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Japan Minister Attempts to Convince Public on Nuclear Power - NDTV

Nuke News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 23:06


NDTV

Japan Minister Attempts to Convince Public on Nuclear Power
NDTV
Widespread anti-nuclear sentiment has simmered in Japan ever since the earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 caused meltdowns at Fukushima, sparking the worst atomic disaster since Chernobyl. Tens of thousands of people were evacuated from their ...

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In Scotland and Beyond, a Crisis of Faith in the Global Elite - New York Times

Nuke News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 19:13


New York Times

In Scotland and Beyond, a Crisis of Faith in the Global Elite
New York Times
The Scots want more social welfare spending rather than less, and they have a strong antinuclear environmental streak. (Scotland's threatened secession was ... But together, they are a reminder that power is not a right, it is a responsibility. And no ...

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From nuclear diplomacy to energy self-sufficiency? - The Hindu

Nuke News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 11:31


Reuters

From nuclear diplomacy to energy self-sufficiency?
The Hindu
Meanwhile, the People's Movement against Nuclear Energy, an anti-nuclear power movement based in Idinthakarai, has vowed to stall the move to construct four more reactors while demanding comprehensive investigation about the first two reactors.
Panel member who led rigorous nuclear screenings to leave officeGlobalPost

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What climate marchers learned from anti-nuke organizers - Grist

Nuke News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 11:13


Grist

What climate marchers learned from anti-nuke organizers
Grist
To the climate march's organizers, the anti-nuclear rally proved the value of movement-building through an event. Speaking in ... “For me, the real power of that day was the organizing that led up to it and then the organizing that came out of it ...

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Coalition defends its intervention against Fermi 2 license extension

Abalone - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 06:52

NRC file photo of Fermi 2Beyond Nuclear, Citizens Environment Alliance of Southwestern Ontario, and Don't Waste Michigan, in coalition opposing Detroit Edison's application for a 20-year license extension at Fermi 2 on the Lake Erie shore in southeast ...

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A Brief History of Climate Change Protests in the U.S. - Men's Journal

Nuke News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 13:22


Men's Journal

A Brief History of Climate Change Protests in the U.S.
Men's Journal
... that have lead to clashes with police, some violence, but rarely the kind of social or political change you might have seen come out of, say, the anti-nuclear movement in the 1980s (when, it should be noted, scientists were already warning about ...

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SRSW in Germany

Abalone - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:23

From Sept. 21-26, Fairewinds Team member Tom Clements of Savannah River Site Watch (SRSW) is on a six-day tour in Germany, to oppose the import to Savannah River of highly radioactive fuel from Germany. Greenpeace welcomed Tom and the tour with an illuminated message on the entrance to the Juelich nuclear research center (photo), where […]

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Judge: PG&E Emails May Have Violated Rules - Chem.Info

Nuke News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 08:29


Judge: PG&E Emails May Have Violated Rules
Chem.Info
... on Thursday, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's inspector general has been notified of a claim that the agency and PG&E "improperly worked together" before each released information on the same day that defended the seismic safety of California's ...

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Is Modern Technology Killing Us? - Truth-Out

Nuke News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 06:31


Is Modern Technology Killing Us?
Truth-Out
The problem with technology is that most innovations have unintended consequences, and those unintended consequences are piling up, causing harm and creating dangers of existential magnitude. We turn a blind eye to those dangers and uncritically ...

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Japan's expatriate Scots express relief, regret at vote outcome - The Japan Times

Nuke News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 03:57


Japan's expatriate Scots express relief, regret at vote outcome
The Japan Times
Scotland is where Britain's four nuclear submarines patrol from and is where their missiles are stored, and there consequently is a strong anti-nuclear movement. Nearly a dozen Scottish cities and towns, including Glasgow and Edinburgh, have declared ...

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Surviving the ups and downs of social movements - Open Democracy

Nuke News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 02:37


Surviving the ups and downs of social movements
Open Democracy
This anti-nuclear group had conducted a landmark series of direct action protests against the Seabrook power plant in New England. At its peak, the previous spring, the alliance carried out an occupation of Seabrook in which 1,414 people were arrested ...

