The European Commission is open to increasing the use of nuclear energy as a way for member states to cut carbon emissions and avoid volatile energy prices, French newspaper Les Echos reported on Tuesday. The paper said it had obtained a draft text of the EU Commission’s new plan to create a common energy policy for the 25 nation bloc which it is due to publish on January 10.
Reuters 26th Jan 2006
Iran’s President said UN sanctions imposed over its nuclear programme would not damage the country — and promised to press ahead with uranium enrichment.
Herald 26th Dec 2006
Letter from Dr Ian Fingald: When the British government developed the Trident programme a generation ago, a group of concerned medical colleagues attempted to make an uninformed public aware of the appalling medical consequences of nuclear conflict. They advocated conflict resolution, progressive multi-lateral disarmament and an effective nuclear non-proliferation treaty as practical alternatives to a nuclear arms race.
Scotsman 26th Dec 2006