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Can We Contain Nuclear Crises? Interview with Environmental Historian Kate Brown via Science for the People

By Ansar Fayyazuddin and Erik Wallenberg Ansar Fayyazuddin is a physicist active in Science for the People and Solidarity.  Erik Wallenberg is a PhD candidate in history at City University of New York Graduate Center and Acquisitions Editor at Science for the People. … Continue reading

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“The Great Chernobyl Acceleration” by Prof. Kate Brown (MIT)via Nacionalinė dailės galerija

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Personal stories from the world’s worst nuclear disaster via Beyond Nuclear International

By Linda Pentz Gunter Join an online event with Maxine Peake, Kate Brown, Darragh McKeon and Linda Walker on Sunday, April 25 to learn more, engage with the panelists and ask questions. Register here. What was it like to live through … Continue reading

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11.22.2019 Gabrielle Hecht Since it first announced electricity “too cheap to meter,” in the 1950s, the nuclear industry has promised bountiful futures powered by a peaceful—and safe—atom. Design principles, the industry claims, limit the chances of core damage to one … Continue reading

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Opinion: California’s San Onofre nuclear plant is a Chernobyl waiting to happen via Los Angeles Times

By KATE BROWN Nuclear accidents often aren’t surprises. Whistleblowers had warned of the dangers before such disasters occurred in 1986 in Chernobyl, Ukraine, and 25 years later in Fukushima, Japan. As one of the world’s wealthiest and most technologically advanced nations, the U.S. … Continue reading

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The harvests of Chernobyl via Aeon

By Kate Brown You can’t miss the berry-pickers in the remote forests of northern Ukraine, a region known as Polesia. They ride along on bicycles or pile out of cargo vans. They are young, mostly women and children, lean and … Continue reading

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Unreported Deaths, Child Cancer & Radioactive Meat: The Untold Story of Chernobyl via Democracy Now!

Following a mysterious nuclear accident in Russia that left seven dead, we look back at the 1986 nuclear disaster in Chernobyl. It sent a cloud of radioactive fallout into Russia, Belarus and over a large portion of Europe, but the … Continue reading

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Chernobyl horror has nuclear lessons for SA via Business Day

As we consider this energy option it is key to bear in mind that the manipulation following this disaster means the full scale of damage can only be guessed at By Kate Brown Powerful storms, record-breaking temperatures and rising water … Continue reading

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Talk by Kate Brown: Author Manual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future

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Hanford, Not Fukushima, is the Big Radiological Threat to the West Coast via Counter Punch

[…] Hanford, on the Columbia River in Eastern Washington State, is the site where the United States produced the majority of its plutonium for nuclear weapons during the Cold War. These tens of thousands of American nuclear weapons were built … Continue reading

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