[Machine Translation] Nicolas Hulot estimated that France should postpone the goal of reducing the share of nuclear power to 50 % of the electricity mix. “It will be difficult to keep the goal of reducing the share of nuclear energy to 50% in 2025” except “to revive the production of electricity based on fossil fuels,” said the Minister of Ecological Transition, at the end of the Council of Ministers. Then there was a debate among lawyers about the need, or not, to review the energy transition law in which the objective is written. It seems that the Ministry of Ecological Transition is leaning towards the rewriting of article 1 of the law adopted in August 2015 : it will “probably” review the law, says the cabinet of Nicolas Hulot. This is the “logical” consequence of abandoning the objective set in the previous five-year period.
Actu Environnement 6th March 2018 read more »
The place of the Greenpeace activists is not in prison. Several activists were sentenced to prison for having managed to break into the Cattenom nuclear power plant. A disturbing verdict in more ways than one.
Liberation 6th March 2018 read more »