Climate Change and Nuclear Power

The nuclear industry has killed more blackbucks than Salman Khan

The nuclear industry has killed more blackbucks than Salman Khan

The National Green Tribunal(NGT) directed the NPCIL in Gorakhpur to remove fencing from their construction site, following the appeal by the local citizens highlighting the wildlife in the area being under threat due to the nuclear plant project. DiaNuke.org interviewed a key activist, Mr. Vinod Karwasra, who has been at the forefront of the struggle to save local wildlife, particularly the blackbuck.

EPA’s greenwashing of nuclear power will prove costly, dangerous for the US

EPA’s greenwashing of nuclear power will prove costly, dangerous for the US

Climate Change and Nuclear Power January 7, 2015 at 11:23 am 0 comments

In June, the Environmental Protection Agency will publish regulations requiring states to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. Already, there has been intense debate about what the agency’s “Clean Power Plan” rules will mean for everything from the cost and reliability of energy, to global warming and extreme weather events, to jobs and the economy, and to America’s very way of life.

EPA pushing for unclean nuclear energy

EPA pushing for unclean nuclear energy

Climate Change and Nuclear Power January 2, 2015 at 1:31 pm 0 comments

The nuclear industry is bamboozling the Environmental Protection Agency into its agenda of promoting nuclear power as “clean”. It is no secret that every nuclear power plant regularly emits low-level radiation into the environment. Why focus only on carbon emissions while ignoring iodine-129, plutonium-239, cesium-135 and other lethal radionuclides?

Nuclear power: not an answer to global warming

Nuclear power: not an answer to global warming

If we’re serious about cutting CO2 emissions, there’s no place for nuclear power, writes Ian Fairlie – because it’s the least cost-effective way to do it. By far the best way is to improve energy efficiency. But tell the Government the truth, and it’ll close you down.