Un Special Rapporteur, Baskut Tuncak, who has already criticized Japan's treatment of Fukushima "cleanup" workers, has urged Japan not to force Fukushima evacuees back to the accident zone, especially women and chidren. In delivering his report to the UN, Tuncak said the Japanese government should “halt the ongoing relocation of evacuees who a […]
Uranium Mining at Grand Canyon: Havasupai Sacred Site & Diné Communities Face Imminent Threat By Klee Benally | originally posted at Indigenousaction.org Grand Canyon, AZ — On October 13, 2016, Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) issued three controversial air quality permits for uranium mines near the Grand Canyon. The uranium mining wil […]
STOP FALSE CLIMATE SOLUTIONS – DO NOT SUPPORT NUCLEAR POWER AT COP24. SIGN THE PETITION! The nuclear industry is aggressively lobbying global climate negotiators to promote nuclear power as a […] The post STOP FALSE CLIMATE SOLUTIONS – DO NOT SUPPORT NUCLEAR POWER AT COP24. SIGN THE PETITION! appeared first on Coalition Against Nukes.
U.S. nuclear power plant outages have been higher this summer (June through August), averaging 4.3 gigawatts (GW), or 51% more than in 2015. Summer outages were at their highest in June, reaching 9.9 GW, or about 10% of total U.S. nuclear capacity, on June 17 and averaging 6.2 GW for the month. Outages dropped to an average of 4.4 GW in July and 2.4 GW in A […]
NIRS (accessed) 10th Dec 2018 , The nuclear industry is aggressively lobbying global climate negotiators to promote nuclear power as a solution to the climate crisis. Pro-nuclear organizations are petitioning the United Nations COP24 Global Climate Summit in Katowice, Poland, to write nuclear power into the rulebook that will be used to implement the Paris [ […]