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“Goodbye to Nuclear Power Plants” Rally attracted 170,000 people

7/1617.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Those 27,000 Nukes

How to ban nuclear bombs and save the planet With just 50 of the world's 27,000 nuclear weapons having the capacity to kill an amazing 200 million people, you'd reckon that nations would thump their parliamentary tables and ban those bombs completely. After all, only nine countries have nuclear bombs. Yet despite active campaigns involving millions of people, five decades after the first nuclear bomb was dropped on Hiroshima in Japan, an international convention to ban the bomb has still not…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Flying showers and parties

Asilent boat crept past the other day. A triangular red sail, slungaslant as if in Arabia, flapped in the calm above a man at least as oldas I am, lean and tanned, who paddled, gondola-fashion, from the stern.Progress was stately, slowed by the occasional brush with anoverhanging willow tree.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Enough to make your eyes water

Even good old H2O can’t escape the spindoctors….…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - The Dirt on Nuclear

It used to be that No way!; and nuclear belonged in the same sentence. But as the international community scrambles for solutions to address the problems associated with climate change, now were being told that nuclear energy is clean and green. Pacific commentator and campaigner Nic Maclellan joins todays team to dish up the very extensive pile of dirt on the nuclear alternative: the problems of waste that wont go away; the world-wide radioactive fallout from operational plants to date; and…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Japan's tragedy: a wake-up call?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara says that a few centuries from now, if civilization as we know it still exists, history will judge us harshly. Will we ever learn?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The draining away of aid

The *New Internationalist* sketches some of the drains en route, and just where the flows end up.…

  • Tue Sep 6 08:09:37 2016
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It isn’t green energy causing killer bills

Ruth London from Fuel Poverty Action says it is misleading to present renewables as an extra cost for hard-up customers.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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