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We all must confront the ferocious destructive power of nuclear energy

August 06, 2013 For decades, nuclear weapons and nuclear power generation have generally been treated as separate issues. But is this the right approach? Japan is the only nation to have experienced nuclear devastation with the atomic bombings of Hiroshima… Continue Reading →

#MadrasHC- issues notice for withdrawal of cases against anti-nuclear activists

Chennai, June 18, 2013 PTI  The Madras High Court on Tuesday ordered issue of notice to Tamil Nadu Government asking why steps were not taken to withdraw cases filed against anti-nuclear activists protesting against Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project. First Bench comprising… Continue Reading →

NEWS FLASH- 1000s Arrested in Kalpakkam anti-nuke protests: Tamil Nadu

LATEST UPDATE BY  nityanand jayaraman Kalpakkam Protests; Kalpakkam Arrests G. Sundar Rajan, a friend and co-activist, is currently travelling to Singaperumal Koil in Kanchipuram District to meet Abdul Samad — one of the organisers of the resistance to the expansion… Continue Reading →

India has led the arms race in South Asia

Dr M.V. Ramana is a nuclear physicist who works in Nuclear Futures Laboratory and Programme on Science and Global Security, both at Princeton University. Author of several books on nuclear energy, Ramana recently published The Power of Promise: Explaining Nuclear… Continue Reading →

Nuclear Law Association to host meeting on India’s nuclear energy sector in March

MUMBAI: The Nuclear Law Association will host its second annual meeting on “India’s Nuclear Energy Sector: Business Opportunities and Legal Challenges” in Mumbai. The meet on March 2 this year is expected to explore legal and policy issues in respect to India’s… Continue Reading →

Ten Urgent Reasons to Reject Nuclear Power Now #mustread #mustshare

Sunday, 17 February 2013 07:54 By Jim McCluskey, Truthout | Op-Ed Bags of radiation-contaminated materials, to be stored in a mountain, in Kawauchi, Japan, Nov. 16, 2012. With the slow pace of cleanup efforts, residents of Okuma, a town evacuated in the wake… Continue Reading →

#India- wake up—World’s biggest nuke plant may shut: Japan report

by Staff Writers Tokyo (AFP) Jan 25, 2013 The largest nuclear power plant in the world may be forced to shut down under tightened rules proposed by Japan’s new nuclear watchdog aimed at safeguarding against earthquakes, a report said Friday…. Continue Reading →

Selling Nulcear Power to Women: Why the Industry has got it Wrong

  Donella H. Meadows, http://www.dianuke.org/ Donella H. Meadows is an adjunct professor of environmental studies at Dartmouth College. Courtesy: Susiatnability Institute The U.S. Council for Energy Awareness has finally figured out how to sell nuclear power to women. Women have always… Continue Reading →

Villagers court arrest against Jaitapur nuclear plant

ALOK DESHPANDE, The Hindu, MUMBAI, January 3, 2013 Thousands of villagers from around the proposed Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant (JNPP) site in Maharashtra’s Ratnagiri district on Wednesday launched a ‘jail bharo’ agitation demanding scrapping of the 9,900 MW plant. The agitators… Continue Reading →

Nuclear Safari in Deutschland: A Waste Story of 2009

    S. P. Udayakumar Nagercoil, July 2009 Back in June 2009 I got a first-hand opportunity to face the nuclear demon that I had been fighting against all along. Deep in a hell-hole in a remote corner of a… Continue Reading →

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