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Safe, clean, cheap, reliable and secure? No, no, no, no and no.

Blog entry by Justin | 22 December, 2009

As we’ve pointed out many times before, there are five central promises made by the nuclear industry and its supporters on behalf of nuclear power: that it is clean, safe, cheap, reliable and secure. The thing is, you can read the...

Nuclear News: $41 million project targets nuclear disasters

Blog entry by Justin | 22 December, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: $41M ASU project targets nuclear disasters ‘Arizona State University will lead a $41 million research project to develop systems to help first responders assess radiation exposure in...

TODAY: Brown blames COP-Flop on China, US; Mexican cars take a dive and Climate...

Blog entry by arook | 22 December, 2009 3 comments

This the first in a trial series Unsurprisingly, the biggest story in environment and Greenpeace news this week has been the disappointing outcome of the COP15 summit as major NGOs are turning focus on Mexico in 2010. Only US media...

Nuclear reactor cutaway diagrams companion

Blog entry by Justin | 21 December, 2009 1 comment

Thanks to the Boing Boing website, we’ve found these very cool cutaway diagrams of nuclear reactors . They’ve been executed with love and care, and point to a future that was supposed to promise unlimited, clean and safe electricity...

Nuclear News: How much radioactive contamination will $64 million clean up?

Blog entry by Justin | 21 December, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: N-operator liability capped at $64 mn in draft bill ’NEW DELHI: In a controversial move, India has capped the legal responsibility for an operator of a nuclear installation to settle...

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