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The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons

The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons

On the 7th of July 2017, 122 countries voted in favour of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Countries that don’t have nuclear weapons but live under their threat voted for a ban. Without the knowledge of most of their citizens, the governments of the world’s nuclear powers didn’t vote, and yet the ban went ahead. Something new is happening.

HBO’s Chernobyl: A cautionary tale about splitting atoms, or another chapter of Anti-Russia Propaganda?

HBO’s Chernobyl: A cautionary tale about splitting atoms, or another chapter of Anti-Russia Propaganda?

by Dennis Riches I’ve always been kind of obsessed by things nuclear. From the time I learned about nuclear arsenals as a child, I wondered how masses of people could tolerate this Sword of Damocles hanging over their heads. A few years ago, I started reading and writing intensively onRead More

Dr. Gordon Edwards:  “The Age of Nuclear Waste is Just Beginning”

Dr. Gordon Edwards: “The Age of Nuclear Waste is Just Beginning”

Nuclear Age, Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Waste February 16, 2018 at 5:14 am 0 comments

On July 25, 2015, Green Majority of Canada published an interview with Dr. Gordon Edwards, the president of the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility. The link to the interview posted here goes to a version with accurate English subtitles for the benefit of the hearing impaired, people who know English asRead More

Reprocessing Spent N-Fuel: Neither Safe nor Economical

Reprocessing Spent N-Fuel: Neither Safe nor Economical

Nuclear Age, Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Reprocesing September 29, 2017 at 5:27 pm 1 comment

Reprocessing Spent N-Fuel: Neither Safe nor Economical Praful Bidwai The Times of India, November 7, 1983 2017/09/29: This is the first digitized version of an article written by Praful Bidwai in 1983 Recently a Bombay-based weekly paper carried a front-page report which claimed that about six kg of plutonium wasRead More