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Trump inaccurately blames Paris Agreement as riots continue in France - Axios

News - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 18:07
Trump inaccurately blames Paris Agreement as riots continue in France  Axios

President Trump inaccurately claimed that the riots in Paris are a backlash against the Paris Agreement on Saturday, tweeting: "People do not want to pay large ...

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What really powers your iPhone and Tesla: lithium and cobalt - Quartz

News - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 17:01
What really powers your iPhone and Tesla: lithium and cobalt  Quartz

The rechargeable lithium-ion battery helps define our era. It powers our smartphones and electric cars, and promises a future where we're better able to store ...

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Protesters demand action against warming climate at UN talks - Idaho Statesman

News - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 17:00
Protesters demand action against warming climate at UN talks  Idaho Statesman

Thousands of people from around the world marched through the southern Polish city that's hosting this year's U.N. climate talks, calling Saturday for ...

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Trump inaccurately blames Paris Agreement as riots continue in France - Axios

News - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 15:36
Trump inaccurately blames Paris Agreement as riots continue in France  Axios

President Trump claimed the riots in Paris are a backlash against the Paris Agreement on Saturday, tweeting: "People do not want to pay large sums of money, ...

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Letter to the editor: Nuclear power isn't panacea for planet - Press Herald

News - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 09:00
Letter to the editor: Nuclear power isn't panacea for planet  Press Herald

Re: George Lawson's Dec. 1 letter to the editor, “Nuclear energy is the solution to carbon-based climate change“: As we teach our children, it is important to think ...

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Taiwan is Still Moving to Shutdown Nuclear Reactor Despite Pro-Nuclear Vote - Next Big Future

News - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 06:55
Taiwan is Still Moving to Shutdown Nuclear Reactor Despite Pro-Nuclear Vote  Next Big Future

Taiwan's recent election passed a pro-nuclear measure with a 59-41 majority. The will of the Taiwan people was to stop the phasing out of nuclear power.

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Guest Column: Rising natural gas prices will test power grid this winter - The Delaware County Daily Times

News - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 05:15
Guest Column: Rising natural gas prices will test power grid this winter  The Delaware County Daily Times

Thanks to the laws of supply and demand, right now is a good time to be selling natural gas. That's because the price for natural gas just keeps going up.

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Regulators approve sale of Vermont Yankee nuclear plant - Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

News - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 00:59
Regulators approve sale of Vermont Yankee nuclear plant  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont state regulators have approved the sale of the closed Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant to a demolition company.

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Regulators approve sale of Entergy's Vermont Yankee nuclear plant to demolition company - The Advocate

News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 20:44
Regulators approve sale of Entergy's Vermont Yankee nuclear plant to demolition company  The Advocate

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont state regulators have approved the sale of Entergy Corp.'s closed Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant to a demolition company.

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Regulators approve sale of Vermont Yankee nuclear plant - Fredericksburg.com

News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 20:38
Regulators approve sale of Vermont Yankee nuclear plant  Fredericksburg.com

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont state regulators have approved the sale of the closed Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant to a demolition company.

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Regulators Approve Sale of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant - U.S. News & World Report

News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 20:38
Regulators Approve Sale of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant  U.S. News & World Report

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont state regulators have given the final approval for the sale of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant.

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Nuclear Power Plant Appears Prepared for Disasters - WVIK

News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 20:09
Nuclear Power Plant Appears Prepared for Disasters  WVIK

The Cordova nuclear plant is ready to respond to a number of emergencies. On Tuesday, representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency ...

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Xcel CEO Says Nuclear Power Is Key to Meeting Goal to Cut Carbon - Bloomberg

News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 19:28
Xcel CEO Says Nuclear Power Is Key to Meeting Goal to Cut Carbon  Bloomberg

Xcel Energy Inc. Chief Executive Officer Ben Fowke said keeping nuclear power plants open is key for the utility to meet its goal to slash greenhouse gases.

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Experts tell COP24 nuclear energy has an important role to play in tackling climate change - Times of India

News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 17:02
Experts tell COP24 nuclear energy has an important role to play in tackling climate change  Times of India

MANGALURU: A panel of energy experts have highlighted the important role nuclear energy has to play in combating climate change and have called on ...

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Coal is still king in Poland, where world leaders gather to confront ‘climate catastrophe’ - The Washington Post

News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 16:00
Coal is still king in Poland, where world leaders gather to confront ‘climate catastrophe’  The Washington Post

PAWLOWICE, Poland — A half-mile underground, in a claustrophobe's bad dream of dark, gassy tunnels choked with black dust, Piotr Grabon grinned as he ...

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Both reactors on Rosatom's floating nuclear plant now operational - Bellona

News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 15:24
Both reactors on Rosatom's floating nuclear plant now operational  Bellona

The Akademik Lomonosov, Russia's floating nuclear power plant, at sea off the coast of Norway. Credit: Nils Bøhmer/Bellona. Both reactors on the Akademik ...

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At COP 24 in Katowice, IAEA Highlights the role of Nuclear Power and Energy Planning Tools for Sustainable Urbanization - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 15:08
At COP 24 in Katowice, IAEA Highlights the role of Nuclear Power and Energy Planning Tools for Sustainable Urbanization  International Atomic Energy Agency

How nuclear power can be part of an integrated solution to provide low carbon energy for growing urban centres was the focus of a side event held at the ...

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Brazil energy minister favors more nuclear power but not hydro: report - Reuters

News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 14:15
Brazil energy minister favors more nuclear power but not hydro: report  Reuters

Brazil's incoming mines and energy minister, Bento Albuquerque, supports more nuclear and wind power development to diversify the country's energy matrix, ...

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Russia hopes to participate in construction of nuclear power plant unit in Czech Republic - TASS

News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 14:07
Russia hopes to participate in construction of nuclear power plant unit in Czech Republic  TASS

The Czech nuclear power plants Temelin and Dukovany were built with Russia's active assistance.

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CGN plans to fill Moorside gap with Bradwell nuclear plant - Utility Week

News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 13:56
CGN plans to fill Moorside gap with Bradwell nuclear plant  Utility Week

China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN) has announced plans to accelerate its new power station at Bradwell to fill the gap in the nuclear pipeline created ...

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