Signs of serious trouble at Iran's nuclear reactorGuardian Unlimited | 26 Feb 2011
Iran says it will have to remove uranium fuel rods from the Bushehr reactor's core for safety reasons. I was shown around the Bushehr reactor on Iran's Gulf coast four years ago, as part of a magical mystery tour of nuclear sites laid on by Tehran for a small group of western journalists. Back then in 2007, construction work was already many years behind schedule and the relationship between the Iranians and the Russian engineers building Bushehr was clearly tense.
Iran claims to have built fusion reactorGuardian Unlimited | 11 Feb 2011
Tehran claims yet another nuclear breakthrough but is there anything to it? While the world was watching Egypt tonight, Iran snuck out a claim that it has built a nuclear fusion device. Press TV reports that: The device uses Inertial Electrostatic Confinement method and can produce isotopes and radioisotopes used in diagnosing and curing cancer. The US, Japan, South Korea, Australia and France are the only countries which boast fusion technology.
Iran oil slick clean-up to take 2 months: reportsReuters | 07 Feb 2011
A 25 km-long oil slick off Iran's Gulf shore will take at least two months to clean up and could do irreparable damage do the local marine environment, news agencies reported on Monday.
Iran invites nations to tour its nuclear sitesGuardian Unlimited | 03 Jan 2011
Iran has invited Russia, China, the EU and its allies in the Arab world and developing world to tour its nuclear sites, in an apparent move to gain support prior to a fresh round of talks with six world powers. In a letter made available yesterday to Associated Press, senior Iranian envoy Ali...
Public holiday in Iran's capital due to pollutionReuters | 30 Nov 2010
Iranian authorities have declared a two-day public holiday in the capital and some other cities in an attempt to reduce dangerous levels of air pollution, media reported Tuesday.
Economic slump may limit moves on clean energyInternational Herald Tribune | 25 Nov 2008
From Italy to China, a poor global economy and plunging prices of coal and oil are upending plans to wean businesses and consumers from fossil fuel.
Iran could acquire the bomb in five years, say British researchersGuardian Unlimited | 07 Sep 2005
Iran could secure a nuclear bomb in about five years if it makes a determined dash to acquire the weapon, according to the London-based International Institute for Strategic Studies.But the institute, whose researchers visited Iran's nuclear
Iran risks showdown as work at atomic site resumesGuardian Unlimited | 09 Aug 2005
Iran risked the collapse of almost two years of negotiations with Britain, France and Germany on its suspect nuclear programme yesterday when it restarted work at a key atomic site.
Europe offers Iran deal to end nuclear showdownGuardian Unlimited | 09 Aug 2005
The main European powers yesterday called an emergency meeting of the UN's nuclear authority to try to chart a way out of an escalating crisis with Iran over its nuclear ambitions.
Iran delays nuclear fuel programmeGuardian Unlimited | 04 Aug 2005
Iran has delayed until next week its resumption work on uranium enrichment, granting the UN enough time to install surveillance equipment to monitor activities.
Iran to reopen nuclear plant as dispute escalatesGuardian Unlimited | 02 Aug 2005
Iran threw down the gauntlet to the west yesterday, telling UN nuclear inspectors it was preparing to resume part of its uranium enrichment programme in breach of a pact with the EU.
Earthscan re-launches Climate Policy JournalEarthscan | 09 Feb 2005
Climate Policy presents a wide range of refereed research and analysis that address the broad spectrum of policy issues raised by the prospect of changes in the global climate. It addresses both the mitigation of, and adaptation to, climate change. It also provides a forum for the communication of...
Iran Nuclear Fuel Deal Stalled Over Fee-RussiaPlanet Ark | 05 Jan 2005
A deal that would clear the way for Iran to start up its Russian-built Bushehr nuclear power plant has been delayed over Moscow's fee for taking back Russian-made spent fuel, Russia's nuclear chief said on Tuesday.
Blair turns attention to Mideast peace on whistlestop tourChannel News Asia | 23 Dec 2004
British Prime Minister Tony Blair was meeting Israeli and Palestinian leaders to discuss his personal peace initiatives for the region, the next leg on a flying visit which took him to Iraq the previous day.
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