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Ghana seeks civil nuclear cooperation with India via F. India

Accra: Ghana on Monday sought India’s cooperation in civil nuclear energy in an attempt to harness clean and sustainable energy to shift its energy mix which is at present focused on traditional energy sources. The issue came up for discussion … Continue reading

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New study: Meeting carbon reduction goals economically means no nuclear power via Greenworld

This is a short piece about a much longer piece that you will want to take a bit of time to read. Actually, it is unfair to describe it as a “piece.” It’s a study, by Mark Cooper, who for … Continue reading

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Nuclear renaissance? Failing industry is running flat out to stand still via The Ecologist

[…] The nuclear power industry’s malaise was all too evident at the COP21 UN climate change conference in Paris in December. Former World Nuclear Association executive Steve Kidd noted: “It was entirely predictable that the nuclear industry achieved precisely nothing … Continue reading

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With a 1.5 Degrees Celsius Target, the Climate-Justice Movement Is Poised to Score a Surprise Win via The Nation

Pressure from activists and vulnerable countries has shifted the discussion away from a 2 degrees C target—a virtual death sentence for millions of people. by Mark Hertsgaard Paris—Here at the Paris climate summit, the big news is that the final … Continue reading

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Monsanto to Be Put on Trial for ‘Crimes Against Nature and Humanity’ via Reader Supported News

he Organic Consumers Association, IFOAM International Organics, Navdanya, Regeneration International (RI) and Millions Against Monsanto, joined by dozens of global food, farming and environmental justice groups announced last week that they will put Monsanto, a U.S.-based transnational corporation, on trial … Continue reading

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The nuclear industry is trying to hijack the Paris climate summit via Independent Australia

By Noel Wauchope […] At the Paris Climate Summit (COP21), the global nuclear lobby is in overdrive. The centrepiece of today’s global nuclear lobbying is the Breakthrough Energy Coalition, led by Bill Gates, made public at the start of the … Continue reading

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Is Dr. James Hansen Actually Anti-Nuke? via EcoWatch

By Harvey Wasserman Dr. James Hansen has repeatedly billed himself as an advocate of nuclear power. Yet sometimes things are so far removed from reality as to not be what they appear to be. Hansen published an article with three … Continue reading

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World Leaders To Debate Role Of Nuclear Power At U.N. Climate Summit via NPR

Listen to the Story NPR’s Robert Siegel talks with Matthew Bunn, a nuclear and energy policy analyst and professor of practice at the Harvard Kennedy School, about the role nuclear power will play in the future. As world leaders meet … Continue reading

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Indigenous Groups Pulled Out Of Sydney’s Climate March When Nuclear Power Came To The Party via Buzzfeed News

[…] Redfern Aboriginal Tent Embassy and SOS Blak Australia Sydney boycotted the march, claiming the Aboriginal community didn’t support the nuclear movement. “The group Nuclear For Climate Change has been allowed to take part in the People’s Climate March in … Continue reading

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