Zuma confronts faith groups on nuclear power

At COP17 in Durban, there has been strong input from civil society that nuclear power is not the answer for South Africa.

Faith groups have long held the view that nuclear power is ethically indefensible, Continue reading

Nuclear power presentations and panel discussion at COP17 side event

The Heinrich Boell Foundation arranged a set of presentations and panel discussion on the theme of ‘Beyond coal and nuclear’.  The three highly distinguished presenters were Kimiko Hirata of the Japanese organisation Kiko network which has its goal the prevention of dangerous climate change; Arne Jungjohann of the Washington office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation (HBF); and Michaele Schreyer, member of the supervisory board of HBF. Continue reading