Antinuclear

Australian news, and some related international items

Copeland Council remove “Support” for deep geological dumping of nuclear waste —

Continuous Miner Machine – for making very big holes in the ground for example deep under the Irish Sea or Ennerdale or the Solway – Cumbria County Council have voted to bring this infrastructure to Cumbria when they said yes to West Cumbria Mining. Spot the difference? The Whitehaven News has reported that […]

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Radioactive Nuclear Waste Lies: Holtec Nuclear Waste Cans at San Onofre; Plus Tritiated Water Can Be Filtered — Mining Awareness +

Prior to Donna Gilmore’s segment on Holtec, at 27 minutes, is a segment by Gordon Edwards https://youtu.be/tkpOfQ6cNgI. It is important to know, that contrary to what seems to be implied by Gordon Edwards, tritium/tritiated water CAN be separated-filtered, because it has different characteristics from regular water, as we posted over 4 1/2 years ago: https://miningawareness.wordpress.com/2015/04/13/recovery-of-tritium-from-tritiated-waste-water-cost-effectiveness-analysis/ %5B…%5D

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November 8 Energy News — geoharvey

Opinion: ¶ “Colorado’s Cleanest Energy Options Are Also Its Cheapest” • Of all the states in the US, Colorado may be the best prepared for a genuine, large-scale energy transition. Colorado has enormous potential for renewable energy, most of which is as yet untapped. Gov Jared Polis campaigned on a promise to target 100% clean […]

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Tuvalu heads for 35% renewables with $6m solar and storage grant — RenewEconomy

ADB grant to install rooftop solar, storage and ground mounted PV across Tuvalu promises to take daytime electricity supply to 35%, and 100% at times. The post Tuvalu heads for 35% renewables with $6m solar and storage grant appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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New Zealand passes historic zero carbon bill with near unanimous bipartisan support — RenewEconomy

New Zealand passes landmark legislation enshrining its zero-carbon target into law with bipartisan support, although concerns linger about plans to tackle agricultural emissions. The post New Zealand passes historic zero carbon bill with near unanimous bipartisan support appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Wind and solar kill coal and nuclear on costs, says latest Lazard report — RenewEconomy

Lazard’s annual analysis shows wind and solar costs continue to fall, and now match even the “marginal” costs of coal and nuclear, and are a fraction of their overall costs. The post Wind and solar kill coal and nuclear on costs, says latest Lazard report appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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US Senator Markey Blasts NRC Decision to Exempt Holtec from Emergency Planning Requirements for Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station — Mining Awareness +

Because Holtec is private, we don’t even know, for certain, who owns it. It is believed to be owned by India born and raised Kris Pal Singh, its CEO. He imports many foreign workers, as well. Holtec’s partner for nuclear dismantlement is Canada’s SNC-Lavalin. Both Holtec and SNC-Lavalin have documented track-records of bribery-corruption. Holtec seems […]

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It could be a perilous decade for the Paris climate agreement — Energy in Demand – Sustainable Energy – Rod Janssen

Recently Chile had to withdraw hosting the next climate conference due to domestic problems and thankfully Madrid will now host it. A recent Guardian article showed that of the 184 national Paris pledges made, 136 are judged insufficient. Then this week President Trump announced that the US will leave the Paris climate agreement at the […]

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