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September 29, 2016
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Hinkley Point contract to be signed Thursday
Paris (AFP) Sept 28, 2016
The contract to build Britain's first nuclear power plant in a generation will be signed Thursday in London, a source familiar with the deal said. The scheduling of the signing follows the approval late Tuesday by the board of French energy company EDF of the new conditions set by the British government for the project to go forward. London on September 15 gave the green light for the construction of the Pounds 18 billion (21 billion euro, $23 billion) complex, but set the condition that EDF pledge no ... read more

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Is nuclear crucial to climate change targets?
As Britain greenlights its first new nuclear power plant in more than 20 years, experts diverged Thursday on the role of nuclear energy in the quest to cap global warming at less than two degrees Celsius. ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

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Work starts on two new Iran nuclear reactors
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Ex-Japan PM Koizumi says Fukushima not 'under control'
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WIND DAILY

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CIVIL NUCLEAR

EDF board members sue to overturn Hinkley Point plan
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Philippines eyes reviving mothballed nuclear plant
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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Iran to build two nuclear plants with Russia: official
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China warns UK ties at 'crucial juncture' over nuclear plant

China city 'suspends' Sino-French nuclear project after protests

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Shifting from Russia, Ukraine strikes US nuclear fuel deal

Thousands protest possible China-France nuclear project

Low-carbon movement expected in North America

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France's EDF 'knew in advance' about British nuclear plan delay

Russia Creating Cutting-Edge Universal Nuclear Battleship

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NASA Establishes Institute to Explore New Ways to Protect Astronauts

French state to pump 3 bn euros into EDF

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