- Meltdown for nuclear renaissance? The nuclear safety authorities of three countries (France, Finland and the UK) have called into question the safety of Areva’s third-generation (EPR) nuclear plants. See and the reactions from Areva and Greenpeace.
- The Potsdam Institute for Climate Research, WWF and Allianz presented a new cost analysis of climate policies. Main conclusion: the costs are manageable (only a one year GDP-loss by 2050) and Europe can even afford to go it alone.
- The Guardian’s Environment Network has an interesting comment on the growing skepticism of public opinion about global warming.