nuclear power

Pollak: 3 Wonderful Green Inventions the 'Green New Deal' Would Kill

Pollak: 3 Wonderful Green Inventions the 'Green New Deal' Would Kill

The "Green New Deal" introduced Thursday by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) will not save the planet from its supposed destruction in 12 years. It would, however, harm the environment by banning
Sweden Environment Minister Hires Activist Behind Nuclear Site Break-Ins

Sweden Environment Minister Hires Activist Behind Nuclear Site Break-Ins

The new chief of staff for Swedish Environment and Energy Minister Isabella Lövins was previously the head of Greenpeace in Sweden and was behind break-ins at several nuclear power plants in 2012.
House Dems Accuse Trump Admin of Trying to Export Nuclear Secrets to Saudi Arabia

House Dems Accuse Trump Admin of Trying to Export Nuclear Secrets to Saudi Arabia

Donald Trump’s administration rushed to reach a deal to provide Saudi Arabia and its despotic government with protected U.S. nuclear technology, despite numerous legal and ethical warnings that such a
Boy, 12, said to have created nuclear reaction in playroom lab

Boy, 12, said to have created nuclear reaction in playroom lab

Hobbyists say Jackson Oswalt of Tennessee is youngest person to achieve fusionAn American 14-year-old has reportedly become the youngest known person in the world to create a successful nuclear
Who Was Behind The Plan To Give Saudi Arabia Nuclear Power, And What Was Their Agenda? — “Trump, Inc.” Extra

Who Was Behind The Plan To Give Saudi Arabia Nuclear Power, And What Was Their Agenda? — “Trump, Inc.” Extra

For a year, “Trump, Inc.” has been digging into the 2017 inauguration. That reporting led us to look closely at the man Donald Trump picked to run the event, Tom Barrack, a wealthy businessman who’s
Back in the water: Fukushima no-go zone gets first surf shop since disaster

Back in the water: Fukushima no-go zone gets first surf shop since disaster

The opening of Murohara Surfboards is part of an attempt to revive the area’s reputation as a surfing hotspot after nuclear meltdownThere was a time when Shinji Murohara thought he would never again
Eight years after Fukushima, what has made evacuees come home?

Eight years after Fukushima, what has made evacuees come home?

Tens of thousands were evacuated after the tsunami and nuclear meltdown in March 2011. Less than a quarter have returned. Some of those who did explain whyOn 11 March 2011, one of the biggest
Fukushima grapples with toxic soil that no one wants

Fukushima grapples with toxic soil that no one wants

Eight years after the disaster, not a single location will take the millions of cubic metres of radioactive soil that remainNot even the icy wind blowing in from the coast seems to bother the men in
Blix: Want to really stop climate change? Many of you won’t like the answer

Blix: Want to really stop climate change? Many of you won’t like the answer

Up in smoke, without the smoke The post Blix: Want to really stop climate change? Many of you won’t like the answer appeared first on Hot Air.
Brazilian drug gang opens fire on convoy of trucks carrying nuclear fuel

Brazilian drug gang opens fire on convoy of trucks carrying nuclear fuel

Latest incident raises concerns about Brazil’s nuclear security in a state struggling with violent crimeA convoy of trucks carrying nuclear fuel came under armed attack on a highway in Rio de Janeiro
Poll: Doomsday Clock Democrats Oppose Safe, Clean Nuclear Power

Poll: Doomsday Clock Democrats Oppose Safe, Clean Nuclear Power

A Gallup poll shows that Democrats — many of whom believe climate change will end civilization in 12 years — oppose nuclear power despite the fact that it is a clean energy resource with an overall
Reports: Trump Admin Approved Secret Deal to Sell U.S. Nuclear Tech and Assistance to Saudi Arabia

Reports: Trump Admin Approved Secret Deal to Sell U.S. Nuclear Tech and Assistance to Saudi Arabia

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry approved six “secret authorizations” to allow companies to sell “nuclear power technology and assistance” to Saudi Arabia as part of a plan to win a deal to help build
Trump’s Dangerous Obsession With Industry Self-Regulation

Trump’s Dangerous Obsession With Industry Self-Regulation

Nobody wants to deal with salmonella poisoning. Not you, not me, and certainly not the pork industry. Companies know that if their meat is contaminated with the disease-causing bacteria, they might
It’s Not Just Pork: Trump Is Also Letting Nuclear Plants Regulate Their Own Safety

It’s Not Just Pork: Trump Is Also Letting Nuclear Plants Regulate Their Own Safety

Nobody wants to deal with salmonella poisoning. Not you, not me, and certainly not the pork industry. Companies know that if their meat is contaminated with the disease-causing bacteria, they might
To import nuclear fuel Saudi Arabia must agree to inspections – IAEA chief

To import nuclear fuel Saudi Arabia must agree to inspections – IAEA chief

Yukiya Amano says Saudis have yet to reveal intentionsResearch reactor is nearing completion in RiyadhThe head of the UN nuclear watchdog organisation said Saudi Arabia would have to agree to a
Report: Saudi Arabia Making Brisk Progress on Experimental Nuclear Reactor

Report: Saudi Arabia Making Brisk Progress on Experimental Nuclear Reactor

A small, experimental nuclear reactor being constructed by Argentina’s state-backed nuclear company INVAP at Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology in Riyadh has spurred renewed
Fukushima disaster: first residents return to town next to nuclear plant

Fukushima disaster: first residents return to town next to nuclear plant

Parts of Okuma are open for business once again, but only a few hundred former residents have moved homeA town next to the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant partially reopened on
Nuclear wasteland: inside Chernobyl's exclusion zone – in pictures

Nuclear wasteland: inside Chernobyl's exclusion zone – in pictures

The Chernobyl disaster in 1986 forced the evacuation of nearby Pripyat, home to 45,000 people. David McMillan has journeyed there 21 times since to record abandoned homes and buildings as they are
Fukushima: removal of nuclear fuel rods from damaged reactor building begins

Fukushima: removal of nuclear fuel rods from damaged reactor building begins

Workers begin to empty storage pool – but more critical removal of melted fuel from reactors themselves will be more challengingWorkers at the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have begun
Japan Removes First Nuclear Fuel Rod From Fukushima Power Plant

Japan Removes First Nuclear Fuel Rod From Fukushima Power Plant

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (Tepco) has just taken a major step toward cleaning up the site by removing the first spent-fuel assembly from reactor 3. Of course, they did it with a robot