Nuclear power

Don Fitz, MR online, August 28, 2018
Fukushima

Faith that environmental catastrophe can best be avoided by technological gadgetry rather than a change in social relationships received a big shot in the arm with the May 2018 publication of Energy: A Human History by prolific author Richard Rhodes.

Daniel Chavez, Trade Unions for Energy Democracy, September 29, 2017

The Energy Mix and the Commons

On 4-5 September 2017, an International Meeting on the Energy Mix and the Commons was held at the ATE National trade union’s main office, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Joe Romm, Climate Progress, January 9, 2016

Climatologist James Hansen argued last month, “Nuclear power paves the only viable path forward on climate change.” He is wrong.

Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, April 15, 2015
Japan: no nukes

Critics of nuclear energy are cheering a ruling by a Japanese court that blocks the restart of two reactors at a plant in western Japan.

Australia's ABC reports that

Local residents sought the injunction against Kansai Electric Power Company, arguing that restart plans underestimate earthquake risks, fail to meet tougher safety standards and lack credible evacuation measures.

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