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How Stieg Larsson Exposed the Swedish Far Right - CounterPunch

Nuke News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 01:57


How Stieg Larsson Exposed the Swedish Far Right
CounterPunch
In many ways, this network followed in the footsteps of Lyndon Larouche who fed the Reagan White House information on the anti-nuclear movement. Expo also covered the Swedish White Power rock music scene. Profits from record sales went into the ...

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Nuclear economist warns SA will 'run into problems' - BDlive

Nuke News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 22:31


Nuclear economist warns SA will 'run into problems'
BDlive
SA's last tender to build nuclear power stations was canned in 2008 after credit rating agencies made it clear that they would downgrade Eskom to junk if it went ahead, Steve Thomas of the University of Greenwich said in a lecture on nuclear economics ...

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Scotland's Independence Vote Shows a Global Crisis of the Elites - New York Times

Nuke News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 21:43


New York Times

Scotland's Independence Vote Shows a Global Crisis of the Elites
New York Times
They want more social welfare spending rather than less, and have a strongly pro-green, antinuclear environmental streak. (Scotland's threatened secession is less the equivalent of Texas pulling out of the United States, in that sense, than of ...
A Roundup of Brookings Analysis and Commentary on Scotland's Independence ...Brookings Institution (blog)
The independence campaign has betrayed Scotland's enlightened identityTelegraph.co.uk
What's the Worst That Could Happen if Scotland Leaves the UK?National Journal
NDTV -CBC.ca
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Judge: PG&E Officials' Emails On Rate Case May Have Violated Rules - CBS Local

Nuke News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 16:24


SFGate

Judge: PG&E Officials' Emails On Rate Case May Have Violated Rules
CBS Local
... on Thursday, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's inspector general has been notified of a claim that the agency and PG&E “improperly worked together” before each released information on the same day that defended the seismic safety of California's ...
PG&E emails may have violated rules, judge saysWashington Times
PG&E, NRC accused of collaborating to defend Diablo Canyon's safetyThe San Luis Obispo Tribune

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PG&E, NRC accused of collaborating to defend Diablo Canyon's safety - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Nuke News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 15:15


Washington Times

PG&E, NRC accused of collaborating to defend Diablo Canyon's safety
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
"improperly worked together" before each released information on the same day that defended the seismic safety of Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. Environmental and anti-nuclear groups have petitioned for the release of government records to ...
PG&E emails may have violated rules, judge saysSan Francisco Chronicle (subscription)

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PG&E emails may have violated rules, judge says - Washington Times

Nuke News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 14:37


Washington Times

PG&E emails may have violated rules, judge says
Washington Times
... Canyon nuclear power plant. Environmental and anti-nuclear groups have petitioned for the release of government records to determine if PG&E and the NRC had been collaborating to blunt recent disclosures about possible earthquake risks at the plant.
Judge: PG&E Officials' Emails On Rate Case May Have Violated RulesCBS Local
PG&E, NRC accused of collaborating to defend Diablo Canyon's safetyThe San Luis Obispo Tribune

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What climate marchers have learned from anti-nuke organizers - Grist

Nuke News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 14:27


Grist

What climate marchers have learned from anti-nuke organizers
Grist
To the climate march's organizers, the anti-nuclear rally proved the value of movement-building through an event. Speaking in ... “For me, the real power of that day was the organizing that led up to it and then the organizing that came out of it ...

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Defying Apocalypse - CounterPunch

Nuke News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 08:07


Defying Apocalypse
CounterPunch
In the 1970s and early eighties a very decentralized grassroots antinuclear movement in Europe and the US prevented the construction of hundreds more nuclear power plants, often embracing a prefigurative politics of community-based direct action rooted ...

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Interview: Japan's Post-Nuclear Future - The Diplomat

Nuke News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 07:26


Interview: Japan's Post-Nuclear Future
The Diplomat
At first I think they were hoping to resume maintenance and construction of new plants in Japan, but it's now very clear that Japan will not build any new nuclear power plants for the foreseeable future, except for those already under construction ...

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