Power and the People

ROBERT L. CUTTS, The Japan Times

In Japan and the United States, many fear the dangers of nuclear power -- but who in charge cares?

archived May 22, 2004

Blowing the whistle on Yucca Mountain

Paul P. Craig, Tide Pool

Why I quit the Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board.

archived June 5, 2004

Asia turns to nuclear energy to fight power shortages

Andrew Taylor, Financial Express

DESIGNERS and developers of nuclear power stations seeking career opportunities at the beginning of the 21st century are looking to Asia.

archived June 2, 2004

If oil-crunched Indonesia goes nuclear...

Michael Richardson, The Straits Times

Official figures published in Jakarta last month show Indonesia became a net importer of crude oil for the first time in February and March.

archived June 3, 2004

Hundreds of Welsh farmers still restricted by Chernobyl

Martin Shipton, The Western Mail

EIGHTEEN years after the Chernobyl nuclear explosion in Ukraine, as many as 359 Welsh farms are still restricted in moving sheep as a result.

archived May 16, 2004

EU 'confident' of star power site

staff writer, BBC

Europe is still confident that it will be chosen to host Iter, the world's biggest nuclear fusion reactor.

archived May 22, 2004

Lovelock: 'Only nuclear power can now halt global warming'

Michael McCarthy, Independent UK

Global warming is now advancing so swiftly that only a massive expansion of nuclear power as the world's main energy source can prevent it overwhelming civilisation, the scientist and celebrated Green guru, James Lovelock, says.

archived May 23, 2004

EU, U.K. Near Accord on British Energy Rescue Aid, People Say

Robert McLeod, Bloomberg UK

European Commission regulators and the U.K. government are close to an agreement on a 1.5 billion-pound ($2.7 billion) state bailout for British Energy Plc, the country's biggest power generator, people familiar with the situation said.

archived May 12, 2004

US: UW scientists want to mine moon energy

Associated Press, Post=Cresent

MADISON — Two University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists believe moon rocks contain all the energy the United States needs for the next millennium.

archived January 20, 2004

Russia Says 'No' to Nuclear Fusion Plant in Japan

Reuters, Planet Ark
archived January 15, 2004