As the government develops its energy roadmap for 2019-2023, the cabinet of Nicolas Hulot no longer seems in a hurry to set a number of reactors to close to achieve the goal of 50% nuclear power generation. It is urgent to procrastinate. Thus, one could summarize the state of mind of the government in terms of decreasing the share of nuclear in the production of electricity. In early November, Nicolas Hulot announced that France would not reduce this share to 50% in 2025 – against 75% today – contrary to what is provided for in the energy transition law of August 2015. And had added that the executive was going to “work on the deadline of 2030 or 2035”.
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Journalists Thierry Gadault and Hugues Demeude publish a book-survey on the French nuclear “Nucléaire Danger immédiate … And it will happen near you” . Deterioration and aging of the park, financial problems, history of major incidents: nuclear power plants in France are an “immediate danger” for the population, it is the conviction of these two French journalists who investigated the French nuclear industry. Interview with Thierry Gadault.
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