The still-to-be-formed cabinet will be the last cabinet that can execute the necessary policy that will keep us below 1,5ºC temperature change, and nuclear power is back on the table as one of the ‘solutions’ offered by political parties. According to WISE, an organization that has been fighting against new nuclear power plants since 1978, promoting nuclear energy is a pitfall on the road of the energy transition that is really necessary. Nuclear power has too many problems with the storage of radioactive waste and potential safety issues to be really green, clean or sustainable.
This is why WISE is organizing a cycling protest through Zeeland and Brabant, the two provinces that offered themselves as potential hosts for a new nuclear power plant. The three-day cycling tour starts with a manifestation in Middelburg, and goes past the already existing power plant in Borsele, to Moerdijk, a potential location for a new nuclear plant, and will finally arrive in Den Bosch. Along the route, multiple manifestations will be held to make clear to politicians and policymakers that the fight against nuclear power is alive and well.
Het Actiefonds supports the cycling protest and the fight against nuclear power. Keep an eye on the Facebook page of WISE for updates and news around the cycling protest.