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Scientists use giant gun in hunt for clean nuclear fusion energy
The technology involves firing a projectile ignited by gunpowder down a giant gun that eventually hits a target, resulting in nuclear fusion.
Swiss bomb shelters are readied as international tensions mount
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has reawakened interest in Switzerland's concrete nuclear fallout shelters, built during the Cold War with enough space to shelter everyone in the country.
UK doubles down on nuclear power despite fierce opposition
The British government plans to go ahead with nuclear power expansion - but some worry that accidents can happen and radioactive materials persist for thousands of years in the environment.
Ukraine's nuclear power plants in 'unprecedented danger'
"We must take urgent action [...] to reduce the risk of a nuclear accident that could have a severe health and environmental impact both in Ukraine and beyond."
Belgium postpones nuclear energy phase-out by 10 years over Ukraine
The Belgian government's move, prompted by soaring energy prices due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, means two recent reactors will remain operational until 2035.
Will Poland replace Russian gas with nuclear energy?
Coal, the dirtiest fossil fuel, generates around 70% of Polish electricity.
Former nuclear agency head: Plant attack 'made to hurt the population'
Robert Kelly, former director of the International Atomic Energy Agency, also told Euronews that the risk of an accident at the plant might be very small.
Fire at Europe's biggest nuclear plant in Ukraine sparks global alarm
Russia has already captured the defunct Chernobyl plant north of Kyiv. But the Zaporizhzhia plant is a different and safer type.
Zelenskyy accuses Moscow of 'nuclear terrorism' over Russian attack
Ukraine's president said Russia's tactics posed "threats to global security", while the head of the IAEA called the situation near the plant "extremely tense".
Ukraine: Radiation levels rise after Russia captures Chernobyl site
Scientists and environmental experts are concerned about the potential ecological disaster that could unfold in the zone around Chernobyl.
Take a look inside the room that’s hotter than the sun
Scientists in an Oxfordshire town are creating temperatures of 50 million degrees Celsius, in a bid to make clean energy.
Nuclear fusion breakthrough could bring us close to carbon-free future
Scientists in Oxford have more than doubled the previous record set for nuclear fusion. But environmental groups have reservations.
Gas and nuclear labelled 'green' by the EU. But how will it affect us?
The controversial change to the EU's list of sustainable energies has been branded a ‘robbery’ by Greenpeace.
Brussels controversially labels gas and nuclear as green energy
The European Commission says gas and nuclear will act as "transitional" energy sources before renewables become widespread.
How a technical rulebook is sparking a storm over EU green energy
Brussels has proposed labelling natural gas and nuclear as green energy sources, prompting a furious backlash.
Saudi minister backs pink hydrogen made by ‘emancipated young ladies’
Bin Salman told the World Economic Forum of the petropower’s ambition to become a green and blue hydrogen leader too.
Germany says EU’s proposed switch to nuclear is “risky and expensive”
Germany rejects the EU’s proposal for fuel switch, claiming nuclear power is dangerous and hydrogen power is unrealistic.
EU divided on gas & nuclear energy but what do countries rely on most?
France is the most dependent country on nuclear energy, while Italy is the most reliant on natural gas.
Brussels unveils plan for 'green' gas and nuclear label
Such a classification allows for a reduction in financing costs, which is crucial for the projects concerned and for the states willing to support them.
Germany shuts down three of its six nuclear power plants
However, the full phase-out will not be over for a long time, as the post-operational phase and the gradual dismantling of the plants, under the responsibility of operators, is expected to take many more years.
NASA wants to put nuclear reactors on Moon to keep astronauts alive
Despite the various challenges involved, the US space agency is looking for a means to power its planned Moon base.
Would you pay €2 million to board this nuclear-powered superyacht?
The new superyacht, called Earth 300, will be free for scientists hoping to clean up our oceans and combat climate change.
France vows to build new nuclear reactors to meet climate goals
France already has 56 operational reactors and derives about 70% of its electricity from nuclear energy.
'You don't need nuclear to get to net zero,' says climate professor
Jeffrey Sachs, the Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, gives us his insight into nuclear vs. renewable energy.
Nuclear energy is green energy, says IAEA chief Rafael Grossi
In an interview with Euronews, Grossi said the debate around nuclear energy should be based on scientific facts.
Ten EU countries call on Brussels to label nuclear energy as green
The member states argue the current energy crunch, which has sent electricity prices soaring, makes the case for nuclear as an affordable, low-carbon energy source.