Colchester Council Say NO to New Nuclear!!

A Poster from the (previous) Stop Moorside campaign by Radiation Free Lakeland PRESS NOTICE  A Heartfelt Letter of Thanks from Cumbrian Nuclear Safety Campaigners, Radiation Free Lakeland, has been sent to the Leader Of Colchester Council following unanimous approval of a motion, put forward by council leader Mark Cory. The motion said: “This council objects …

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On this day 75 years ago – Hiroshima

https://player.vimeo.com/video/440185012 Video by Bo Jacobs from Hiroshima, August 6, 2020 On this day 75 years ago the first nuclear bomb was dropped. It was dropped on Hiroshima. This is not something that happened in the past - it continues today - this was the beginning of the use of nuclear weapons. The US was testing …

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Costing the Earth – New Nuclear is Beyond Expensive Beyond Dangerous and often Beyond Operational- so why is it touted as “Clean Energy”

Excellent Analysis from Dr Ian Fairlie ..... UK Electricity: Renewables and the problem with inflexible nuclear June 21, 2020 In recent years, the share of the UK’s electricity supplied by renewable energy (RE) sources has increased substantially to the point that RE is now the second largest source after gas: It now supplies 20% to …

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Under Cover of Covid19 – New Nuclear Continues to Spread its Tentacles – even in Essex.

ON 17 JUN 2020 BY MARIANNEWILDARTIN UNCATEGORIZEDEDIT Bradwell nuclear power station, showing the turbine halls and western side of the Magnox reactor buildings. Photo taken in 2010 during decommissioning, after closure for electricity generation in 2002. The turbine halls were demolished the following year photo: Rwendland.   .  Cumbria is in receipt of Bradwell’s Nuclear Waste – Bradwell B would …

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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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