US nuclear weapons plant goes green

The only plant for assembling and disassembling nuclear weapons in the US has become a construction site for what could be home to the “largest” federally-owned wind farm. The wind project at the Pantex Plant (pictured) in Amarillo, Texas will have a total capacity of 11.5MW, generating around 47 million kWh of electricity every year […]

Hague: we may “intensify” Iran sanctions

The EU could “intensify” sanctions on Iran if negotiations with the country don’t deliver, William Hague today told reporters as he arrived for talks for with EU peers in Luxembourg this morning. The Foreign Secretary said: “We will intensify the sanctions over the coming months if there is no progress,” reported AFP. The Foreign Office […]

Iran says it can last “years” of oil sanctions

Iran can last for “three years” without demand for its oil. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad reportedly made the claim yesterday in what seems to be a show of strength in the face of EU sanctions, which are designed to pressure the Middle Eastern state into dropping its nuclear power programme. President Ahmadinejad said: “Some people think […]

Clinton backs 11 countries adopting Iran oil cuts

Eleven countries are “significantly” cutting the oil they buy from Iran, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced in a statement of support yesterday. Japan joins the UK in cutting oil from Iran, alongside EU stalwarts France, Germany and Spain, as well as the Czech Republic, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland and Belgium. Secretary of […]