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  • Fukushima calls for humility not bravado

    Blogpost by Shawn-Patrick Stensil, Nuclear Analyst, Greenpeace - March 17, 2011 at 17:28

    In the light of what we’re witnessing in Fukushima now is time for humility. It’s disappointing to see the Canadian nuclear industry responding with, well, bravado.  

    Ontario’s union of nuclear engineers is holding a press conference today to declare... Read more >

  • If not nuclear (or coal), then what?

    Blogpost by Keith Stewart - March 17, 2011 at 12:36 3 comments

    That’s the question we’re hearing a lot these days, with Canadian proposals to build new nuclear reactors and refurbish old ones back in the spotlight due to the tragic events in Japan.

    And we have an answer. You can get a quick sense of it by watchi... Read more >

  • The Women Behind the Grassy Narrows Blockade – March Speaking Tour

    Blogpost by Shane Moffatt - March 16, 2011 at 17:15

    From March 21st to 26th, three of the women who have organized and sustained the Grassy Narrow blockade will be on a speaking tour in Southern Ontario.
    Grassy Narrows is home to the longest running logging forest blockade in Canadian history – now in ... Read more >

  • Can a nuclear accident happen in Canada? - Question and Answer

    Blogpost by Shawn-Patrick Stensil - March 16, 2011 at 12:20

    Could an accident leading to radiation release happen here in Canada?

    Yes.  All reactors operating in Canada are vulnerable to accidents caused by a combination of human error, design flaws and natural disasters.

    The nuclear industry and its regulat... Read more >

  • Update on nuclear tragedy in Japan: March 16

    Blogpost by kstewart - March 16, 2011 at 7:10 1 comment

    The situation at the Fukushima-1 nuclear station is changing very rapidly with conflicting information. Many of the remaining workers were withdrawn overnight due to high radiation levels (above 1000 mSv), but are now reported to have returned to the ... Read more >

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