30 May '11, 3pm

Germany to end nuclear power by 2022 - Yahoo! News

Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany could serve as a global trailblazer with its decision Monday to phase out nuclear power by 2022 but France, Europe's biggest producer, said it will not follow suit. Merkel said the "fundamental" rethink of energy policy in the world's number four economy, prompted by the disaster in March at Japan's Fukushima plant, opened new opportunities for business and climate protection. "We believe we as a country can be a trailblazer for a new age of renewable energy sources," she told reporters. "We can be the first major industrialised country that achieves the transition to renewable energy with all the opportunities -- for exports, development, technology, jobs -- it carries with it." Yet neighbour France, while saying it "respected" the German position, insisted it was not ready to give up nuclear energy which Prime Minister Francois Fillo...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/germany-end-nuclear-power-2022-0...

Tweets

Germany announces end to nuclear power by 2022

Germany announces end to nuclear power by 2022

channelnewsasia.com 30 May '11, 6am

BERLIN: Germany on Monday became the first major industrialised power to agree an end to nuclear power in the wake of the ...

Germany will shut down all its nuclear plants by 2022, which will make it the 1st major power to give up atomic power

Germany will shut down all its nuclear plants b...

straitstimes.com 30 May '11, 2am

An environmental activist sits on top of the Brandenburg Gate after Greenpeace activists fixed a radioactive sign to the Q...

UN nuclear agency opens probe for Malaysia plant

sg.news.yahoo.com 30 May '11, 2am

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's government says U.N. nuclear experts have opened investigations into whether plan...

#Japan nuclear crisis panel led by expert in fa...

sg.news.yahoo.com 27 May '11, 9am

TOKYO (Reuters) - When Yotaro Hatamura delves into the causes of the nuclear crisis at Japan's Fukushima plant, he'll be d...

Typhoon approaches Japan, may threaten nuclear plant

Typhoon approaches Japan, may threaten nuclear ...

channelnewsasia.com 28 May '11, 6pm

TOKYO : Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant is not fully prepared to deal with violent storms, officials admitted Sat...

Singapore has not made a decision on nuclear po...

todayonline.com 02 Jun '11, 2am

SINGAPORE - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has again stressed that Singapore has not made a decision on nuclear power but ...

Japan underestimated tsunami threat to nuclear plants, but had 'exemplary' disaster response: UN nuclear watchdog

Japan underestimated tsunami threat to nuclear ...

straitstimes.com 01 Jun '11, 5am

An excavator is seen as waves hit a temporary breakwater at a port that was devastated by the March 11 earthquake and tsun...

Saudi to build 16 nuclear reactors

straitstimes.com 01 Jun '11, 1pm

RIYADH - OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia plans to build 16 civilian nuclear reactors in the next two decades at a cost of 300 bi...

Japan: New leak feared at stricken Japan nuclear plant: #Fukushima: New leak feared at stricken Japan... #fukushima

Japan: New leak feared at stricken Japan nuclea...

asiaone.com 26 May '11, 10am

TOKYO (Reuters) - Radioactive water appears to be leaking from a waste disposal building at Japan's Fukushima nuclear comp...

Yemen's Saleh doesn't see himself out of power ...

sg.news.yahoo.com 25 May '11, 5pm

SANAA (Reuters) - Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Wednesday he would not bow to international "dictates" to st...