Fundamental Justice and Earth Law for the 99% 

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn E-mail RSS
magnify
Home Posts tagged "nuclear"
formats

Mark Jacobson on nuclear power’s high carbon footprint.mp4

Published on January 30, 2013 by in Home

  Mark Jacobson, from Stanford University, spoke to a Toronto audience on Oct. 15, 2012, outlining his comprehensive plan to power the planet with 100% renewable energy. In this 2 minute clip he focusses on why nuclear cannot be considered a valid option for a low carbon future. You can download his slides or watch

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

China Share Of Electricity From “Clean Energy” Increases To 20.2%

January 4, 2013      Zachary Shahan   China’s Xinhua recently announced that the nation’s share of electricity coming from “clean energy” has increased to 20.2%, 3.3% more than at the same time last year. As you may well know, “clean energy,” according to China, includes nuclear and large-scale hydropower. Wind turbines in China In the first 11 months of

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

No Nukes News, Dec 13, 2012: Kangaroo Court

Published on December 13, 2012 by in Home

  Dec. 13, 2012 – Please pass this onto a friend! “Using a nuclear reactor to boil water is “like cutting butter with a chain saw.” – the late Barry Commoner “30 bombs worth of plutonium made every year per 1000 MW reactor.  That is the core of the problem – making plutonium just to boil

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

No Nukes News, Dec 5, 2012 – Mountain of Waste

Published on December 6, 2012 by in Home

  Dec. 5, 2012 –  Please pass this onto a friend! “Sure, you can say nuclear power is somewhat less carbon-intensive than burning fossil fuels for energy; beating your children to death with a club will prevent them from getting hit by a car. Ravaging the Earth by one irreparable means is not a sensible

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

No Nukes News, Nov 19, 2012: No Safe Dose

Published on November 19, 2012 by in Home

    Nov. 19, 2012 – Please pass this onto a friend! Say this 5 times fast: Renewableluyah! Anti-nukeluyah! Action: We’re asking the NDP to oppose the Darlington re-build proect. Can you contribute a few hours to help us distribute our latest leaflet door to door, either in your own neighbourhood on your on time, OR with us

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

So Far So Good for Germany’s Nuclear Phase-Out, Despite Dire Predictions

Clean Break: Chapter 4 in the story of Germany’s switch to renewables By Osha Gray Davidson Nov 16, 2012 Anti-nuclear protest in Freiburg, Germany, in March 2011. Credit: Till Westermayer, flickr. Bonn, Germany—On the afternoon of April 29, 1986, West Germany’s Interior Minister Friedrich Zimmermann walked out of a meeting with the Commission on Radiological

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

No Nukes News, Nov 2, 2012: Global Exit and Local Champion wanted!

Published on November 4, 2012 by in Home

  Nov. 2, 2012 – Please pass this onto a friend! Looking for a Champion at Queen’s Park! Premier McGuinty and Tim Hudak have been very clear that they plan to spend tens of billions on new nuclear projects.  Meanwhile, NDP Leader Andrea Horwath has sat on the fence on this issue. If you’d like to encourage

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

Ecocide – a catastrophic consequence of nuclear weapons

Published on November 1, 2012 by in Home

  An Ecocide Law would lead to a world free of resource wars, and environmental destruction. It would make peace possible. by Xanthe Hall International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War   Over the many years that we have been trying to educate the public on the catastrophic consequences of nuclear weapons we have mostly

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

Flood of public interest prompts nuclear hearing delay

Published on October 27, 2012 by in Home

  John Spears  Business Reporter   A flood of public interest has prompted Canada’s nuclear regulator to delay hearings into the overhaul of the Darlington nuclear station. Hearings were due to open Nov. 13 before the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission in Courtice, near Oshawa. But the commission said Friday that the hearings have been put

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

No Nukes News, Oct 20, 2012:Thinking Outside the Nuclear Box

Published on October 20, 2012 by in Home

  No Nukes News  Oct. 20, 2012 – Please pass this onto a friend!   The World ☢ The Fukushima nuclear catastrophe was “a profoundly man-made disaster” despite being triggered by the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami. The special investigation concluded that the on-going nuclear disaster was the result of “willful negligence” and the collusion between an entrenched bureaucracy of

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

INSIDE FUKUSHIMA: How workers tried but failed to avert a nuclear disaster

Published on October 14, 2012 by in Home

  THE ASAHI SHIMBUN   Recorded exchanges between staff at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant and officials at Tokyo Electric Power Co. headquarters offer stark vignettes of repeated human error and a grimly farcical hunt for supplies such as car batteries, as Japan’s worst-ever nuclear accident disintegrated into a veritable man-made disaster. Reactors No.

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

No Nukes News, October 10: From Gentilly to Darlington – Shut them down!

Published on October 12, 2012 by in Home

     No Nukes News Oct. 10, 2012 – Please pass this onto a friend!   Hydro Quebec cancels Gentilly-2 Nuclear Rebuild project! Ontario should follow their lead and cancel the Darlington rebuild. Send a letter to Energy Minister Bentley here. Thank you!   The World ☢ ‘Hundreds of problems’ at EU nuclear plants Hundreds of problems have been found at

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

No Nukes News, Oct 1, 2012: QC’s nuclear exit = lessons for ON

Published on October 1, 2012 by in Home

  No Nukes News, Oct 1, 2012: QC’s nuclear exit = lessons for ON Oct. 1, 2012 – Please pass this onto a friend!     The World  ☢ 2011–2012 world nuclear industry status report The market niche that nuclear power once held is disappearing. The key nuclear indicators—including the number of operating reactors, installed capacity, power generation,

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

Power plants are big energy hogs: Report

 Power generation and water are inextricably linked. Wind power operations and solar installations use no water. In contrast life-cycle water costs of fracking, nuclear, and biomass consume huge quantities that are often overlooked when assessing energy sources. Energy-related water withdrawals have a huge impact on ecosystems and drinking water supplies. Poor choices can lead to

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

Canada, India Eager to Enact Atomic Trade Accord

Published on September 16, 2012 by in Home

 This announcement is good news for Canada’s nuclear industry.  Baird claims that the proliferation issue “is in the past” as he pushes the waste disposal issue into the future. The threat of ecocide, especially when it involves human oversight of nuclear waste over thousands of years, will remain a huge concern for future generations. Quite

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments