Nuclear Energy

‘Nuclear Exnovation’: Europe Stares at Massive Phaseouts as its Reactors Age, says new Report

‘Nuclear Exnovation’: Europe Stares at Massive Phaseouts as its Reactors Age, says new Report

Nuclear Energy, Reports April 21, 2020 at 8:24 am 0 comments

This paper explores the interplay of exnovation and innovation within the strategy for ecological modernization. It will argue for a more holistic approach. Specifically, the paper looks at the challenges ahead for decommissioning nuclear power in Europe as part of the EU’s overall vision for a climate-neutral economy by 2050. Finally, the paper develops recommendations for policymakers, industry, and civil society to build up capacities for organized exnovation in the field of nuclear decommissioning.

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.

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.

Fukushima mothers record radiation for future generations

Fukushima mothers record radiation for future generations

A group of over 10 mothers who set up a citizen-led laboratory to monitor radiation levels in Fukushima following the massive earthquake and tsunami which caused meltdowns at the nuclear power plant in the northeastern prefecture 9 years ago, continue to record and disclose radiation data on foodstuffs and soil collected or brought in by people from different parts of the prefecture, as well as seawater off the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.