Antinuclear

Australian news, and some related international items

The week in nuclear news – Australia

Midst all of the Trumpian circus, and the dire problems of the pandemic, it’s hard to find news about the underlying grave problems of the climate. I did vow to stay off that subject.  But that’s hard to do, when global heating has accelerated over 2020, when it should have been a cooler year, with La Nina prevailing.   Not only accelerating – climate change is here with us. The Earthbound Report lists 10 big impacts in 2020.

But – to return to the nuclear, it hasn’t been just a background problem lately, as the Washington mayhem raises anxieties about Donald Trump’s finger on the trigger of nuclear war.

A bit of good news – The good news hidden within one of America’s darkest weeks

AUSTRALIA. 

Australian govt has quiet nuclear deal with China, but condemns Victoria-China medical research.

The Australian government’s shameful record in the Kimba nuclear dump fiasco.  Government’s Kimba nuclear waste dump slush fund – benefit goes straight to Kimba’s mayor.

Treaty – a step on the long path towards nuclear disarmament..

End of an ERA: four decades of radioactive risk come to an end at Kakadu.  Clean-up plan for Ranger uranium mine is ”woefully inadequate”.

Scott Morrison should change his mind and call Trump to end bizarre Assange saga.

 

INTERNATIONAL

Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: The Road There and the Road AheadBeatrice Fihn: How to implement the nuclear weapons ban treaty.

Multinational effort could help solve U.S.-Russia nuclear issue.

Geopolitics Of Nuclear Generation Delayed Renewables By Decades To Fossil Fuel Industry Benefit, Our Detriment.

Ten compelling reasons to stay away from nuclear power .

Judge’s refusal to extradite Julian Assange is still part of cowardly process to deny freedom of information.

 

January 11, 2021 - Posted by | Christina reviews

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