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EDF to curb Bugey nuclear reactor output as Rhone river flow slows via Reuters

[…] The plant near the Swiss border has four 900 MW reactors and uses water from the river for cooling. EDF’s use of water from rivers as coolant is regulated by law to protect plant and animal life. It is … Continue reading

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Smokescreen(2min15sec animation) via Fairewinds Energy Education

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Greenland’s Receding Icecap to Expose Top-Secret US Nuclear Project via The Guardian (Reader Supported News)

[…] The US army engineering corps excavated Camp Century in 1959 around 200km (124 miles) from the coast of Greenland, which was then a county of Denmark. Powered, remarkably, by the world’s first mobile nuclear generator and known as “the … Continue reading

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Heat forces slowdown at Pilgrim nuclear plant via Cape Cod News

By Christine Legere PLYMOUTH — A stretch of hot weather has again affected operations at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, marking the third summer out of the last four that the plant has been forced by excessive water temperatures to power … Continue reading

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‘They thought it would snow forever’: Nuclear waste at Cold War base in Greenland being released due to global warming via Mirror

A top-secret Cold War base buried under the ice in Greenland which was used by the United States is at risk of releasing nuclear waste because of global wamring. The US used the site – known as Camp Century – … 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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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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Turkey Point Nuclear Plant in Hot Water via Union of Concerned Scientists

Fission Stories #179 Earlier this summer, the owner of the Turkey Point nuclear plant in Florida requested and the NRC approved a change in the maximum limit on cooling water used by plant. For years, the plant had operated with … Continue reading

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Wind Energy Could Generate Nearly 20 Percent of World’s Electricity by 2030 via EcoWatch (Reader Supported News)

ind power has a pivotal role to play in the world’s energy supply over the next few years. By providing huge amounts of clean, affordable power, it can buy us time in the fight against global warming while revolutions in … Continue reading

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Fukushima Meltdown’s 2nd Anniversary Brings Protests Against Japan’s Reliance on Nuclear Power via Democracy Now!

Japan stands at a crossroads over its reliance on nuclear power as the country marks the second anniversary of one of the world’s worst atomic disasters. On March 11, 2011, a massive earthquake triggered a devastating tsunami that struck Japan’s … Continue reading

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