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Nuclear – Linking Coronavirus, Climate Crisis, Sea Level and environmental concerns at NFLA meeting in Suffolk

BANNG Mar 19, 2020 In the introduction to her talk guest speaker Linda Pentz Gunter said “To put a nuclear plant (power station) on a beach is some sort of level of insanity” referring to sea level rise due to … Continue reading

Nuclear lessons from the coronavirus | Beyond Nuclear International

  No place for atomic power amidst climate chaos and pandemics By Linda Pentz Gunter There is nothing like being shut in your own home, alone with your human and animal nearest-and-dearests, to focus the mind on the crises that … Continue reading

Seven examples of nuclear technology improving food and agriculture

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Jan 24, 2020 Some of the most innovative ways being used to improve agricultural practices involve nuclear technology. Nuclear applications in agriculture rely on the use of isotopes and radiation techniques to … Continue reading

Nuclear Power Was Supposed to Solve Climate Change… What Happened? | Hot Mess

Hot Mess Apr 27, 2018 Peril & Promise is a public media initiative from WNET telling human stories of climate change and its solutions. Learn more at: at… Splitting the atom once promised to be the carbon-free energy source … Continue reading

This Concrete Dome Holds A Leaking Toxic Nuclear Timebomb | Foreign Correspondent

ABC News In-depth Nov 27, 2017 Thousands of cubic metres of radioactive waste lies buried under a concrete dome on the Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands, the legacy of over a decade of US nuclear tests in the Pacific. … Continue reading

Sea level rise is speeding up | Beyond Nuclear International

Posted on February 23, 2020 by beyondnuclearinternational By Paul Brown With sea level rise accelerating faster than thought, the risk is growing for coastal cities − and for nuclear power stations. The latest science shows how the pace of sea … Continue reading

Trump Budget Seeks Boost to Military and Nuclear Spending, Cuts to Social Programs and EPA

Feb 10, 2020 President Trump is set to unveil his 2021 budget request today. The $4.8 trillion budget would increase military spending while cutting Medicare and Medicaid, seeks $2 billion for construction of Trump’s border wall and slashes EPA spending … Continue reading

Risk of Nuclear War Rises as U.S. Deploys a New Nuclear Weapon for the First Time Since the Cold War

Democracy Now! Feb 7, 2020 The Federation of American Scientists revealed in late January that the U.S. Navy had deployed for the first time a submarine armed with a low-yield Trident nuclear warhead. The USS Tennessee deployed from Kings Bay … Continue reading

Deployment of new US nuclear warhead on submarine a dangerous step

News Time Jan 29, 2020 The US has deployed its first low-yield Trident nuclear warhead on a submarine that is currently patrolling the Atlantic Ocean, it has been reported, in what arms control advocates warn is a dangerous step towards … Continue reading

‘Low yield’ nuclear weapon added to US submarines

RT America Feb 4, 2020 The US military has added a long-range missile armed with a nuclear warhead of reduced destructive power to its arsenal. The Pentagon claims that the low-yield missile will keep Americans safer. RT America’s Rachel Blevins … Continue reading