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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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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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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Radioactive pollution at the Bugey nuclear power plant in France : EDF condemned!

Centrale Nucleaire du Bugey. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bugey_Nuclear_Power_Plant#/media/File:Centrale-nucleaire-Bugey.jpg On May 22, 2020, the French court found EDF guilty of all the offences regarding radioactive pollution at the Bugey Nuclear Plant for which it was prosecuted and fined it a paltry and symbolic 3,000 euros. French anti-nuclear groups welcome this guilty condemnation (while acknowledging the symbolic nature of the …

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