From Spring to Winter, Wastwater Cools the Nuclear Heat..

Water, the most valuable resource and fundamental to life. Fresh water to cool existing nuclear wastes goes to Sellafield with over 4 Million gallons a day being abstracted from Wastwater. Where would the fresh water come from for new build waste? Thirlmere? How many lakes will be enslaved to the nuclear industry? Is there enough fresh water in a changing climate to allow the nuclear industry to piss it away?

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From Spring to Winter,  Wastwater cools the nuclear heat…

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#BoycottToshiba #StopMoorside

This Black Friday lets tell Toshiba that their diabolic nuclear ambition in Cumbria is not welcome. Toshiba's blurb about their TVs and digital merchandise makes no mention of their nuclear agenda here in Cumbria where they have a majority stake in NuGen.  Toshiba is putting their weight behind an agenda that would see the biggest … Continue reading #BoycottToshiba #StopMoorside

Nuking clean energy: how nuclear power makes wind and solar harder

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Average hourly load over a one-week period in January, April and July 2009. Credit B. Posner. Average hourly load over a one-week period in January, April and July 2009. Credit B. Posner.

This post first appeared on Power for the People, a blog focused on energy issues in Virginia, the home base of Dominion Resources–a company that is an industry laggard when it comes to renewable energy issues, and is still pursuing the possibility of building a third nuclear reactor at its North Anna site despite its costs projection of around $19 Billion, which would make it the most expensive nuclear project ever undertaken in the U.S. Those projections are not far off the costs anticipated for the UK’s highly controversial Hinkley Point reactor and, given the near-certainty of cost overruns and schedule delays, could go far higher if construction is attempted.

In this piece, Ivy Main explains–I think much more clearly than I have to date–exactly how deployment of expensive nuclear power (and baseload…

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Politicians Greenwash Nuclear Ahead of the Paris Climate Conference

Below is a letter sent by a supporter of Radiation Free Lakeland to MPs: Sent: ‎19/‎11/‎2015 18:43 To: rebecca.pow.mp@parliament.uk; lisa.nandy.mp@parliament.uk; caroline.lucas.mp@parliament.uk; Tim Farron MP Subject: Paris Climate Change Conference Debate, House of Commons today and Radioactive spikes from nuclear plants - a likely cause of childhood leukemia -The Ecologist Dear Rebecca Pow MP, I was … Continue reading Politicians Greenwash Nuclear Ahead of the Paris Climate Conference