Flash from the past: Why an apparent Israeli nuclear test in 1979 matters today

Flash from the past: Why an apparent Israeli nuclear test in 1979 matters today

At a time when the Iran agreement is in the headlines and other Middle Eastern countries—notably Saudi Arabia—are making noises about establishing their own programs for nuclear energy and nuclear weapons, it is worth giving renewed scrutiny to an event that occurred 36 years ago: a likely Israeli-South African nuclear test over the ocean between the southern part of Africa and the Antarctic.

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Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility Media Release

Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility Media Release

In spite of a disappointing ruling by a US Judge on Thursday afternoon, February 2, public opposition remains to an unprecedented plan to ship 23,000 litres (6000 gallons) of intensely radioactive liquid from Chalk River, Ontario, to the Savannah River Site in South Carolina – a distance of over 2000 kilometres.

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Ecoshock Interview: Extreme Nuclear Dangers

Ecoshock Interview: Extreme Nuclear Dangers

Arnie recently appeared on the EcoShock radio show to discuss extreme nuclear dangers with host Alex Smith. Listen as Arnie covers topics including Trump and his call to develop more nuclear weapons, the relationship between the nuclear power industry and nuclear weapons development, and the risks of keeping old reactors operating past their prime.

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