“Artomic ” This Sunday at Solfest

A brand new space at Solfest, dedicated to all the ways that we can support each other and our planet, The "WHOSE PLANET...is it anyway?" tent runs over the festival weekend showcasing the many and varied ways we can we nurture, protect and reclaim our planet and each other. Workshops and discussions from bees to …

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World Nuclear Heritage Site

Bunting is being put up to welcome His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, who has been confirmed as the guest of honour at a special community event to mark the Lake District as a World Heritage Site on 26 March. Radiation Free Lakeland will be sending Prince Charles our "Pictorial Guide to the Lake …

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“The Age of Nuclear Waste is Just Beginning”, by Dr Gordon Edwards

This is excellent.   An assessment in clear understandable language by nuclear expert Dr Gordon Edwards. The Age of Nuclear Waste is Just Beginning   (featured image is of spent fuel flasks going over Morecambe Bay, nuclear waste comes to Cumbria from all nuclear reactors in the UK) On July 25, 2015, Green Majority of Canada published …

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Join Bernie the Polar Bear: Keep that Coal in the Hole Next to Sellafield!

Join Bernie the Polar Bear: Keep That Coal in the Hole Next to Sellafield! Bernie the Polar Bear will be joining us on thursday 7th Dec as we gather outside The Beacon, Museum, Whitehaven at 11am for a walk to Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole.  West Cumbria Mining are also holding an open day …

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GEOLOGICAL DUMPING OF NUCLEAR WASTE – WHERE? WHY?

West Cumbria was ruled out as a site to bury nuclear waste 20 years ago because the geology was unsafe.  The plan this time round is ten times as big and to include high level nuclear wastes, so not surprisingly Cumbria County Council said NO in January 2013. However, in order to build new nuclear …

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OBE Awarded for Budging Radioactive Sludge

Sellafield boss awarded OBE for services to the nuclear industry "An inspirational role model at Sellafield has been awarded an OBE for services to the nuclear industry".  The OBE is for "budging radioactive sludge" from one place to another and repacking, and reclassifying highly radioactive wastes while the industry and our nuclear headed government is …

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Democracy isn’t on its knees, its face down in the mud!

GUEST BLOG BY DR BECKY MARTIN Well that’s it folks, nuclear waste dumps are now nationally significant infrastructure projects. The decision has been taken away from the local authorities and placed in the hands of the secretary of state and is now wide open for corruption. The chance for intense scrutiny and public accountability has …

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Japan’s Science Council say that deep geological disposal plans should be scrapped.

http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/english/movie/feature201208232202.html Japan's Science Council wants a rethink on the future of nuclear power. Also the top scientists have advised putting a limit on the amount of high level waste produced because science has its limits no geology is guaranteed to keep the waste safe from humans and the environment. They also say that the deep …

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