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Small modular reactors — a radioactive idea

Small modular reactors — a radioactive idea

Helen Caldicott AUSTRALIAN politicians are contemplating developing nuclear power for this country. In their ignorance, they are mooting “small modular reactors” (SMRs) about which they clearly know little. To partly explain their enthusiasm here is the background story. The so-called “nuclear renaissance” died following the Fukushima catastrophe when one-sixth of the world’sRead More

Small Modular Nuclear Reactors – Not Clean, Not Small, Not Green, Not Affordable

Small Modular Nuclear Reactors – Not Clean, Not Small, Not Green, Not Affordable

Latest August 18, 2020 at 10:03 pm 0 comments

On March 13, 2020, a presentation by Dr. Gordon Edwards scheduled for a public meeting in Fredericton, New Brunswick, was cancelled because of Covid-19.

How Nuclear Power Powers the Bomb – IPPNW Germany Report

How Nuclear Power Powers the Bomb – IPPNW Germany Report

Written jointly by Dr. Angelika Claussen, Dr. Alex Rosen, and Dr. Frank Boulton, Medact UK, this report goes beyond succinctly compiling all the arguments and facts highlighting the inextricable links between nuclear weapons and the ‘civil’ nuclear industry, it also underlines the serious proliferation concerns regarding the Small Modular Reactors(SMRs),Read More

New ‘Advanced’ Nuclear Technologies?: Nothing but a Dystopian Facelift

New ‘Advanced’ Nuclear Technologies?: Nothing but a Dystopian Facelift

Featured, Industry and Lobbies September 13, 2019 at 10:25 pm 0 comments

Jim Green | The ‘advanced’ nuclear power sector is dystopian because of its connections to fossil fuel mining and nuclear weapons proliferation.