Nuclear Power Forum an expensive and risky distraction from real solutions

Greenpeace held a protest at the opening of the Nuclear Power Forum Philippines in Manila, to call upon President Aquino’s government to abandon its pursuit of nuclear energy in favour of renewable energy and energy efficiency measures to meet the country’s electricity demands. Greenpeace warned the delegates at the conference that any investment in the … Continue reading

Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes needs to take firmer stance on nuclear energy

Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes recently issued a statement to the Manila Overseas Press Club regarding the revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant. During his briefing to the media, Reyes said that the Philippines is not equipped with the infrastructure needed to run a nuclear power plant and added, We have to work on this … Continue reading

Nuclear Energy Myth

This is in response to the front-page article titled “Nuke energy key to stem climate change” (3/2/09), which is about the nuclear industry’s claim that nuclear power has a role in climate change mitigation. Click here to read more Click here to to download our Briefing Paper entitled Why Nuclear is Not an Answer to … Continue reading