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IAEA’s First Nuclear Energy Summit in Brussels: More than 600 organisations protest globally, call it “fairy tale”

IAEA’s First Nuclear Energy Summit in Brussels: More than 600 organisations protest globally, call it “fairy tale”

Climate Change and Nuclear Power March 23, 2024 at 10:20 pm 0 comments

According to activist group Don’t Nuke the Climate, tripling nuclear capacity by 2050 would require countries to connect between 24 and 28 new reactors to the grid each year for the next 26 years, a completely unrealistic goal. These are large reactors; even more would be needed if the reactors are smaller.

Climate Change will Unearth Buried Nuclear Waste: US Federal Accountability Office

Climate Change will Unearth Buried Nuclear Waste: US Federal Accountability Office

Climate change could unearth buried US nuclear waste Anita Hofschneider | Mother Jones   This story was originally published by Grist and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Ariana Tibon was in college at the University of Hawaiʻi in 2017 when she saw the photo online: a black-and-white picture of a manRead More

IAEA’s specious argument and advocacy for nuclear energy as a ‘solution’ to climate change needs pause

IAEA’s specious argument and advocacy for nuclear energy as a ‘solution’ to climate change needs pause

Editor’s Note: We are publishing below the text of a letter written by (Mr) Shankar Sharma, a power and climate policy analyst based in Karnataka, India, addressed to the IAEA Chief. Sharma raises crucial questions around IAEA’s ongoing attempts to push for a wider acceptance of nuclear power technology evenRead More

Nuclear Stockholm Syndrome: Prof Robert Jacobs responds to a nuclear apologist

Nuclear Stockholm Syndrome: Prof Robert Jacobs responds to a nuclear apologist

Editor's choice, Nuclear Energy July 14, 2021 at 8:06 pm 0 comments

Robert Jacobs | CounterPunch Bhaskar Sunkara’s recent opinion piece extoling the virtues of nuclear power and castigating its opponents as paranoid and ill-informed, is clearly motivated by his deep concerns over the dire impacts of global warming, which loom closer by the hour. Unfortunately, his arguments amount to little more than regurgitatedRead More