Northwestern Russia’s oldest reactor to run for another 15 years

Russia’s nuclear watchdog authorises operation until 2033, twice the originally planned lifetime. Environmental NGO Bellona is deeply worried about safety.

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Russian Supreme Court upholds FSB ban on Barents Observer Editor Thomas Nilsen

Eye on the Arctic editor’s note: The Independent Barents Observer is part of the Eye on the Arctic circumpolar news partnership.

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Ice-Blog – While Arctic melts, sweltering Germany hosts UN climate talks

It’s been a scorcher of a week here in Bonn, Germany. Delegates to the UNFCCC climate talks (one of the interim meetings

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