Ecology and Environment

02.12.2014 Pressenza Hong Kong

Uranium extraction policy of Mongolia: the current situation

Uranium extraction policy of Mongolia: the current situation

The Uranium Extraction Policy of Mongolia: The Current Situation By Selenge Lkhagvajav, head of the national movement “For a Nuclear Safe Mongolia” 1. Overall background Mongolia is located between Russia and China, two large powers. The territory of Mongolia is 1.5 million km2 and is populated by 2.9 million … »

02.12.2014 Pressenza Hong Kong

Court Rejects Ecuador’s Request in Chevron Case

Court Rejects Ecuador’s Request in Chevron Case

Court Rejects Ecuador’s Request to Remove Arbitrators in Chevron Case Correa Claims Mediators Have Not Acted in “Fair, Impartial” Ways November 26, 2014 On Friday, November 21, the Permanent Court of Arbitration at the Hague rejected a request filed by the government of Ecuador to remove arbitrators involved in a dispute filed … »

30.11.2014 PressTV

Fire leads to closure of Belgian nuclear reactor

Fire leads to closure of Belgian nuclear reactor

A nuclear reactor in Belgium has reportedly been shut down following a fire outbreak at the plant. The Tihange 3 power station was shut down automatically on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. local time (0930 GMT) after one of its transformers caught fire, the Belga News Agency reported. It is not … »

27.11.2014 Human Wrongs Watch

How to Make Cooking Safe for 10 Million People by 2020

How to Make Cooking Safe for 10 Million People by 2020

Human Wrongs Watch 21 November 2014 – Every year, household air pollution from cooking kills over four million people and sickens millions more, the United Nations spotlighted at a New York conference on cookstoves, as it urged Governments to take action to accelerate the adoption of clean cooking solutions. »

18.11.2014 Tony Robinson

A nascent anti-nuclear movement emerges in Bolivia

A nascent anti-nuclear movement emerges in Bolivia

“The best way of liberating ourselves is also having nuclear energy for peaceful purposes,” declared President Evo Morales of Bolivia on the 2nd of October in La Paz during his announcement that the highland area around the capital would be the home for a new nuclear industry. Having been aware … »

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