Environmental Impacts of Nuclear Power

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Nuclear Safety Regimes and India: What the Silence on the latest Fukushima Crisis Tells Us

Sonali Huria| The Leaflet  THE new year has begun on a grim note with a toxic gas leak at the Rourkela Steel Plant in Odisha on 6 January, which claimed the lives of four contractual workers. This is the latest in a disconcerting string of industrial accidents in India over the last fewRead More

Mounting apprehensions regarding techno-economic feasibility of EPRs: Shankar Sharma’s Letter to the DAE

Mounting apprehensions regarding techno-economic feasibility of EPRs: Shankar Sharma’s Letter to the DAE

16 July 2020 To The Secretary Department of Atomic Energy, New Delhi Dr. Jitendra Singh MOS, PMO, New Delhi Honorable Prime Minister Govt. of India, New Delhi Dear Sirs, Greetings from Sagar, Western Ghats, Karnataka. May I draw your kind attention to the latest French Auditor’s report, as in the newsRead More

India’s unyielding quest for uranium

India’s unyielding quest for uranium

Sonali Huria | The Ecologist The Indian Prime Minister is no stranger to the art of doublespeak. Modi lauded conservation efforts in India as he launched the Status of Tigers in India Report in July this year, describing the country among the ‘biggest and safest habitats for tigers in the world’. More recentlyRead More

The impact of Chernobyl’s nuclear disaster 33 years later

The impact of Chernobyl’s nuclear disaster 33 years later

It will be 33 years this week that the former Soviet Union experienced a devastating nuclear disaster in what is now a part of Chernobyl, Ukraine, killing 29 people and causing permanent evacuations for miles. For more on the aftermath of the accident, Hari Sreenivasan is joined by Adam Higginbotham, author of “Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World’s Greatest Nuclear Disaster.”