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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UNITE – URGED TO UNITE AGAINST SIZEWELL C

Image from Together Against Sizewell C Painted by Lee Norton Mr Len McCluskey, General Secretary of Unite the Union has been sent the following letter regarding the backwards and dangerous pro-nuclear stance the union is taking. The letter focuses on Sizewell but the same is true throughout the UK. Solidarity towards the health and well being …

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Nuclear Policy is a Vote Loser

  Excellent Letter in the Morning Star from Dr Ian Fairlie "Nuclear Policy is a vote loser I write to support Adrienne Butler (M Star October 20 "Most voters influenced by climate in the next election." Labour would have a very good set of energy policies but for its continued support for new nuclear power. …

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Five Fold Increase in Radioactivity Proposed for Lillyhall Landfill

images from Wastwater Chronicles "Signals for Survival!" PRESS NOTICE   Five Fold Increase in Radioactivity Proposed for Lillyhall Landfill.   FCC Recycling who operate Lillyhall Landfill in Cumbria has applied to make changes to its Radioactive Substances Activities Permit. This includes a five fold increase of Tritium, a uniquely dangerous radioactive waste.   Background Radiation …

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Technical Note on Safety Problems at Reactors 3 and 4 at Hunterston B, Nr Ardrosson Scotland

On the 8th anniversary of the Fukushima disaster there are events taking place by campaigners in the UK and around the world to Remember Fukushima.  It seems however that lessons have not been learned by the regulators and by the nuclear industry.   The precautionary principle which should apply with solid brass bells on, to …

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Our Health and Safety and the Doubling of Sellafield

Letter to Tim Farron MP sent today.... Dear Tim, Following correspondence with you regarding questions about the Moorside Health Impact Assessment we have been sent a message from Dr Ian Fairlie. Dr Fairlie has generously offered a briefing to your team on the health impacts of Moorside. His letter is below.. “Hello Tim I write …

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“Population Mixing” Theory Debunked

Kinlen Theory Debunked By Dr Ian Fairlie October 3, 2016 The Kinlen hypothesis debunked A recent COMARE report on child cancers near NPPs was published on the day after the Government committed the UK to a new nuclear power station. This was not a coincidence: it is a prime example among many of nuclear policy-led …

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Nuclear Hotseat brought to you despite being hacked: This is must listen especially for Cumbria!!

Nuclear Hotseat #217 - Ian Fairlie explains what radiation deniers (aka "hormesis" proponents) say, why it's baloney (not his word, mine), and why the NRC allowing them to petition to replace Linear No Threshold ("no amount of radiation exposure is safe") requires our immediate mega-response. PLUS: Japan restarts nuke in Sendai just in time for …

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The nuclear lobby want to change the law so that “radiation is good for you”

In a move reminiscent of the tobacco industry's blatant lies about health the nuclear industry is desperate to repackage the effects of radiation as benign. We have just received a message from our colleagues at Kick Nuclear.  Please read it and take action on this proposed law change in the US designed to protect the …

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We Don’t Need Nuclear Power

Dr Ian Fairlie and Jonathon Porritt on: Why We Don’t Really Need Nuclear Power Recently, interesting and lively correspondence on the merits and demerits of nuclear power has taken place between Dr Becky Martin, a geneticist formerly at Oxford University and Baroness Worthington, the Labour Party’s energy spokesperson in the House of Lords. Dr Martin’s …

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