Anthropocene

COP28 and the anachronistic push for Nuclear Power

COP28 and the anachronistic push for Nuclear Power

COP28’s Unrealistic Tripling of Nuclear Power CounterPunch | Robert Hunziker UN climate conferences since 1992 have failed to follow through with results, as CO2 emissions continue higher and higher with every passing year. In fact, post climate conference impact of adopted proposals has become something 0f an inside joke. TheRead More

The German government paid over $500,000 to hunters in 2009 for wild boar that had to be destroyed after traces of radioactivity were found.

Germany’s Radioactive Wild Boars

Will Sullivan | Smithsonian Magazine Fallout from nuclear tests conducted in the mid-20th century may contribute to the high levels of radiation seen in the animals today, a new study finds. From weapons tests to destructive accidents at power plants, human nuclear activity has contaminated the Earth with radioactive material.Read More

Solidarities in the nuclear Anthropocene: Prof Bo Jacobs reflects on radioactive fallouts of N-tests

Solidarities in the nuclear Anthropocene: Prof Bo Jacobs reflects on radioactive fallouts of N-tests

Consequences of Nuclear Tests, Pokhran and Beyond: An Interview with Prof. Robert Jacobs | DiaNuke.org Editor’s note: On the 25th anniversary of the N-tests in South Asia, we are reproducing a DiaNuke.org interview with Prof. Robert Jacobs of the Hiroshima Peace Institute, Japan on the various human, climatic and politicalRead More

Postnuclear Media Objects of the Anthropocene: Green Glass Rocks and Red Clouds

Postnuclear Media Objects of the Anthropocene: Green Glass Rocks and Red Clouds

Gabriel Ruiz-Larrea | Courtesy: Broken Nature Looking toward ground zero at the Trinity nuclear test site, New Mexico, 2017. Photo: Gabriel Ruiz-Larrea This text is part of the research project An Archaeology of Containment: Exhuming the perpetual architectures and territories of nuclear waste. Revision of the English translation by Daniel Lacasta Fitzsimmons. AsRead More