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Future Generations Need to Know Our Nuclear Waste Is Deadly. How Can We Tell Them? | The Nation

The Nation Uploaded on Jan 3, 2017 Nuclear waste can be harmful for tens of thousands or even hundreds of thousands of years. How can people today even imagine what society will be like over those types of time periods? … Continue reading

Donald Trump’s nuclear expansion tweet ‘one of the most frightening things’, says Noam Chomsky | The Independent

The linguist and scholar has previously compared Donald Trump’s campaign pledges and rhetoric to Nazi Germany KHALIL MAZRAAWI/AFP/Getty Images http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/donald-trump-nuclear-expansion-tweet-noam-chomsky-weapons-arsenal-twitter-a7491921.html The US and Russia already own more than 93 per cent of nuclear warheads in the world Rachael Revesz @RachaelRevesz … Continue reading

Donald Trump calls for greater US nuclear capabilities

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“Absolutely Frightening”: Greenpeace on Trump’s Call for a New Nuclear Arms Race

Donald Trump: US must greatly expand nuclear capabilities – BBC News

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38410027 The president-elect, who takes office next month, said the US must take such action “until such time as the world comes to its senses regarding nukes”. His spokesman later said that he was referring to the need to prevent … Continue reading

From Climate Change to Nuclear War, Noam Chomsky Warns of Literal Threats to Our Survival

Democracy Now! Published on Dec 6, 2016 http://democracynow.org – On Monday night, Democracy Now! celebrated its 20th anniversary at the historic Riverside Church in New York City. Among those who addressed more than 2,000 attendants was world-renowned linguistic Noam Chomsky, … Continue reading

Australia’s Overflowing Nuclear Waste Dumps

Journeyman Pictures Published on Apr 29, 2015 The Nuclear Impasse (1999) – Australia’s growing nuclear waste problem means some lobby groups want it buried in the desert, but the long-term implications could be catastrophic. Subscribe to Journeyman for daily uploads: … Continue reading

Japan Fukushima nuclear plant ‘clean-up costs double’ – BBC News

28 November 2016 Japan’s government estimates the cost of cleaning up radioactive contamination and compensating victims of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster has more than doubled, reports say. The latest estimate from the trade ministry put the expected cost at … Continue reading

Australia’s indigenous oppose nuclear waste storage

Al Jazeera English Published on Nov 27, 2016 Battle lines are being drawn over a plan by Australia’s government to store nuclear waste at a remote site. The organisation responsible for the waste insists it is safe but the local … Continue reading

Pilgrim’s Progress: Inside the American Nuclear-Waste Crisis – The New Yorker

When Cape Cod’s Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station closes, in 2019, it will still be home to some eight hundred tons of spent fuel. COURTESY PAUL RIFKIN On a mild September day in 2012, Paul Rifkin asked a friend with a … Continue reading