Antinuclear

Australian news, and some related international items

Australia could reduce greenhouse gas without nuclear power

Nuclear does not have the answers we need, Sydney Morning Herald, SCOTT LUDLAM, March 10, 2010 -“…….Dr Hansen argues that energy efficiency and renewable energy sources are our first-line weapons in the battle against climate change. No arguments there. In the Australian context, we have a growing body of scientific research mapping out sustainable energy scenarios that would allow us to keep the lights on while also sharply reducing greenhouse emissions. Continue reading

March 10, 2010 Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, climate change - global warming, energy | , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Australian govt quietly planning expansion of ANSTO’s nuclear facility

Central Australia to get nuclear waste dump Herald SunĀ  AAP * March 09, 2010 “…federal parliament’s public works committee is holding an inquiry into proposed extensions to the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) facility at Lucas Heights, in Sydney’s south. Continue reading

March 10, 2010 Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, politics, uranium | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

All types of nuclear reactors can be used for nuclear weapons

Nuclear does not have the answers we need, Sydney Morning Herald, SCOTT LUDLAM, March 10, 2010 -“…….claims made about the “proliferation resistance” of novel nuclear power concepts do not stand up to scrutiny.

Dr Hansen is keen on the “integral fast reactor” concept. Continue reading

March 10, 2010 Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, weapons and war | , | Leave a comment