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Canadian-made nuclear reactor too dangerous

Feature story | November 30, 2008 at 17:00

The new report commissioned by Greenpeace warns that Canada’s CANDU-6 nuclear reactor, designed by Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) in the 1970s, is unsafe and too dangerous to build according to modern regulatory standards.

Risks of Operating Candu 6 Nuclear Power Plants

Publication | November 30, 2008 at 17:00

The new report commissioned by Greenpeace warns that Canada’s CANDU-6 nuclear reactor, designed by Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) in the 1970s, is unsafe and too dangerous to build according to modern regulatory standards.

Risks of Operating Candu 6 Nuclear Power Plants

Publication | November 30, 2008 at 17:00

The new report commissioned by Greenpeace warns that Canada’s CANDU-6 nuclear reactor, designed by Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) in the 1970s, is unsafe and too dangerous to build according to modern regulatory standards.

Double the farmed salmon, double the fish sh< t

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 27, 2008 2 comments

This week I learned that the fish farm companies operating along B.C.’s coast want to up production. They’re seeking approval for about double what they are currently licensed to produce. What does this actually mean for the sea...

McGuinty Government Set to Break Nuclear Promise

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | November 27, 2008 2 comments

The McGuinty government is set to break its promise to protect Ontarians from the financial risks of building new nuclear plants.   According to a report in today’s Globe and Mail , the McGuinty government is getting “push-back”...

November 2008

Image | November 26, 2008 at 17:51

Quebec follows suit as Premier Jean Charest commits to protect 50 per cent of the province’s northern forests. As in Ontario, Greenpeace pushes to ensure that southern forests are also protected and new development is controlled.

(non)Talking Point - g & h

Blog entry by Michael | November 24, 2008 1 comment

g) Governments can provide economic and tax support. h) The long-term legal liability for permanently storing CO2 must be assumed by governments. Key Messages - Carbon Capture and Storage FOI You'd think that with all the...

European Union sinks tuna agreement

Feature story | November 24, 2008 at 17:00

Shameless. Disastrous. The international body responsible for "managing" what's left of the Mediterranean and Eastern Atlantic bluefin tuna stock has ignored scientific advice, the demands of Greenpeace supporters around the world, and the pleas...

Canada's climate plan is dishonest, says Greenpeace

Feature story | November 23, 2008 at 17:00

Canada's federal and Alberta provincialgovernments ignored the findings of a joint task force and deceived thepublic when they committed $2.5 billion to carbon capture and storage (CCS)technology, suggests a briefing note to the report obtained...

Smitherman Sticks to his Nukes and Shuns Green Power

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | November 22, 2008 1 comment

The Globe and Mail’s M urra Globe and Mail’s M urra Globe and Mail’s M urra y Campbell called on Energy Minister George Smitherman today to explain why he’s unquestioningly sticking to his multi-billion dollar nuclear...

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