Tim Farron Strongly Opposes New Nuclear- Good! But …. Action against this New Nuclear Madness is needed

Lakeland Nuclear Crime Scene - "Moorside" would be paid for by You! Last week Tim Farron MP sent the following reply to Radiation Free Lakeland when we urged him to vote NO to the public paying for new nuclear build in the Nuclear Financing Bill yesterday. Our MP's opposition to new nuclear is heartening. But …

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Government Want YOU to Pay for New Nuclear

Thanks to CND for this information: The government is trying to force through controversial new legislation which will make consumers bankroll the nuclear power industry, whilst giving them no protection from spiralling costs. This will force thousands more families into fuel poverty.  The electricity generated from nuclear power is double the costs of renewables. Nuclear …

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Guest Post from Gordon Frederick Coggon – a Nuclear Test Veteran’s Experience

Gordon Frederick Coggon · During 1957 and 1958 I was one of 20,000 British serviceman sent to the central Pacific testing ground of British Hydrogen bomb tests which in my own case involved being at Christmas Island.(now named Kiritimati). During my year there I was subjected to radiation contamination. I witnessed two hydrogen bombs, the first …

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Worker safety before corporate profits! —

By MIKE ALEWITZ  REMEMBERING KAREN SILKWOOD (February 19, 1946 – November 13, 1974) Karen Silkwood died in 1974 under suspicious circumstances while traveling to a meeting with a reporter investigating unsafe conditions at a Kerr-McGee plutonium fuel plant in Oklahoma. These are excerpts from the dedication speech ....Worker safety before corporate profits! — By MIKE …

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Nuclear industry survives on its false claim that it helps the fight against climate change. Sellafield quietly admits to emitting nearly 300,000 tonnes of CO2(e) last year. That’s the least of it.

Jonathon Porritt April 28th, 2021, by Paul Brown,   The nuclear industry’s unfounded claims let it rely on “dark arts”, ignoring much better ways to cut carbon emissions. Nuclear industry’s unfounded claims let it survive,   https://climatenewsnetwork.net/nuclear-industrys-unfounded-claims-let-it-survive/ – It is the global nuclear industry’s unfounded claims – not least that it is part of the solution to climate […]Nuclear …

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Risk To Sellafield from the Coal Mine is ‘extremely low’ say the Office for Nuclear Regulation as Another Pig Flies By.

Shape of things to come? Since 2017 Radiation Free Lakeland have been asking questions about the risks to Sellafield from the proposed coal mine. The replies from the top regulators Office for Nuclear Regulation are deeply unimpressive and in many respects deeply uninformed and just plain wrong for instance they accepted advice that the water …

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Letter sent to Cumbrian MPs on the 10th Anniversary of the Ongoing Fukushima Disaster.

Dear Cumbrian MPs 11th March marks  the 10 year anniversary of the Fukushima disaster.  Two former Japanese Prime Ministers have sent a message to Japan, a message that should also be heeded in the Cumbrian ‘land of Copeland glory.”   Former prime ministers Naoto Kan and Junichiro Koizumi have urged Japan to stop using nuclear power, …

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Nuclear – Its Not Clean, Green, Safe or New: “New Green Industrial Revolution”

Letter sent to Boris Johnson today by Radiation Free Lakeland following unveiling of the Green Industrial Revolution "10 Point Plan" On the Irish Sea bed - decades worth of Sellafield radioactive waste discharges - Under the Sea bed. - the plan for the Coal Mine. Dear Prime Minister Radiation Free Lakeland are a small voluntary …

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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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