Tag Archives: IAEA

Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant Disconnected via Aljazeera

After another blackout at the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) in Ukraine, the head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog has appealed for a protection zone, saying he was “astonished by the complacency” of the organisation he leads, the International … Continue reading

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Fiji on very high alert after Japan’s plan to release more than 1.3 million tonnes of radioactive wastewater into the Pacific Ocean via Fijivillage

By Vijay Narayan A question that has been asked is, if the Advanced Liquid Processing System (ALPS) treated water is so safe, why not re-use it in Japan for alternative purposes – in manufacturing and agriculture for instance. Acting Prime Minister, … Continue reading

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UN calls for demilitarised zone around Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant via The Guardian

The UN secretary general, António Guterres, has called for a demilitarised zone around the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant, involving the withdrawal of Russian occupying troops and the agreement of Ukrainian forces not to move in. Guterres was addressing a UN security … Continue reading

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What nuclear energy has to do with nuclear war via Newsroom

DR KARLY BURCH Dr Karly Burch is a Research Fellow from the Centre for Sustainability at the University of Otago. Branding initiatives have successfully separated nuclear weapons as ‘bad’ and nuclear energy as ‘good’, and it is impacting our abilities to … Continue reading

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Urgent Update from Chernobyl: Nuclear Facilities Lost Access to the Electricity Grid via DiaNuke.org

Olga Kosharna Due to combat actions, Emergency disconnection of high-voltage power transmission line 750kV “Kievskaya-ChNPP” occurred on 09.03.2022 at 11:22. ChNPP and all nuclear facilities inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone – SNFSF-1, SNFSF-2 and the New Safe Confinement – remain … Continue reading

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IAEA reviews water release from damaged Japan nuclear plant via AP

By MARI YAMAGUCHI TOKYO (AP) — A team from the International Atomic Energy Agency on Monday began its review of Japan’s plan to begin releasing more than a million tons of treated radioactive water into the sea from the wrecked … Continue reading

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Vested interests : How Monolithic Institutions Decide What Is Best for the Rest of Us via Beyond Nuclear International

By Christine Fassert and Tatiana Kasperski […] On the UNESCO list Two sites linked to the dark nuclear past are already on the UNESCO list: the Hiroshima Peace Memorial and the Bikini Atoll Nuclear Test Site. The Chernobyl site would symbolize the long … Continue reading

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Spain Informs IAEA of Alert at Nuclear Power Plant, No Hazard for People or Environment via IAEA

The Spanish nuclear safety regulator, Consejo de Seguridad Nuclear (CSN) informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that an alert was declared at 22:40 UTC on 15 May 2021 at Unit 1 of the Trillo Nuclear Power Plant, about 80 … Continue reading

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Wastewater case a test of global nuclear governance via China Daily Global

By Wah Tao | China Daily Global | Updated: 2021-04-15 00:00 While Japan is adding a new invisible scar to nature and its own probity by blatantly deciding to release nuclear wastewater into the Pacific Ocean, the rare voices of … Continue reading

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Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: The Road There and the Road Ahead via Common Dreams

For those of us who have been part of the anti-nuclear movement, this moment in history is one filled with possibilities. byMadelyn Hoffman, Ryan Swan On January 22, 2021, the world will take a major step toward global nuclear disarmament when … Continue reading

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