Australian news, and some related international items

Nuclear news – Australia and beyond

Some bits of good news –  European Cities Are Turning Rooftops Into Community and Sustainability Hubs: ‘A revolution in urban planning’  Dr. Jane Goodall on climate change, planting trees, and nurturing hope.  Golden bandicoots haven’t inhabited outback NSW for more than a century, until now.


The National Radioactive Waste Management Act is racist and the Act must be amended or repealed and replaced. Indigenous owners call on the Labor government to scrap the nuclear waste dump plan. South Australia nuclear waste storage facility legal battle continues.

Despite the evidence that nuclear power is failing, and small nuclear reactors don’t exist, Australia’s right-wing politicians cling to their dream. New opposition leader Peter Dutton says that nuclear energy is not Liberal Party policy. New National Party leader pushes for small nuclear reactors. Barnaby Joyce removed as leader of the National Party, goes out spruiking for the nuclear industry. 

Australia’s nuclear submarines and nuclear proliferation obligations – how many angels can dance on a periscope? Book. Fact or Fission? The truth about Australia’s nuclear ambitions. 

No demotion for Plibersek: Deputy PM – Tanya Plibersek – at last – an Environment Minister who does care about the environment. After the Coalition’s failure, there is no higher duty than being Australia’s environment minister . Environment report ‘hidden’ by Coalition should be released immediately: Greens

‘Canaries in the coal mine’: Frogs face an uncertain future, and that’s bad news for us as well


 The need for a negotiated settlement to end the Ukraine war – Western allies discuss this.

Weapons designed to mass murder civilians, terrorize the world, and enable impunity for war crimes can no longer be relied on to “prevent war.”

Washington: NATO chief meets with Biden, Blinken, Austin, Sullivan to prolong Ukraine war .

Erdogan: Turkey will be in the forefront of the space war.

Turkish drones in Ukraine as model: Japan, U.S. to produce drones for use against China, Russia .

Small nuclear reactors may produce more, and more toxic, wastes than large ones do – new research. Nuclear waste from small modular reactors.

Current policies will bring ‘catastrophic’ climate breakdown, warn former UN leaders. 30 years on from Rio Earth Summit not that much has been achieved.

Time to Start Reducing Consumption! — harben post — Barbara Crane Navarro

There’s a scream building up in young people.

UKRAINE.   U.S. Army: Ukraine is laboratory for new warfighting doctrine.

EUROPE. Members of European Parliament and experts condemn plan to label nuclear as ”green”.


June 6, 2022 - Posted by | Christina reviews

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