The Hegemon Won’t Leave

By Leonid Savin, Oriental Review. -

While the global economy plunges into a recession, actively aided by the coronavirus pandemic, the US is already hatching plans not just for its own recovery, but also the removal of geopolitical [...]

If There Is A War In Space, Everybody Loses

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Last December, the National Defense Authorization Act that was renewed with bipartisan support in Congress authorized the creation of a new branch of the military, a space force. In January, [...]

Switzerland Switches Off Nuclear Plant As It Begins Exit From Atomic Power

By Staff, Reuters.com -

The 373-megawatt-capacity plant which opened in 1972 has generated enough electricity to cover the energy consumption of the nearby city of Bern for more than 100 years. In scenes shown live on [...]

Day 2 Of Trial For Kings Bay Plowshares 7

By Staff, Kingsbayplowshares7.org -

BRUNSWICK, GA – Today, the second day of the trial of the Kings Bay Plowshares anti-nuclear activists, the government presented the bulk of its case against the seven defendants. Military police [...]

Iran FM Zarif Arrives As Surprise Guest In G7 Venue Biarritz For Nuclear Deal Talks

By Staff, Rt.com -

Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif spent about five hours in Biarritz, France, at the sidelines of the G7 summit. He talked with French president Emmanuel Macron, who appeared to want to act as [...]

Unraveling Of Arms Control Agreements Continuing, Last Nuclear Pact’s Future Uncertain

By Andrew Osborn, Reuters.com -

The New START treaty limits the number of strategic nuclear warheads the world’s two biggest nuclear powers can deploy to no more than 1,550, the lowest level in decades. It also curbs the number [...]

A Rogue Regulator Worth Reading

By Libbe HaLevy, Beyondnuclearinternational.org -

If that unequivocal statement by former Nuclear Regulatory Commission chair Greg Jaczko were the only “confession” he made, it would be powerful enough. But in his recently published [...]

The Battle To Stop The Shoreham Nuclear Plant, Revisited

By Karl Grossman, Counterpunch.org -

“Shoreham Action is One of the Largest Held Worldwide,” was the headline in The New York Times about an event which happened 40 years ago this month. The article told of how “more than 600 [...]

Nuclear Powers Need To Disarm Before It’s Too Late

By Conn Hallinan, Fpif.org -

The recent military clash between India and Pakistan underscores the need for the major nuclear powers — the U.S., Russia, China, Britain, and France — finally to move toward fulfilling their [...]

Five Year Prison Terms Sought For Former TEPCO Executives For Fukushima

By Shunsuke Abe, Asahi.com -

Prosecutors on Dec. 26 demanded five-year prison terms for three former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Co. over the disaster caused by a tsunami slamming into the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear [...]

Report Projects DOE Coal, Nuclear Bailout Costs Could Top $34 Billion

By Emma Foehringer Merchant, Greentechmedia.com -

Analysis out this week from The Brattle Group estimates the Trump administration’s coal and nuclear support plan could cost between $9.7 billion and $17.2 billion annually. Working off of the [...]

Greenpeace Crashes Superman Drone Into Nuclear Power Plant To Expose Facility’s Dangers

By Jessica Corbett, Nationofchange.org -

"This is a highly symbolic action: it shows that spent fuel pools are very accessible, this time from the air, and therefore extremely vulnerable to attack." Greenpeace France on [...]

California’s Last Nuclear Power Plant Being Shut Down

By Staff, AP.org -

The last remaining nuclear power plant in California will begin shutting down operations in six years, after state regulators Thursday unanimously approved a plan outlining details of the [...]

Fukushima Type Scenarios At 39 US Nuclear Power Plants

By Josh Cunnings, environews.tv -

By Josh Cunnings for Enviro News - Well, there you have it. These risks are there and they are all too real. The question is: how many catastrophic nuclear disasters does humanity need to get the [...]

Plan To Subsidize Coal And Nuclear Plants Is Bonkers

By David Roberts, www.vox.com -

By David Roberts for Vox - The Trump administration has not typically put a premium on transparency or fealty to empirical fact. So it was somewhat puzzling when the Department of Energy released [...]

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