Speak Up Energy

Following the recent debate – Nuclear wave: perspectives for the 21th century – organized by the European Movement International in association with ENEL on the 2nd July 2008, here is a short compilation of each speakers’ most interesting interventions and statements on this “heated issue”. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/uBgIh_Ff6us” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

In here introductory speech, Ninna Commeau – Adviser to Deputy Director General, DG Energy and Transport – European Commission – clearly stated the importance for the EU to maintain and develop the nuclear energy sector. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/1TgtgEY5EC0″ width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Some years ago, speaking about nuclear energy was more or less a bad word.… » read more

Hungarian MEP Edit Herczog (PES), a speaker at the conference, gives us her impression at the discussions of the event. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/JWBYqjYzDvo” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Q: What did you think of the conference? What did you think about the discussions? A: I really liked it because the arguments came to the table and it… » read more

Giancarlo Aquilanti, Head of the Nuclear Technology Area at ENEL, explains the state of nuclear energy in Italy. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/6qFozeMl8rg” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Q: So you are positive and optimistic about the direction? How do you see it from the view point of ENEL – development in the future in terms of new plans… » read more

Giancarlo Aquilanti, Head of the Nuclear Technology Area at ENEL, explains the state of the nuclear energy in Italy. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/xG57PUo3lBI” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Q: Italy has recently ended the turmoil over the construction of nuclear plants. Can you tell us briefly how this is evolving? And is the view of the Italian population… » read more

Bruno Comby, the founder of Environmentalists for Nuclear Energy, propagates a radically pro-nuclear approach: There is no major problem with nuclar power: It is clean, it takes very little things from the earth; it is safe, because a lot of money and attention is paid to safety; it is reliable, because it can provide the… » read more