Antinuclear

Australian news, and some related international items

Money, Money, Money, or perhaps not. Plan to dump nuclear waste in the Flinders Ranges –

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‘Scorpion‘ robot mission inside Fukushima reactor aborted — Fukushima 311 Watchdogs

December 8, 2019 A “scorpion” robot sent into a Japanese nuclear reactor to learn about the damage suffered in a tsunami-induced meltdown had its mission aborted after the probe ran into trouble, Tokyo Electric Power company said Thursday. TEPCO, the operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant, sent the remote-controlled device into the No. 2 reactor […]

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Radiation levels inside Fukushima high enough to kill robot sent to clean — Fukushima 311 Watchdogs

December 6, 2019 A remote-controlled cleaning robot sent into a damaged reactor at Japan‘s Fukushima nuclear plant had to be removed Thursday before it completed its work because of camera problems most likely caused by high radiation levels. It was the first time a robot has entered the chamber inside the Unit 2 reactor since […]

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High-level radiation hot spots found at J-Village, the starting point of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay — Fukushima 311 Watchdogs

The Japan leg of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic torch relay will start at a the J-Village soccer facility in Fukushima Prefecture. Tokyo, Japan, 4 December 2019 – High-level radiation hot spots have been found at the sports complex where the 2020 Tokyo Olympic torch relays will begin, according to a survey to be released by […]

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December 8 Energy News — geoharvey

Opinion: ¶ “Love Your Home” • Energy giant and offshore wind leader Ørsted is on a mission. In January, the company launched a children’s book, Is This My Home? It is urging parents to talk about the environmentally-friendly things they do every day like recycling, riding bikes, choosing public transport, or having a more plant-based […]

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Electricity prices set to plummet as strong wind and solar investment kicks in — RenewEconomy

Latest electricity price predictions from AEMC sees wind, solar and storage driving massive reductions in electricity prices over next three years. The post Electricity prices set to plummet as strong wind and solar investment kicks in appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Coalition embraces the 50% renewables target it said was “reckless” — RenewEconomy

Taylor details emissions forecasts “to the last tonne” that reveal Coalition expects to reach 50% renewables target it had described as reckless. The post Coalition embraces the 50% renewables target it said was “reckless” appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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