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Crazy nuclear poisoning pranks!

Blog entry by Justin | 2 December, 2009

So a guy puts radioactive tritium in the water cooler at India's Kaiga nuclear power plant, poisoning 50 of his work colleagues . It turns out that this isn't the first time something like this has happened. Back in 1990 someone put...

Nuclear News: Another French reactor shut down following loss of cooling

Blog entry by Justin | 2 December, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: French reactor shut down following loss of cooling ‘PARIS – One of four reactors at the Cruas nuclear power station in southern France was shut down late on Tuesday following a lapse...

What does Ballmer go crazy for?

Blog entry by mwilson | 2 December, 2009

Why is Microsoft - one the world's biggest corporations - having such a struggle pulling up its pants on climate change policy? UPDATE 1: Microsoft responds, goes to Copenhagen . UPDATE 2: Dell's op-ed in Forbes...

Returning to the Sundarbans

Blog entry by Elaine | 1 December, 2009 1 comment

Photographer Peter Caton returned to the Sundarbans six months after cyclone Aila. While he was there he showed the sinking Sundarbans photo-essay to the people there. Here's his story: I was quite nervous to show the people of...

Tritium poisoning at India’s Kaiga nuclear reactor

Blog entry by Justin | 1 December, 2009 2 comments

Over 55 workers at the Kaiga Generation Station in Karnataka were exposed to an excessive radiation dosage when they drank from a water cooler. How did it happen? The water had been mixed with tritium which is a radioactive form of...

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