New Internationalist


Issue 382

Action and further reading on Nuclear Power

World Information Service on Energy (WISE) and Nuclear Information Resource and Service (NIRS) is the information and networking centre for citizens and environmental organizations concerned about nuclear power, radioactive waste, radiation and sustainable energy issues.

Postbus 59636, 1040 LC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
tel: +31 (0)20 612 6368
fax: +31 (0)20 689 2179
email: [email protected]
web: see also

Greenpeace International
Heldringstraat 5, 1066 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
tel: +31 (0)20 718 2000
fax: +31 (0)20 514 8151
email: [email protected]

Chernobyl Children’s Project International 217 East 86th Street, P MB #275,
New York, NY 10028
tel: +1 888 227 8080
email: [email protected]

International Atomic Energy Agency is the UN agency charged with promoting global co-operation on peaceful uses of nuclear technology.
PO Box 100, Wagramer Strasse 5,
A-1400 Vienna, Austria
tel: +43 126 000
fax: +43 126 007
email: [email protected]

Kupa Piti Kungka Tjuta are the Senior Aboriginal Women from Coober Pedy, South Australia.
Irati Wanti Campaign Office, PO Box 1043, Coober Pedy, South Autralia, 5723.
tel: +61 (0)8 8672 3413
email: [email protected]

The Anti-Nuclear Alliance of Western Australia (ANAWA) is a non-profit community group campaigning for an end to the nuclear industry and the adoption of safe energy strategies.
PO Box 37, Maylands, Western Australia 6931
tel: +61 (0)8 9271 4488
fax: +61 (0)8 9371 2271
email: [email protected]

Australian Conservation Foundation has a vast collection of information on its website.
Floor 1, 60 Leicester St, Carlton,
Vic 3053, Melbourne
tel: +61 (0)3 9345 1111 or 1 800 332 510 (free call in Australia only)
fax: +61 (0)3 9345 1166

Greenpeace UK
Canonbury Villas, London, N1 2PN
tel: +44 (0)20 7865 8100
fax: +44 (0)20 7865 8200
email: [email protected]

Cumbrians Opposed to a Radioactive Environment are primarily focused on the Sellafield reprocessing facility’s operations and impact on local communities and the environment.
98 Church Street, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria LA14 2HT
tel: +44 (0)1229 833 851
fax: +44 (0)1229 812 239
email: [email protected]

Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament occasionally campaigns on nuclear power, though primarily concerned with nuclear weapons.
162 Holloway Road,
London N7 8DQ
tel: +44 (0)20 7700 2393
fax: +44 (0)20 7700 2357
email: [email protected]

The Campaign for Nuclear Phaseout (CNP) / Sortir du Nucléairerepresents a coalition of Canadian public interest organizations concerned with the environmental consequences of nuclear power generation.
412-1 Nicholas Street, Ottawa,
Ontario K1N 7B7
tel: +1 613 789 3634
fax: +1 613 241 2292
email: [email protected]

Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility (CCNR)
cp 236, Station Snowdon, Montréal, Québec H3X 3T4
fax: +1 514 489 5118
email: [email protected]

Energy Probe is a consumer and environmental research team, active in the fight against nuclear power, and dedicated to resource conservation, economic efficiency, and effective utility regulation.
225 Brunswick Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2M6
tel: +1 416 964 9223
fax: +1 416 9648239

Greenpeace Aotearoa/New Zealand
Private Bag 92507, Wellesley Street, Auckland
tel: +64 9 630 6317
fax: +64 9 630 7121

1424 16th Street NW, #404, Washington, DC 20036, US
tel: +1 202 328 0002
fax: +1 202 462 2183
email: [email protected]

Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is an independent non-profit alliance of more than 100,000 concerned citizens and scientists.
2 Brattle Square, Cambridge,
MA 02238-9105
tel: +1 617 547 5552
fax: +1 617 864 9405

FURTHER READING – Basic information about the technology, history and issues.

Nuclear Monitor, international information on nuclear issues 20 times a year. See WISE/NIRS for contact details for your region. Back issues are available free online at:

See also: Helen and Tom and the Nuclear Reactor, WISE/NIRS Nuclear Supplement special cartoon supplement. Available in English and French through WISE/NIRS (see organization contact details).

Mirage and Oasis: Energy choices in an age of global warming, New Economics Foundation, June 2005.

Rachel’s Environment & Health News, Environmental Research Foundation,

Hoodwinked in the Hothouse: G8, climate change and free-market environmentalism, Carbon Trade Watch, Transnational Institute, July 2005.

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