Too Much Electricity! Time to Stop Inflexible and Dangerous New Nuclear – Why are More Being Built?

A supporter of Radiation Free Lakeland has pointed out that the news that there is too much electricity going into the grid: "shows the fallacy of "base load". What it really means in inflexible. Yet again we are seeing the economics of nuclear fail, as it is very expensive so needs a guaranteed price per …

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Planet of the Humans – Film Review

Review of Planet of the Humans Michael Moore’s film produced in 2019 called the ‘Planet of the Humans’ comprehensively demonises all renewables, has recently been streamed online and now watched by millions.   I agree with the underlying premise of the film that Big business on a Big multinational scale looks primarily at the bottom …

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Nuclear Business as Usual

While other small business go the wall as collateral fallout of COVID19 , the military and civil nuclear global industrial complex continues with business as usual and even seeks to benefit from the pandemic. Here in Cumbria the BAE shipyard at Barrow continues to build its next generation Weapons of Mass Destruction - nuclear submarines …

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In other News in the North West…Dodgy Old Nuclear Reactors and Rebranding Nukiller as “Clean”

Heysham 2 and Morecambe Bay  Heysham 1 (beige colour ) is the nuclear reactor running on 7 out of 8 boilers as one has cracked supports.  and Heysham 2 (white top) Photos and description by David Autumns. "Heysham 1 is the beige building, the sister station to Hartlepool. This is the reactor that has the …

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50 Years of “Enriching the Future”

The Urenco Uranium Enrichment plant in leafy rural Cheshire has a rather Orwellian tagline "Enriching the Future". For fifty years this plant has been enriching uranium for the civil/military nuclear industry, causing a snowball of Nukiller blight. At the invitation of campaign group Close Capenhurst, representatives of groups including Japanese Against Nuclear, Radiation Free Lakeland …

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Nuclear Bristol & High Level Omissions

We only get one shot at this precious and vulnerable life so our words matter - our actions matter.   Our lives are fleeting in the measure of geological time (unlike nuclear wastes).  Seeing the massive crowds of young folk just starting out in their lives gathered in Bristol, all engaged with wanting to protect life …

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Enriching Uranium – 50 year Nukiller Anniversary at Capenhurst in Cheshire

Close Capenhurst 4th MARCH - WEDNESDAY AT 2pm - OUTSIDE CAPENHURST URENCO URANIUM ENRICHMENT PLANT. Please Join Groups who are opposing the beginning of the Nukiller Fuel Cycle - Enriched Uranium is the start of the military/civil nuclear industrial complex . This is why the Doomsday Clock was conceived - because of the nuclear industry. …

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How Many Times Do We Have to say NO to a GDF?! Heat Generating Nuclear Wastes CANNOT be left to rot Into Eternity Deep Underground.

Dragon of Relative Depths. How Deep is YOUR Love for Nuclear Wastes ? Enough to leave it to abandoned steel, copper and concrete containment 1000 metres deep and as big as the City of Carlisle in complex geology? Just a quick comment (for now) on the front page of the Whitehaven News - Once again …

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Sellafield and Drigg, Today and tomorrow’s Flood Warning

This is why there should be no new nuclear wastes arriving at Sellafield, no new so called Small Modular Reactors on this floodplain ....and no new coal mine deep under the Irish Sea. Cumbria (and the fallout is planetary) is ALREADY under intolerable risks. Today's flood warnings ...fingers crossed

Cumbria Under Seige with proposed New Coal & New Nuclear – but its all to “Save the Planet” they tell us! Yeah Right.

Here is a visual of what is being proposed in West Cumbria, near that place where the most dangerous pile of radioactive waste is STILL being added to week on week. COAL AND NUCLEAR HAND IN HAND and Mutually Supportive - Is Cumbria Under Seige? from the Times and Star - 2014 Small Modular Reactors …

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