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Carbon Free, Nuclear Free


Transcript: Arnie Gundersen (followed by Tim Judson, NIRS) Fairewinds:     In preparation for the New York City People’s Climate March, Fairewinds’ Arnie Gundersen spoke to staffers from the United Nations about why nuclear power is not a viable solution to the issue of climate change. Following the New York City UN presentation, Arnie traveled to Westchester […]

NYC: Arnie Speaking Sept. 15

Arnie Gundersen will speak on September 15 at the United Nations Plaza in New York City. In conjunction with the NYC People’s Climate March and the United Nations Climate Summit 2014 in September, nuclear experts and activists will speak about issues associated with nuclear power – such as Fukushima, nuclear waste, uranium mining, human rights, […]

A Road Less Taken: Energy Choices for the Future

A road less taken JSC poster

  This week Fairewinds’ compares the paradigm of 20th century large nuclear power plants to the new 21st century paradigm utilizing smaller interconnected renewable sources of power in what is called distributed generation.  Significant advances in digital equipment and computers, like cell phones and cloud computing, are creating a new energy future using diverse sources of power that are […]

The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident: Ongoing Lessons

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About This Presentation This week Fairewinds Chief Engineer Arnie Gundersen participated in two panel discussions in Boston and New York City entitled “The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident: Ongoing Lessons” Other panelists included Ralph Nader, Peter Bradford, Naoto Kan, Gregory Jaczko and Jean-Michel Cousteau. The video above is a recording of Arnie’s speech entitled “Forty Good Years And […]

Fukushima Daiichi Accident: Lessons for California

CA SO symposium

Watch Arnie Gundersen’s presentation at the symposium entitled “Fukushima Daiichi Accident: Lessons for California” on June 4, 2013, and view his slides below.  The other keynote speakers of the event are; Naoto Kan, former Prime Minister of Japan, Dr. Gregory Jaczko, former Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and Peter Bradford, former commissioner of the Nuclear […]

Fairewinds’ Arnie Gundersen Presentation at Helen Caldicott Foundation Symposium

Arnie Gundersen at the New York Academy of Medicine

About This Video Fairewinds Speech at the New York Academy of Medicine – Fukushima Two Years On – Gundersen Presents New Information concerning the Fukushima Accident. A unique, two-day symposium at which an international panel of leading medical and biological scientists, nuclear engineers, and policy experts will make presentations on and discuss the bio-medical and […]


San Onofre Cover - Presentations

Fairewinds Associates, in this presentation on behalf of Friends of the Earth, shows that San Onofre was operating outside of its design basis and the NRC had done nothing to address this major violation. The tube failures at San Onofre are the worst nuclear equipment failures since the near miss at Davis Bessie in 2002. […]

Arnie Gundersen presents “The Fukushima Daiichi Disaster In Comparison To Chernobyl” in Vancouver, Canada.

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About This Presentation Arnie recently appeared at the “The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster – One Year Later” conference in Vancouver, Canada. The conference was sponsored by Physicians for Global Survival (Canada), Washington State Physicians for Social Responsibility, Simon Fraser University, University of British Columbia Department of Pediatrics – British Columbia Children’s Hospital and NextGenU. Special thanks to […]