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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.

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Nuclear power isn’t worth its risks

Anthropocene, War and Conflict March 28, 2022 at 12:42 pm 0 comments

Robert McCaw, Renfrew | The National It’s worth reviewing the safety record of the Dounreay nuclear power plant FOLLOWING Monday’s piece “Greens hit back at claims over nuclear need”, I must take issue with Greg Hands, the UK’s energy minister. He said Ukraine had given Scotland a pretext to getRead 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