An Encouraging Development

NFLA media release — for immediate release, 1431 March 2017 NFLA welcomes the ‘Aberystwyth Declaration’ and echoes its call for a ‘Green Nuclear-Free Wales’ The Nuclear Free Local Authorities (NFLA) Welsh Forum warmly welcomes and fully supports the ‘Aberystwyth Declaration’ made at a packed conference of like-minded groups calling for a step-change in Welsh energy…






Regulating Geological Nuclear Disposal

The Office for Nuclear Regulation together with the Environment Agency have separately published glossy information sheets outlining their proposals for dealing with nuclear wastes now that the Government has adopted dealing with existing and proposed nuclear wastes by geological disposal underground with no intention to retrieve it For the most hazardous wastes this will mean…






Stop Press…Fukushima Disaster Continues Unabated

Readers of previous Newsletters will know of the fruitless attempts by the Japanese authorities to control and decommission the knocked out nuclear reactors at Fukushima, now some six years ago. ‘About 160,000 people evacuated a large area around the plant, some ordered by the Government to leave restricted areas and others voluntarily from other high…






A Talk With Jonathon Porritt – Audio Recording

This was originally posted on the TASC website. In October 2016 Jonathon Porritt was invited to speak at Aldeburgh by TASC. He was joined on stage by the TASC chairman, Pete Wilkinson who was the co-founder of Greenpeace UK, The meeting was very interesting and an audio recording can be found of it here. Jonathon…






Nuclear Power: Game Over

Professor Derek Abbott, a physicist and electrical engineer at the University of Adelaide, Australia, shows why the pipedreams of the pro-nuclear propagandists are precisely that. Using a wealth of empirical data illustrating global trends, he ably debunks the pro—nuclear arguments. Beyond Nuclear summarizes some of Prof. Abbotts’ key points: On China: “Nuclear apologists point to…