The Only Green Nuclear Reactor is The Sun. Enough with the EU Greenwashing of Nuclear.

Solen (the Sun) was painted by Norwegian Edvard Munch (1863-1944). The sun's core is white, while the rays emanating from the sun's core are painted in golden yellow. The brilliance of the sun is awesome and the only nuclear reactor in the world which can be described as 'green'. There are only a few months …

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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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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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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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The Lifetime of Damage Done by the much Hyped James Lovelock

Professor James Lovelock has turned 101 and the BBC is paying him gushing homage. This is the man who has been consistent in his support for nuclear power. His answer to radioactive waste? . "Stick it in some precious wilderness..If you wanted to preserve the biodiversity of rainforest, drop pockets of nuclear waste into it …

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“Clean Energy” (used to be called “Nuclear”) Sells off Old Magnox Monitors – Used to Weld Radioactive Pipes?

Auction Rooms throw up some weird and interesting items. But one of the most bizarre in recent years must be the sale of this "Ex Nuclear Plant Reactor Control/ Monitoring System" in the Ramco Auction. I was intrigued as to where this had come from and wondered if it was an actual thing or some …

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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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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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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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