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Toxic tango in Rooppur needs rethinking

Toxic tango in Rooppur needs rethinking

Sonali Huria | NewAge AS BANGLADESH embarks on its first-ever nuclear energy project in collaboration with India and the Russian State Nuclear Energy Corporation, Rosatom, it is time to ask what this collaboration will mean for Bangladesh and the larger South Asian neighbourhood. The proposed Rooppur nuclear plant comprising twoRead More

Is Nuclear Energy Essential for Bangladesh?: We Must Go Beyond Deceptions and False Choices

Is Nuclear Energy Essential for Bangladesh?: We Must Go Beyond Deceptions and False Choices

Asia, International April 10, 2018 at 9:20 am 0 comments

Mowdud Rahman | It is of course not too late. There is still scope for the government abandon its deceptive strategy and design a people and environment friendly power sector plan. Power sector still can be self-reliant and serve the people’s interest.

Bangladesh and ROSATOM: Nuclear Fascination and Misinformation

Bangladesh and ROSATOM: Nuclear Fascination and Misinformation

Industry and Lobbies July 20, 2013 at 11:39 am 0 comments

Does borrowing money from a lender (Russian Government) and asking them to setup a plant and train local people constitute a technological breakthrough? Does the country need a nuclear power plant on borrowed money to create a better image abroad? A nuclear power plant, or for that matter, any power plant is setup anywhere in the world to produce power to meet energy demand, not to create an improved image abroad or assert advancement in technology, as claimed by the Bangladeshi Government.

Nuclear power in Bangladesh?: Look before you leap

Nuclear power in Bangladesh?: Look before you leap

The global nuclear industry and its supporters have been pitching for nuclear energy in developing countries for last several years. Here is an article by two eminent professors of Bangladesh-origin, teaching at the US-based universities: