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Under the guise of a civil nuclear program, Japan has become a de-facto nuclear weapons state without so far having to take that next fateful step.
By Shaun Burnie and Prof Frank Barnaby
Asia Times, 22nd September 2017
Nuclear Free Local Authorities All Ireland Forum Autumn Energy Seminar
Speakers include Dr Paul Dorfman
22nd September 2017
Letter: Your incisive editorial makes many strong points, not least highlighting the exigencies of potential security compromises and terrorism vulnerabilities of the planned new nuclear reactor at Hinkley Point.
By Dr David Lowry
The Guardian, 17th September 2017
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The two young co-founders of nuclear engineering start-up Transatomic Power were embarrassedearlier this year when their claims about their molten salt reactor design were debunked, forcing some major retractions. The claims of MIT nuclear engineering graduates Leslie Dewan and Mark Massie were trumpeted in MIT’s Technology Review under the headline, … [Continue Reading]