Australian news, and some related international items

Australian and other nuclear news this week

I had a hard time finding good news this week  – I’m sure that it’s happening, and very many good people are doing good things  – just not seen as newsworthy.  Here is one little bit of good news –  India outlawed scores of plastic products.

I had a hard time finding good news this week  – I’m sure that it’s happening, and very many good people are doing good things  – just not seen as newsworthy.  Here is one little bit of good news –  India outlawed scores of plastic products.

Coronavirus numbers, and deaths, continue to increase  worldwide – and the scary thing is that many cases are nor reported and recorded.

Climate – also a whole nother story – of extreme weather events in many countries – check out Radio Ecoshock  and also latest news on heat, wildfires, floods……..

There’s so much going  on – I didn’t know where to start on things nuclear this week. I got a bit fed up with all the space colonisation fervour going on, so – I wrote my own little bit about it.


Why Australia’s Labor government refuses to defend Julian Assange.

Labor must reverse Morrison’s nuclear submarine bungle to protect the nation.     AUKUS submarines: Beasts of nuclear proliferation.

Albanese’s extreme language against China is out of place now, and against Labor tradition.

Slow, expensive and no good for 1.5° target: CSIRO crushes Coalition nuclear fantasy.  Forget nuclear and simplify electrification:” The message from energy experts.   A Liberal National Party, led by Dutton and Littleproud vote on support for Queensland nuclear plants.

Scientist sheds doubt on the viability of Australia’s planned Kimba nuclear waste dump. Kimba nuclear waste dump – phase 3 in progress, but the Australian Radioactive Waste Agency (ARWA) has not completed phase 2 !

Time to speak up: water apartheid is Australia’s dirty secret.

Climate emergency actions are needed not just promises.

Australia has key role to play as clean energy reshapes Indo-Pacific relations

‘A human rights crisis in the making’: Climate activists rally in Fiji ahead of Pacific Islands Forum.     ‘Far from adequate’: former Pacific leaders group urges Australia to increase 43% emissions cut.

Climate change modelling abandoned by Abbott nine years ago restarted by government.


Nuclear war would turn oceans upside down, crash food web.

Russia and other nuclear-armed parties must be held to account for violations of non-proliferation treaty.


Following Turkish blackmail, 30 NATO states sign accession protocols for Finland, Sweden .

Nuclear myopia — Promoting nuclear power as a solution to climate change is short-sighted

Enthusiastic space travel publicity avoids mentioning radiation danger. The Corporatisation of Space.

UKRAINE. Ukrainians have sold two French-donated 155mm Caesar howitzers to Russia. Not only Russian: Ukrainian forces also are killing children.   U.N. report on crimes, human rights violations in Ukraine-Russia war includes abuses done by the Ukrainian side.  Ukraine Reform Conference – name changed to Ukraine Recovery Conference – to hide the reality of Ukraine’s endemic corruption.

JAPAN. Nuclear plant cooling system stops working for 8 hours. Nuclear power in Japan may be a mistake we are doomed to repeat. Fukushima nuclear plant compensation burden was secretly reducedWhere to in 2045? Contaminated Soil from the Nuclear Power Plant Accident: The Present Location of Interim Storage Facilities, Fukushima. Decadal trends in 137Cs concentrations in the bark and wood of trees contaminated by the Fukushima nuclear accident.

Criminal assassination of Shinzo Abe. But let us not forget Shinzo Abe’s full record as PM. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pretending that all is well at Fukushima, using this lie to promote Olympics. Japan could change pacifist constitution after Shinzo Abe victory. Japan’s Constitution Allows Nuclear Weapons, Says Shinzo Abe.



July 11, 2022 - Posted by | Christina reviews

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