Support Greenpeace’s Evidence to Nukiller Inquiry

PETITION HERE TO SIGN - Many thanks to all who have already signed to Stop Hinkley.  The petition is great .... there is a real appetite for Greenpeace to have more GRrrr on Nuclear in the UK. Letter of support sent to Doug Parr of Greenpeace today Dear Doug, Thank you for going to speak at …

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Friends of the Earth UK’s Top Ten Priorities- No 1: Keep Schtum about Nuclear

As a former long time activist with Friends of the Earth this is horrifying. Simon Bullock, Friends of the Earth's senior campaigner on Climate Change and Energy has outlined the top ten priorities for Amber Rudd, the new head of the Department of Energy and Climate Change.  DECC was formed in 2008 amidst great hope for a …

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30th April, Government Committee Comes to Workington to teach Cumbrians to suck eggs

  .....or in this case heat generating nuclear wastes.   The plan we were told  was for one mega dump "as big as the City of Carlisle." Cumbria said No to that plan on 30th January 2013.  It is worth bearing in mind that the area of the City of Carlisle includes much of rural …

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Letter from Sellafield Worker Exposes Nuclear Corruption

There is something seriously wrong when the UK nuclear industry's corruption of governance is exposed not by Greenpeace or Friends of the Earth but by a brave and principled Sellafield worker. The national media have gone along with the myth that the Sellafield Workers Campaign represent the workforce and West Cumbria. Cumbria is being sold …

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‘The Gift’ That No One Wants

The map above is to scale and shows the size of the area proposed by government for a geological dump 25km square under Cumbria's beautiful rivers, mountains, towns and villages. The discussions as to "where this would go" under Cumbria are a meaningless distraction - this would be so big and so leaky it would …

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CALL FOR HELP FROM CUMBRIA – CUMBRIA SAID NO! – ANYONE LISTENING?

Today at the Wave in Maryport - Cumbrians Said (and still say) NO! *MANY THANKS* to all those Cumbrians on the frontline who are strongly protesting at the government's latest plan. The Department of Energy and Climate Change (Energy and Climate Change? Ha! spends a big chunk of its budget on fossil fuel for Sellafield …

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Greenpeace’s Nuclear Deal To Trash Paddington Bear’s Home (and so much more)

For quite some time I have thought that Greenpeace, and especially Greenpeace UK has made some kind of deal with the powers that be to soft pedal on nuclear. Repeated requests for help to stop the nuclear juggernaught have been ignored or brushed off (see below), while Greenpeace campaigners have accused Radiation Free Lakeland of …

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