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Nuclear news this week

Some  bits of good news. New plan to accelerate clean energy access for millions globallyBrush-tailed bettongs doing well after reintroduction to SA mainland.

A busy week –    here are the headlines

BUT- let’s not forget the appalling toll that climate change heat is bringing to Pakistan and India

Reducing Tensions, Building Trust, De-escalating.                Is Russia increasingly likely to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine?      Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand may attend NATO summitExpansion into Asia-Pacific: NATO military bloc is poison, not antidote.       Ukraine reveals split in ASEAN .       Nuclear War Threat Drives Greater Divide Between U.S., China.

Propaganda During Times of War.

Russian Uranium NOT Sanctioned – Why?

Climate change could introduce humans to thousands of new viruses

Pope Francis reiterates complete opposition to the possession and use of nuclear weapons. Pope says NATO may have led to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

A new propaganda film to jolly up the pro nuclear enthusiasts. Nuclear power is a HUGE water guzzler – so why are we guzzling the lie that nuclear is good for climate?

Diseconomics and other factors mean that small nuclear reactors are duds ( part of larger article)

They suck your electricity while you sleep. What you need to know about vampire appliances

Climate sceptic thinktank received funding from fossil fuel interests

UKRAINE. Ukraine seeks Russia’s total defeat – top officials.           UN nuclear watchdog says situation at Russian-occupied Ukrainian nuclear plant is ‘unsustainable’.     Ukraine’s nuclear power plants caught in the Crossfire of War With Russia.    Ask me about … the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster and its lingering effects.    Chernobyl radiation is not stable after Russian invasion. UK PM scuttled Kiev-Moscow peace talks – Ukrainian media.

JAPAN. Asahi Shimbun – Japan’s nuclear industry needs to be more aware, more careful about terrorism risks. Private equity firms eyeing Toshiba buyout face nuclear dilemma.        [Book review] Documenting the tragic aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear disaster,

EUROPEEnergy saving actions by EU citizens could save enough oil to fill 120
super tankers and enough natural gas to heat 20 million homes. Czech state looking for place to store nuclear waste as EU deadline shortens.

FRANCE. The poisoned environmental legacy of France’s ”Nuclear Park”.

USA.

FINLAND. Russia’s Rosatom unit seeks compensation, as Finland tears up nuclear power plant contract.Finnish consortium abandons Fennovoima nuclear power project.

UKWhat is REALLY driving Britain’s seemingly illogical push for small nuclear reactors and nuclear megaprojects? UK government’s reckless spending on nuclear submarines is really getting out of control.   In the UK ”a disarmament week of actions against nuclear threats- ‘Faslane Action for Bomb Ban ‘ starting June 6

  Boris Johnson’s Bold Nuclear Bet Has Echoes of Thatcher Failure. UK Greens the party on the rise – a ‘tectonic shift’ among voters. UK Nuclear Waste Services to airgun blast the Irish Sea – the public not consulted.

CANADA. Why shoreline nuclear power plants pose problem for Great Lakes. Green Party speaks out persuasively against small nuclear reactors.

SOUTH AFRICA. Five years after the illegal nuclear deal was nuked, we are still struggling with a broken energy system.

NORTH KOREA. North Korea fires ballistic missile amid growing nuclear threat.

GUAMWar and some unusual developments regarding nuclear-related topics – Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands.

AUSTRALIA.

Dissecting Vice Admiral Jonathon Mead’s Nuclear submarine zealotry. This black smoke rolling through the mulga’: almost 70 years on, it’s time to remember the atomic tests at Emu Field .

May 10, 2022 - Posted by | Christina's notes

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