Category: Nuclear Power

Karl Grossman: Nuclear Faultlines

It’s apparent to any visitor to the stretch of California where the two Diablo Canyon plants are sited that it is geologically hot

H. Patricia Hynes: August 6 and 9: Launch of the Nuclear Age

Combined, these countries have 16,300 nuclear warheads

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Gareth Porter: U.S. Demand for Deep Centrifuge Cut Is a Diplomatic Ploy

With only a few weeks remaining before the Jul. 20 deadline, the Barack Obama administration issued a warning to Iran that it must accept deep cuts in the number of its centrifuges

Winslow Myers: Global Climate Change and Nuclear Abolition Are One Issue

Marshall Island citizens file lawsuit to force action for climate change and total nuclear disarmament

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Harvey Wasserman: Fukushima’s Children are Dying

Some 39 months after the multiple explosions at Fukushima, thyroid cancer rates among nearby children have skyrocketed to more than forty times normal

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Harvey Wasserman: Fukushima Is Still a Disaster

The corporate media silence on Fukushima has been deafening even though the melted-down nuclear power plant’s seaborne radiation is now washing up on American beaches

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Gareth Porter: Russian Manipulation of Reactor Fuel Belies U.S. Iran Argument

In the stalemated talks between the six powers and Iran over the future of the latter’s nuclear programme, the central issue is the history of the Middle Eastern country’s relations with foreign suppliers – and especially with the Russians

Robert Dodge: David vs. Goliath: The Nuclear Zero Lawsuits

Historic lawsuits were filed against the U.S. and the eight other Nuclear Weapons States (NWS) of the world to meet their treaty obligations to disarm by the courageous tiny island nation Republic of the Marshall Islands.

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Sue Sturgis: Sweetheart Deal for Georgia Nuclear Reactors

Amount the U.S. Department of Energy is providing in loan guarantees to build two new reactors at the Vogtle nuclear power plant near Augusta, GA: $6.5 billion

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Immanuel Wallerstein: Continuing Nuclear Proliferation

It seems clear that the United States is against proliferation but is also no longer able credibly to threaten the use of military power to stop proliferation

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