Smokescreen

Smokescreen

The Fairewinds Crew created this special 2-minute animation to show you why building new nukes is a lost opportunity for humankind with precious time and money wasted on the wrong choice. At least $8.2 Trillion would be needed to build the 1,000 atomic reactors the nuclear industry wants – that’s 1 reactor every 12-days for 35-years. Watch the animation to see what it means and why!

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Truthout: Nuclear Power Is Not "Green Energy": It Is a Fount of Atomic Waste (Arnie Gundersen)

Truthout: Nuclear Power Is Not "Green Energy": It Is a Fount of Atomic Waste (Arnie Gundersen)

Starting in 1971, I became a card-carrying member of the "nuclear priesthood." I began as a licensed nuclear reactor operator and progressed through the industry to become a senior vice president. I believed, with religious fervor, that by helping to build and operate atomic power reactors, I would be creating power that was "too cheap to meter."

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The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: Is Solar Power in Nuclear Disaster Exclusion Zones Advisable?

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: Is Solar Power in Nuclear Disaster Exclusion Zones Advisable?

Fukushima, Japan, is seeing solar panels sprout up near that country’s stricken nuclear power plant. It seems that there is a trend underway, in widely scattered parts of the world, that have atomic power disasters in common. But is it really advisable to have solar generating facilities in the exclusion zones created by a nuclear catastrophe?

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Channel NewsAsia: Abe's Fukushima 'under control' pledge to secure Olympics was a lie - former PM

Channel NewsAsia: Abe's Fukushima 'under control' pledge to secure Olympics was a lie - former PM

TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's promise that the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant was "under control" in his successful pitch three years ago for Tokyo to host the 2020 Olympic Games "was a lie", former premier Junichiro Koizumi said on Wednesday.

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Fairewinds Energy Education Comments on "Consent Based Nuclear Siting"

Fairewinds Energy Education Comments on "Consent Based Nuclear Siting"

Fairewinds submitted its comment to the United States Department of Energy regarding its "Consent based siting" process. “Consent based siting” is the process proposed by the Department of Energy (DOE) to locate radioactive waste dump sites around the US.  Fairewinds Energy Education believes that such a process is biased against communities struggling financially due to factory closings and the global economy. 

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