Nuclear Energy

18.11.2014 Tony Robinson

A nascent anti-nuclear movement emerges in Bolivia

A nascent anti-nuclear movement emerges in Bolivia

“The best way of liberating ourselves is also having nuclear energy for peaceful purposes,” declared President Evo Morales of Bolivia on the 2nd of October in La Paz during his announcement that the highland area around the capital would be the home for a new nuclear industry. Having been aware … »

09.02.2014 Inter Press Service

Energies Clash in Tokyo Election

Energies Clash in Tokyo Election

TOKYO, Feb 7 2014 (IPS) – Tokyo, one of the largest and most energy-guzzling cities in the world, is set to hold elections for a new governor Feb. 9. Analysts say it could prove crucial in stopping the Japanese government from restarting some nuclear reactors this year. It could … »

03.02.2014 Inter Press Service

Protesters Resist an ‘Indian Fukushima’

Protesters Resist an ‘Indian Fukushima’

By Ranjit Devraj for IPS, Inter Press Service NEW DELHI, Feb 1 2014 (IPS) – Activists opposed to India’s plans to massively increase civilian nuclear power production are aghast that a plan for an Indo-Japanese nuclear cooperation deal is gaining pace even while Japan is struggling to … »

23.01.2014 Pressenza London

Italy attaches great importance to relations with Iran: Former PM

Italy attaches great importance to relations with Iran: Former PM

Kourosh Ziabari – Tehran Times: Following the election of the moderate politician Hassan Rouhani as the Iranian President in the June 14, 2013 elections, the European countries have become more willing to interact with Iran on equal footings and based on mutual respect. In the recent months and following President … »

18.01.2014 Amy Goodman

Fukushima: An Ongoing Warning to the World

Fukushima: An Ongoing Warning to the World

Amy goodman for Democracy Now! TOKYO—“I write these facts as dispassionately as I can in the hope that they will act as a warning to the world,” wrote the journalist Wilfred Burchett from Hiroshima. His story, headlined, “The Atomic Plague” appeared in the London Daily Express on Sept. »

16.01.2014 Fairewinds Energy Education

The 4 Myths The Nuclear Industry Wants You to Believe

The 4 Myths The Nuclear Industry Wants You to Believe

Arnie Gundersen from Fairewinds blows apart the myths that keep us tied to nuclear energy.  The story comes courtesy of the Fairewinds website: http://fairewinds.org/media/fairewinds-videos/4-myths-nuclear-industry-wants-believe What are the 4 myths the nuclear industry wants you to believe? In order to produce more nuclear electricity, the nuclear corporations and proponents … »

09.12.2013 IDN InDepthNews

The road ahead after breakthrough over Iran

The road ahead after breakthrough over Iran

By Jayantha Dhanapala* | IDN-InDepth NewsViewpoint KANDY, Sri Lanka (IDN) – Even cynics must admit that the time comes in international relations when long frozen situations suddenly thaw causing positive change for international peace and security. Examples of such “game-changers” are many but outstanding are (in chronological … »

15.11.2013 PressTV

Iran did not block nuclear agreement: Deputy FM

Iran did not block nuclear agreement: Deputy FM

A member of the Iranian delegation in nuclear talks with six world powers says Tehran did not block an agreement in last week’s negotiations in Geneva. “The Islamic Republic of Iran did not prevent a final deal in Geneva,” Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for European and American Affairs Majid Takht-e … »

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