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On this Chernobyl anniversary, watch a new documentary on the disaster and interact online with the director

On this Chernobyl anniversary, watch a new documentary on the disaster and interact online with the director

Due to coronavirus, the Culture of Resistance Film’s latest documentary – Stalking Chernobyl: Wxploration After Apocalypse’ – will be premiered ‘online now. The film can be accessed FOR FREE from April 16 to April 26 And on April 26, the International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day, at 17:00 GMT, you can join director Iara Lee as she discusses the film with special guests and answers viewers’ questions via Zoom.

Zwentendorf: Inside The Austrian Nuclear Reactor That Was Never Switched On, Thanks To Public Opposition

Zwentendorf: Inside The Austrian Nuclear Reactor That Was Never Switched On, Thanks To Public Opposition

Antinuclear Movement, Europe, Videos April 12, 2020 at 9:08 am 0 comments

Zwentendorf Nuclear Power Plant, in Austria, was ready to go: it just needed starting up. But that never happened, and forty years later, it still sits mothballed. Here’s why:

Covid-19 Exposes Nuclear Sector’s Vulnerabilities in the UK

Covid-19 Exposes Nuclear Sector’s Vulnerabilities in the UK

Europe, Industry and Lobbies April 12, 2020 at 8:35 am 0 comments

Covid-19 spread shows up vulnerability at heart of nuclear programmes, with resilience of UK critical national infrastructures undermined. The coronavirus’ effects act as threat multiplier, as David Lowry explains.

“We Don’t Need Another Chernobyl”: Protest Intensifies Against Belarus’ New Nuclear Power Plant

“We Don’t Need Another Chernobyl”: Protest Intensifies Against Belarus’ New Nuclear Power Plant

For almost 10 years, Belarus has been building its first nuclear power plant. The launch of the first reactor has been repeatedly postponed, last time to the beginning of 2020. But there are those in the country and beyond who are opposing the construction and after the Chernobyl disaster no longer believe in “the peaceful atom”.