Nuclear Safety

In a Season of Impetuous Lawmaking, whither Nuclear Safety?

In a Season of Impetuous Lawmaking, whither Nuclear Safety?

Sonali Huria | The Leaflet SINCE returning to power last year with an overwhelming majority in the 2019 general elections, the Modi-led government has passed a series of legislations in rapid succession without any credible dialogue both within and outside Parliament – amendments to the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, which in effect have diluted the statutory requirementRead More

What Australia type fire may tell us about the possibility of nuclear disasters

What Australia type fire may tell us about the possibility of nuclear disasters

Pinar Demircan | Australian fires can even be considered as a warning in many respects for the rest of the world for the factors which triggered the fires, including the mismanagement of water resources that may occur in other continents within five to ten years and lead to the occurrence of large-scale and non-extinguishable fires.

Cyber Vulnerability of Kudankulam Nuclear Plant: Risks More Pronounced than the Current Episode Reveals

Cyber Vulnerability of Kudankulam Nuclear Plant: Risks More Pronounced than the Current Episode Reveals

Kumar Sundaram | The NPCIL must come clear on the larger issue of suppliers and systems involved in the KKNPP. Transparency is a pre-requisite when the safety of millions of Indian citizens is at stake. Also, the foreign control of crucial infrastructure is an important aspect that simply cannot be ignored.

Kate Brown Explains How a Chernobyl-Like Disaster Could Happen Again

Kate Brown Explains How a Chernobyl-Like Disaster Could Happen Again

Chernobyl, Nuclear Safety, Videos July 2, 2019 at 10:13 pm 0 comments

HBO’s historical mini-series Chernobyl has renewed interest in the Soviet-era nuclear disaster. WIRED’s Emily Dreyfuss discusses the safety of US nuclear power and waste with nuclear historian Kate Brown.