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REFERENDUMS 2021/4th Nuclear Power Plant referendum defeated via Focus Taiwan

Taipei, Dec. 18 (CNA) A referendum seeking to unseal and restart work on Taiwan’s Fourth Nuclear Power Plant failed to pass Saturday, the first time people have been allowed to directly vote on the facility that has been debated and … Continue reading

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Nuclear power’s economic failure via The Ecologist

Dr Jim Green  | 13th December 2021  A new report from Friends of the Earth Australia details the catastrophic cost overruns with nuclear power projects. Despite the abundance of evidence that nuclear power is economically uncompetitive compared to renewables, the nuclear … Continue reading

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A uniquely Turkish nuclear energy tale via Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

By Şebnem Udum | November 24, 2021 […] International proponents of nuclear energy tout its affordability, environmental friendliness, and ability to provide abundant, uninterrupted electricity. Meanwhile, international nuclear energy opponents born from the 1960s and ‘70s antinuclear movement were first concerned with … Continue reading

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Spain on track to complete nuclear power phase-out by 2035 via Power Technology

By GlobalDataTechnology GlobalData’s latest report, “Spain Power Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2021 – Market Trends, Regulations, and Competitive Landscape,” discusses the power market structure of Spain and provides historical and forecast numbers for capacity, generation, and consumption up to … Continue reading

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Radioactive Waste Dump Connection of Yucca Mt/West Texas – Ian Zabarte + Nuke Bailout Headache$$$ – Dave Kraft, NH #535 via Nuclear Hotseat

This Week’s Featured Interviews: Radioactive waste dump connection between Yucca Mountain and West Texas explored and exposed by Ian Zabarte, Principal Man for the Western Bands of the Shoshone Nation.  He rips apart the recent decision by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to approve a high level “interim” … Continue reading

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Refusing to learn the lessons from Chernobyl, Poland embarks on a rash nuclear power program via Beyond Nuclear International

By Beata Cymerman […] The Chernobyl disaster in Poland The government of Poland didn’t immediately release an official statement regarding the catastrophe. Poland was a satellite state of the Soviet Union. After the day of the explosion, April 26, no … Continue reading

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Greg Jaczko: Funding Nuclear Energy Is A WASTE Of Government Resources, The Industry Is DYING via The Hill

Former Chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Greg Jaczko, explains why U.S. nuclear programs are not up to par in fighting climate change. Site

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Build Back Better Act: Climate Salvation? Or Trojan Horse? via NIRS, Beyond Nuclear, Indigenous Environmental Network, NEIS

Devils in the details reveal massive spending on “false climate solutions,”safe energy advocates reveal WASHINGTON, D.C.:  Close inspection of the mark-up language being proposed in parts of the “Build Back Better” Reconciliation package have uncovered large hidden subsidies and loopholes … Continue reading

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Groups call for no US nuclear bailouts via Beyond Nuclear International

240 organizations ask Congress to eliminate nuclear subsidies from the budget Note: Beyond Nuclear was among 240 organizations who have signed a letter sent to the House and Senate Majority and Minority leaders urging them to omit nuclear bailouts from the federal budget … Continue reading

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German, Austrian investors press EC to exclude nuclear from taxonomy via IPE magazine

German and Austrian asset managers have sent a letter to the European Commission asking it not to classify nuclear energy as a sustainable economic activity under the taxonomy framework. The letter was sent under the umbrella of Forum Nachhaltige Geldanlagen … Continue reading

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