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Two armed ships set off from the northwest of England this week to sail round the world to Japan on a secretive and controversial mission to collect a consignment of plutonium and transport it to the US. The cargo of plutonium, once the most sought-after and valuable substance in the … [Continue Reading]
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Despite the endless rhetoric about a 'nuclear renaissance', there are fewer power reactors today than there were a decade ago, writes Jim Green. The one country with a really big nuclear build program is China, but no one expects it to meet its targets. And with over 200 reactor shut-downs due by 2040, the industry will have to run very hard indeed just to stay put.
By Dr Jim Green
The Ecologist, 30th January 2016
Joint event on 28 January 2016 at The Palace of Westminster, London organised by ncg and Nuclear Free Local Authorities.
The Archive of Nuclear Harm, which collects and exhibits material on life and death in the nuclear age, is looking to raise AUS$6,398 to evolve its operations from an online-only resource into a mobile theatre
By NAJ Taylor