13. Feb. 2013

Nuclear energy is not the solution to climate change

The Greens/EFA group has always opposed nuclear energy and instead defended and promoted a decentralised and transparent energy-provision system that is based on energy efficiency and renewable energies. For the Greens, this model based on 100% renewable energy combined with energy efficiency is at the core of the third industrial revolution and is the only path towards a sustainable economy for all.



12. Sep. 2017 blog

World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2017 once again confirms that supporting renewable energy is the right political move - Rebecca Harms

Rebecca Harms is a Green Member of the European Parliament and has been a passionate anti nuclear activist for several years. In this opinion article she presents the main findings of the new World Nuclear Status Report and explains why it is important to phase out this old fashion type of energy and boost renewable energy sources.  

10. Mar. 2017 blog

Remember Fukushima, 6 years ago....

This Saturday will be the anniversary of the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi I Nuclear Plant, which was due to the Tohoku earthquake and a 15-meter tsunami on 11 march 2011...  

29. Nov. 2016 blog

The Commission’s Winter Package: world number one in renewable energies, really?

The European Commission is due to unveil its so-called Winter Package tomorrow. The details of the package will be of crucial importance for fulfilling the commitments we made in the Paris Agreement. A lack of ambition, weaker governance and more market barriers for renewables, together with disguised subsidies for coal and the maintenance of privileges for nuclear energy and fossil fuels are the key ingredients of this Winter Package.  

20. Jul. 2016 blog

Nuclear energy belongs to the past

The World Nuclear Industry report is issued every year and delivers precious information regarding the development of the nuclear industry globally. The Greens/EFA group has supported this project for many years.