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Nuclear Power

Page | May 16, 2005 at 10:00

Nuclear Reactor Hazards, Ongoing Dangers of Operating Nuclear

Publication | April 24, 2005 at 18:00

A comprehensive assessment of the hazards of operational reactors, new 'evolutionary' designs and future reactor concepts and the risks associated with the management of spent nuclear fuel, this report describes the characteristics and inherent...

Nuclear Power: Renaissance or Dead on Arrival?

Publication | October 14, 2003 at 18:00

Despite the events of September 11 and seemingly oblivious to the fact that terrorists are targeting nuclear power plants, the nuclear industry and its proponents in government are plotting a nuclear renaissance.

Nuclear Energy, No Solution to Climate Change

Publication | May 26, 2004 at 18:00

The nuclear industry is in near-terminal decline world-wide, following its failure to establish itself as a clean, cheap, safe or reliable energy source. The on-going crisis in nuclear waste management, in safety and in economic costs has...

Vermont Yankee Timeline: Incidents, Accidents and Incompetence

Publication | November 5, 2009 at 14:59

Timeline from January 2006 until October 2009.

Vermont Yankee License Renewal

Publication | June 17, 2009 at 18:00

Vermont Yankee is one of the oldest nuclear reactors in the U.S. but its owner Entergy wants to run the nuclear reactor for another 20 years and has applied to renew the plant’s operating license with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

Nuclear Power - Undermining Action on Climate Change

Publication | November 30, 2007 at 18:00

There is a clear scientific consensus that we must halve global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2050 or suffer changes to the global climate with catastrophic consequences. Avoiding the most severe impacts of climate change requires governments...

An American Chernobyl: Nuclear Near Misses at U.S. Reactors Since 1986

Publication | April 20, 2006 at 18:00

On the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, the worst commercial nuclear power accident in history, Greenpeace has documented nearly 200 "near misses" at U.S. nuclear reactors since 1986.

The Economics of Nuclear Power

Publication | April 30, 2007 at 18:00

Over the last two decades there has been a steep decline in orders for new nuclear reactors globally. Poor economics has been one of the driving forces behind this move away from nuclear power.The civilian nuclear power industry has been in...

France’s Nuclear Failures

Publication | November 29, 2008 at 18:00

The great illusion of nuclear energy Today, the world is confronted with dangerous climate change that threatens the lives of millions of people and the ecological integrity of the entire planet. To avoid the most dangerous effects of climate...

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