Edition:
International
Pictures | Mon Aug 8, 2022 | 9:34am EDT

France tweaks rules to keep nuclear plants running during heatwave

FILE PHOTO: A general view shows the cooling towers and the reactors of the Electricite de France (EDF) nuclear power plant in Cattenom, France, February 14, 2022. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: A general view shows the cooling towers and the reactors of the Electricite de France (EDF) nuclear power plant in Cattenom, France, February 14, 2022. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: A general view shows the cooling towers and the reactors of the Electricite de France (EDF) nuclear power plant in Cattenom, France, February 14, 2022. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo
Close
1 / 4
FILE PHOTO: General view of a nuclear power plant site in Tricastin, France, September 10, 2018.   REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: General view of a nuclear power plant site in Tricastin, France, September 10, 2018. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: General view of a nuclear power plant site in Tricastin, France, September 10, 2018. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier/File Photo
Close
2 / 4
FILE PHOTO: View of the Golfech nuclear plant on the edge of the Garonne river between Agen and Toulouse, France, July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: View of the Golfech nuclear plant on the edge of the Garonne river between Agen and Toulouse, France, July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: View of the Golfech nuclear plant on the edge of the Garonne river between Agen and Toulouse, France, July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo
Close
3 / 4
FILE PHOTO: A flag with the company logo of Electricite de France (EDF) and a French flag fly next to the EDF power plant in Bouchain, near Valenciennes, France, September 29, 2021. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: A flag with the company logo of Electricite de France (EDF) and a French flag fly next to the EDF power plant in Bouchain, near Valenciennes, France, September 29, 2021. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: A flag with the company logo of Electricite de France (EDF) and a French flag fly next to the EDF power plant in Bouchain, near Valenciennes, France, September 29, 2021. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo
Close
4 / 4

Next Slideshows

Ivory Coast cocoa farmers upbeat despite below-average rains

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Good soil moisture content in Ivory Coast’s cocoa regions is helping pods develop well on trees, making for a strong start for the...

Aug 08 2022

Fourth person reported drowned in New Mexico wildfire area floods

TAOS, N.M. (Reuters) - A man drowned on Sunday in northern New Mexico when a flash flood swept through a burn area left by the state’s largest recorded...

Aug 08 2022

Analysis-Climate change, scarcity chip away at degrowth taboo

(Reuters) - Degrowth - the idea that a finite planet cannot sustain ever-increasing consumption - is about the closest you can get to a heresy in economics,...

Aug 08 2022

Climate change compensation fight brews ahead of COP27 summit

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Tensions are mounting ahead of this year's U.N. climate summit, as vulnerable countries ramp up demands for rich countries to pay...

Aug 08 2022

MORE IN PICTURES

Ukrainian civilians caught in the crossfire of Russia's invasion

Ukrainian civilians caught in the crossfire of Russia's invasion

Residents around Ukraine face the daily reality of the Russian invasion.

Florida's Fort Myers devastated by Hurricane Ian

Florida's Fort Myers devastated by Hurricane Ian

Fort Myers Beach saw homes swept away, buildings torn apart and boats washed onto streets as Hurricane Ian cut a swath of destruction across the area.

Russia's reservists called-up for Ukraine war train to fight

Russia's reservists called-up for Ukraine war train to fight

Russian reservists train to fight in Ukraine as tens of thousands of men seeking to avoid the draft fled abroad.

Extreme piercings put devotees in soul-cleansing trance at Thai festival

Extreme piercings put devotees in soul-cleansing trance at Thai festival

Devotees say the piercings symbolize repentance for sins and is meant to ward off evil spirits.

In pictures: Ukrainian forces burst through Russian lines

In pictures: Ukrainian forces burst through Russian lines

Russian forces in the eastern Donetsk and southern Kherson regions have been forced to retreat in recent days and appear to be struggling to halt an increasingly Western-equipped Ukrainian army.

In pictures: Oktoberfest returns after two-year hiatus

In pictures: Oktoberfest returns after two-year hiatus

Oktoberfest, the world's largest beer festival, kicks off for the first time since 2019, marking the end of a two-year hiatus as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

NYC or Chicago: El Paso buses asylum-seeking migrants north

NYC or Chicago: El Paso buses asylum-seeking migrants north

Asylum-seeking migrants head to New York and Chicago from Texas to start a new life.

Humanity's great heights: The surreal symmetry of Catalonia's human towers

Humanity's great heights: The surreal symmetry of Catalonia's human towers

Surreal scenes as teams face-off in the biannual human tower competition in Spain's Tarragona city.

Protesters rally around the world over the death of Mahsa Amini

Protesters rally around the world over the death of Mahsa Amini

Protesters rallied around the world as demonstrations ignited by the death of an Iranian woman in police custody entered their third week.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast