Across The Water

A new nuclear power station will be built 250 km from the Irish coast

Jul 28th 2016, 8:14 PM 28,760 Views 125 Comments

The Hinkley Point power station is the UK’s first for 20 years.

North Korea has staged a rare party congress where the agenda is unknown
# Nuclear Power
# Nuclear Power

North Korea has staged a rare party congress where the agenda is unknown

May 6th 2016, 7:52 AM 10,714 Views 25 Comments

State television provided no live coverage of the congress itself while foreign journalists were not allowed inside.

The true story behind the Chernobyl 'suicide squad' that saved Europe
# Meltdown
# Meltdown

The true story behind the Chernobyl 'suicide squad' that saved Europe

Apr 30th 2016, 8:30 PM 72,800 Views 78 Comments

Three men risked their lives by climbing into a pool of radioactive water in an attempt to stop an explosion that would have destroyed the entire plant.

30 years on: The impact of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster
# Fallout
# Fallout

30 years on: The impact of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster

Apr 26th 2016, 6:45 AM 102,361 Views 45 Comments

Three decades on from the disaster, we take a look at the effect it had on Ireland – and how we’re facing a much greater threat to our health already.

Remember iodine tablets? You won't be getting them again
# It's Pronounced Nuc-ular
# It's Pronounced Nuc-ular

Remember iodine tablets? You won't be getting them again

Jun 14th 2015, 8:00 AM 64,986 Views 40 Comments

But only because there threat of nuclear annihilation has receded. Yay.

New York nuclear power plant 'stable' after fire triggers shutdown
# Indian Point
# Indian Point

New York nuclear power plant 'stable' after fire triggers shutdown

May 10th 2015, 1:07 PM 13,495 Views 56 Comments

The transformer fire was quickly extinguished.

Poll: Should Ireland consider nuclear power?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland consider nuclear power?

Dec 31st 2014, 9:30 AM 18,409 Views 262 Comments

Energy Minister Alex White says nuclear power needs to be included in the debate.

Ireland 'cannot rule out' nuclear power says the Energy Minister
# Power Up
# Power Up

Ireland 'cannot rule out' nuclear power says the Energy Minister

Dec 31st 2014, 8:52 AM 6,590 Views 95 Comments

Alex White says he understands concerns over nuclear power.

Opinion: Is it time for Ireland to embrace nuclear energy?
# Energy
# Energy

Opinion: Is it time for Ireland to embrace nuclear energy?

Nov 7th 2014, 1:00 PM 995 Views 165 Comments

The pros of going nuclear far outweigh the cons, and the overall net benefit is is much greater than continuing to burn fossil fuels.

The EU has approved a nuclear plant to be built 240km from Ireland
# Hinkley Point
# Hinkley Point

The EU has approved a nuclear plant to be built 240km from Ireland

Oct 8th 2014, 10:51 PM 23,793 Views 136 Comments

Hinkley Point is a £16 billion development in Somerset.

No nukes are good nukes: former Japanese PM's advice to Ireland
# Clean Energy
# Clean Energy

No nukes are good nukes: former Japanese PM's advice to Ireland

Sep 11th 2014, 6:00 PM 9,039 Views 55 Comments

Ex-PM Naoto Kan says nuclear power should be consigned to the history books after Fukushima disaster.

'No health threat to Irish people' as four UK nuclear reactors are shut down
# Its Pronounced Nu-cular
# Its Pronounced Nu-cular

'No health threat to Irish people' as four UK nuclear reactors are shut down

Aug 12th 2014, 5:27 PM 14,257 Views 61 Comments

The old cracking in the boiler spine playing havoc again.

An Taisce loses legal challenge to British nuclear power station
# Nuclear
# Nuclear

An Taisce loses legal challenge to British nuclear power station

Aug 1st 2014, 10:21 PM 10,190 Views 92 Comments

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales ruled against the Irish body today over the Hinkley Point power plant project.

Opinion: Nuclear energy is the cleanest, safest, and cheapest – why do we continue to reject it?
# Nuclear
# Nuclear

Opinion: Nuclear energy is the cleanest, safest, and cheapest – why do we continue to reject it?

Jun 15th 2014, 7:30 PM 5,599 Views 142 Comments

Fossil fuels are messy, costly, dangerous to workers and killing our planet. Nuclear energy could be the answer if we let go of illogical, emotional arguments against it.

Poll: Do you think the ban on nuclear power should be lifted?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the ban on nuclear power should be lifted?

May 13th 2014, 9:28 AM 14,827 Views 282 Comments

The Green Paper on Energy says it would be “technically possible” to build a small nuclear power plant in County Clare.

'I'm doing this because I'm concerned and worried': Anti-pylon candidate on why he's not actually anti-pylons
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

'I'm doing this because I'm concerned and worried': Anti-pylon candidate on why he's not actually anti-pylons

Apr 21st 2014, 11:00 AM 11,044 Views 30 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Kieran Hartley says that the government should be looking at alternative energy sources and explains why he wouldn’t mind a wind turbine in a community, as long as it is benefiting that community.

Column: 'With a few surviving classmates, I stepped carefully over the dead and dying'
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

Column: 'With a few surviving classmates, I stepped carefully over the dead and dying'

Mar 27th 2014, 7:30 PM 235 Views 66 Comments

As a 13-year old schoolgirl, Setsuko Thurlow became a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Her harrowing testimony is a continuing reminder of the importance of nuclear disarmament, writes Jamie Walsh.

An Taisce take failed legal challenge against new UK power station to appeal court
# London
# London

An Taisce take failed legal challenge against new UK power station to appeal court

Mar 27th 2014, 7:03 PM 7,269 Views 0 Comments

The National Trust contends that the building a nuclear station on the west coast of the UK was against international, EU, and English law.

Calm down: Higher radiation levels at Sellafield were just 'background radon'
# Its Grand
# Its Grand

Calm down: Higher radiation levels at Sellafield were just 'background radon'

Jan 31st 2014, 6:34 PM 6,845 Views 29 Comments

All non-essential staff at the site were asked not to report to work this morning because of the elevated radiation levels detected overnight.

Sellafield says there is 'no risk to public' because of elevated radiation levels
# Nuclear Power
# Nuclear Power

Sellafield says there is 'no risk to public' because of elevated radiation levels

Jan 31st 2014, 8:30 AM 9,511 Views 73 Comments

Staff have been sent home from the facility in Cumbria.

Uncertainty over progress in Iran talks as Kerry set to leave Geneva
# Nuclear Talks
# Nuclear Talks

Uncertainty over progress in Iran talks as Kerry set to leave Geneva

Nov 23rd 2013, 6:57 PM 4,858 Views 13 Comments

US Secretary of State is to leave for London, while Iran’s chief negotiator expressed doubts over a deal.

Iran nuclear talks continue for a third day
# Nuclear Power
# Nuclear Power

Iran nuclear talks continue for a third day

Nov 9th 2013, 10:14 AM 2,953 Views 8 Comments

Secretary of State John Kerry said there are still “important gaps” that must be overcome.

Sellafield facilities "do not meet modern standards" - UK nuclear watchdog
# Nuclear Power
# Nuclear Power

Sellafield facilities "do not meet modern standards" - UK nuclear watchdog

Nov 6th 2013, 11:35 AM 4,073 Views 8 Comments

The Irish government welcomed the report and says it will work with the UK on the decommissioning of the site.

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