Fukushima Crisis Update for July 27 - 29 July,... →
(This post is by Christine McCann) Here’s another roundup of the news surrounding the ongoing Fukushima nuclear crisis. Politics of Nuclear Power in Japan Japanese politicians are asking…
Fukushima nuclear crisis update for July 21- 26,... →
(This post is by Peter Morris) He’s a roundup of the news surrounding the ongoing Fukushima nuclear crisis. Politics of Nuclear Power in Japan A review of Japan’s press reaction after the…
Nuclear power is in last place in the race against... →
Huge delays and cost overruns totalling billions for nuclear reactors under construction in Finland and France are once again demonstrating that nuclear power is no match for renewables in the fight…
New Reactor in Tennessee - Safety Concerns Cloud... →
Dismantling a Nuclear Reactor →
Europa: Si ai depositi di scorie nucleari in altri... →
Fukushima: measures rushed and incomplete, and... →
The Japanese minister Goshi Hosono announced today that Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) and the government have successfully completed phase 1 of the plan to bring the Fukushima nuclear…
Giappone: vietata la carne proveniente dalla zona... →
Almeno 650 animali contaminati da foraggio contenente cesio già macellati. La carne venduta a Tokyo
EU will Deutschland zur Endlager-Suche zwingen →
EU-Energiekommissar Oettinger: “Das Problem wird wie ein Wanderpokal weitergegeben” Die Bundesregierung gerät im Streit um Atommüll-Endlager unter Druck. Bis 2015 müssten konkrete Pläne vorliegen - sonst kann die EU-Kommission rechtliche Schritte einleiten. Ausgerechnet der deutsche Kommissar Oettinger übt heftige Kritik: Berlin verschleppe das Problem.
Nuclear News: Fukushima cleanup to take decades,... →
So what’s been happening in the world of nuclear power recently? Despite much of the news media now ignoring what’s happening at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, work is still continuing…
Renewable energy tops nuclear power in the US →
Plunging prices and booming investments are beginning to reshape the energy market, according to a couple of reports that were released this week. A report produced on behalf of Bloomberg says that investments in renewable energy have gone up by roughly a third over the last year, to $211 billion. Led by China’s renewable push, the world is now on a trajectory that will see its investments in...
Nuclear Power Subsidies: The Gift that Keeps on... →
Spent Fuel Pools at Fukushima - by The Union of...
reneequestioningall: Spent Fuel Pools at Fukushima | by David Wright | nuclear power | nuclear power safety | ...
In Light of Fukushima, Switzerland and Germany Say... →
stopkillingourworld: An hour ago I received a special update from the Union of Concerned Scientists*. You can find regular updates on our blog “All Things Nuclear” and learn about why events have unfolded in the way they have, where the situation may be headed, and what it may mean for the people around the facilities and the environment. We are also being called on frequently by a wide range...
stopkillingourworld: “Before proceeding, I would like to say that the Union of Concerned Scientists is neither pro nor anti-nuclear power, but has served as a nuclear power safety and security watchdog for over 40 years. In the aftermath of the 1979 Three Mile Island accident, the NRC undertook a major overhaul of its rules to correct many of the regulatory weaknesses that the accident revealed....
At Risk Nuclear Sites - Infographic
deepimpact: At Risk Nuclear Sites - Infographic
Perspective on: The future of fusion →
Stewart Prager, a well-known plasma physicist and fusion scientist with a distinguished career and a record of discovery at the University of Wisconsin, arrived in January 2009 as director of PPPL, the United States’ leading magnetic fusion facility. Fusion energy, which is fueled by hot gases of charged particles known as plasma, has the potential to become a safe, clean and abundant energy...
China setzt weiter auf Atomkraft →
'A Reversal of the Nuclear Phase-Out Is Hard to... →
It’s been tried before, but this time Germany means it: In about a decade, the world’s fourth-largest industrial nation will have to get by without atomic energy, following parliament’s approval of the government’s nuclear phase-out plans on Thursday. German commentators agree there is no going back. (via Der Spiegel)
Nuclear waste requires cradle-to-grave strategy →
After Fukushima, it is now imperative to redefine what makes a successful nuclear power program - from cradle to grave. If nuclear waste management is not thought out from the beginning, the public in many countries will reject nuclear power as an energy choice, according to research that appears today in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.