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Development Rhetoric of Nuclear Plant in Bangladesh:  Productivity before People

Development Rhetoric of Nuclear Plant in Bangladesh: Productivity before People

Featured June 8, 2018 at 9:00 pm 0 comments

Without effectual resistance, Bangladesh is poised to join the ranks of 31 other nuclear nations of the world with the construction of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant. The Government of Bangladesh asks that people be proud of this fact. Yafes Osman, minister of science and technology has stated that this is a historical moment for Bangladesh. Whatever support the government has thus far garnered in favour of this project has happened through capitalising on the development rhetoric.

Inviting Debt and Destruction: Why Nuclear Power for African Countries Doesn’t Make Sense

Inviting Debt and Destruction: Why Nuclear Power for African Countries Doesn’t Make Sense

At the moment, the only nuclear plant in operation in Africa is South Africa’s Koeberg, producing 1.86GW of power. This, according to some African leaders, is about to change.

Toxic tango in Rooppur needs rethinking

Toxic tango in Rooppur needs rethinking

Sonali Huria | NewAge AS BANGLADESH embarks on its first-ever nuclear energy project in collaboration with India and the Russian State Nuclear Energy Corporation, Rosatom, it is time to ask what this collaboration will mean for Bangladesh and the larger South Asian neighbourhood. The proposed Rooppur nuclear plant comprising twoRead More

Floating Nuclear Monster: Russia Risks International High Seas

Floating Nuclear Monster: Russia Risks International High Seas

Featured May 6, 2018 at 3:26 pm 0 comments

The April 28 launch of the barge Akademik Lomonosovpresents such an outrageous risk to sea life and seacoasts that even Newsweek said of it on April 30th,“Russia’s ‘Nuclear Titanic’ Raising Fears of ‘Chernobyl On Ice.’”