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Time for a nuclear phase-out?

This Article on Le Monde Diplomatique: Time for a nuclear phase-out? by Adam Chimienti shows a well-drawn picture of the situation with nuclear power in the world today. Read about the dawn of the so-called "nuclear renaissance", the risks, the waste problems, the cover-ups, and the ability of first-world countries to do without nuclear power.

Kein Uran aus dem Herzen Afrikas - Vortrag Anthony Lyamunda - 25. April 2013

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Wanderausstellung der Wiener Umweltanwaltschaft über das schmutzige Geschäft des Uran-Abbaus auch vor unserer Haustüre!

WUAÜber die dramatischen Konsequenzen des Uran- Abbaus informiert eine neue Wanderausstellung der Wiener Umweltanwaltschaft. Umweltstadträtin Ulli Sima hat diese am 15. April im Gymnasium Parhamerplatz im 17. Bezirk eröffnet:

"Wir wollen den Jugendlichen eine bisher vermutlich weniger bekannte alarmierende Facette der Atomkraft aufzeigen - die Folge des Uran-Abbaus, der für den Betrieb von Atomkraftwerken notwendig ist", so Sima.

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How much money do german banks invest in uranium mining?

UrgewaldThe Frankfurter Rundschau (Milliarden für Uran-Minen) reports on this briefing (Was haben deutsche Banken aus Fukushima gelernt?) by Urgewald, a german association for environmental protection and human rights.

The briefing states that despite the promises made by german banks following the Fukushima desaster, to pull back from investments in Uranium firms, two years later there are still banks who chose to invest in, or lend money to, the biggest global Uranium players.

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Manager Magazin: Uranpreise weltweit im Keller

A (german) Report from the Manager Magazine on the War in Mali. It gets interesting on page 2, where Stéphane Lhomme du "Observatoir du nucléaire" calls the relationship between Areva and the Nigerian goverment "perfect colonialism". On Page 3, there are important insights to be found on the general uranium price, which - contrary to claims from uranium firm CEOs - is on an all-time-low and did never recover from Fukushima.

Does this mean Uranium is on the way of being non-profitable? An interesting read.

[Manager Magazin: Krieg in Mali - Frankreichs Sorge um Uran aus der Wüste]

RWE to phase out of nuclear power?

RWE, a big energy player in Germany, plans to get out of nuclear power. The new CEO, Peter Terium, stated this in a press conference last week. If RWE really holds up on that statement, this is a big step towards the acknowledgement of alternative energy forms in Germany.

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Wismut hat noch 30 Jahre zu tun (Freie Presse)

Unternehmen braucht deutlich länger für Sanierung der Hinterlassenschaften des Uranbergbaus.

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Verleihung der Nuclear-Free Future Awards 2011 (Berlin)

Feierliche Verleihung der Nuclear-Free Future Awards 2011 in Berlin, Germany

Award Ceremony of the Nuclear-Free Future Awards 2011 in Berlin, Germany

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