To 15 April – nuclear and climate news
Once again – weapons, and with the Syria conflict, the threat of nuclear war are in the news this week. South Korea tries to reassure citizens that U.S. won’t strike North Korea pre-emptively. Meanwhile cautious and problematic negotiations at at U.N. nuclear weapons ban treaty meeting.
CHINA. China warning North Korea against escalating tensions to an ‘irreversible’ stage.
- For the first time, USA drops largest Non-Nuclear Bomb, in Afghanistan.
- Trump’s attack on Syria very good for his shares in missile-maker Raytheon.
- Pentagon’s new killing systems for space.
- American nuclear power industry prospects down the drain, after Westinghouse bankruptcy. Nuclear contractors not turning up for work amid Westinghouse woes. America’s nuclear power operators getting desperate for tax-payer subsidies. Ohio Lawmakers consider bailout for FirstEnergy nuclear plants.
- New radiation detection system begins operations at Port of Los Angeles.
- Geewhiz “new nuclear” lobby will try to hijack the March for Science.
- CLIMATE: California could get catastrophic sea level rise. Florida Emergency Declared as More Than 100 Wildfires Burn Across the State
SOUTH KOREA. South Korea’s nuclear power programme under threat, as Presidential candidates against nuclear or coal expansion.
UK. Toshiba’s financial woes – a bad omen for UK nuclear programme: is Moorside dead? UK’s Ministry of Defence brings in nuclear bigwig to run the £41bn programme for Dreadnought nuclear missile submarines.
JAPAN. IAEA chief urges global support for decommissioning Fukushima plant. Fukushima-linked bullying survey reveals hundreds more cases. Toshiba warns that it might not survive its nuclear financial crisis. Japan’s nuclear technology faces extinction.
RUSSIA. Russia’s plans for nuclear waste ships: but where will they dump the radioactive trash?
SOUTH AFRICA. South Africa’s new Finance Minister all set to rubber stamp nuclear build programme. Eskom says that South Africa has NOT signed any nuclear deal. South Africa’s ‘R1 trillion nuclear deal will guarantee SA ‘junk status’
EUROPE. Problems in Europe with Westinghouse nuclear fuel assemblies
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