Climate Change and Nuclear Power

Nuclear Power: A Non-Solution for Climate Change

Nuclear Power: A Non-Solution for Climate Change

The nuclear industry’s 1950s dream of clean energy too cheap to meter lies in economic and environmental tatters! Nuclear power promotion is a dangerous diversion from the real solutions to climate change – a massive uptake of renewable energy and adoption of energy efficiency measures. The potential for renewable energy is vast, each day the energy that falls on the earth is more than the earth’s global population would use in 27 years. Solar generated power could provide the current world energy 10,000 times over, cleanly!

Gorakhpur Nuclear Project: Farmers Rise to Protest Against Usurping Irrigation Water

Gorakhpur Nuclear Project: Farmers Rise to Protest Against Usurping Irrigation Water

As per the original Bhakra water sharing agreement of 1959 between Punjab and Rajasthan water is meant only for irrigation and hydel power generation. Therefore diverting a huge quantity of 320 cusecs, meant to irrigate over 130,000 acres (allocation of 2.25 cusecs per 1000 acre) for a nuclear power plant is illegal and violative of Right to life under Article 21 of the Constitution.

Dear Prime Minister, Let’s Have An Open Debate on Nuclear and GMOs!

Dear Prime Minister, Let’s Have An Open Debate on Nuclear and GMOs!

If India, under your leadership and for the first time in the world, is bold enough to allow and facilitate such an unprecedented democratic process, it would have hugely beneficial repercussions for both science and democracy worldwide. [Laurent Fournier | on Manmohan Singh’s call for open debate at the Indian science Congress.]

Climate Change is an argument AGAINST Nuclear Energy, Not FOR it !!

Climate Change is an argument AGAINST Nuclear Energy, Not FOR it !!

Climate Change and Nuclear Power August 17, 2012 at 11:29 am 0 comments

Reactor shutdown in Connecticut is latest sign that nuclear energy would face challenges from climate change.