1 Year after Fukushima, Prez Cand Stein (G) calls for 100% renewable energy economy

Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein marked the first anniversary of the Fukushima meltdown, and the resultant deaths and estimated $250 billion in cleanup costs, by calling for a Green New Deal to begin an immediate move to a 100% renewable energy economy

Green Party PA: Close all 9 nuclear reactors

The Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA, http://www.gpofpa.org)  called for the closing and decommissioning of the state’s five nuclear power plants, which contain nine operating nuclear reactors. The Green Party also rejected the idea of building more nuclear plants in the Commonwealth. GPPA Chairperson I.K. Samways from Allegheny County explained, The Fukushima nuclear power plant catastrophe in Japan is a wakeup call that […]

Today 6/11/11: Anti-nuke rally in NYC (and report on rallies in Japan)

Today, in New York City, you can attend an anti-nuke rally, in solidarity with Japan: June 11th, 1PM at Tompkins Square Park (9th Street and Avenue A, New York, NY 10009) For more info, email: 311newyork at gmail dot com jfissures.wordpress.com There are lots of reports of the anti-nuke protests in Japan on Twitter. There […]

What kind of anniversary is this? Reflections and a movie about nuclear technology

Today, May 21st, is the anniversary of the first nuclear bomb, dropped over the island of Bikini Atoll. It is interesting to notice that in many of the news items about the anniversary, it was described as a test of the “hydrogen” bomb, instead of using the word “nuclear”. I would imagine that at this […]

What is happening in Japan: Meltdown at Unit 1 and more…

The video below was recommended via e-mail by David McReynolds of War Resisters and Green Party fame. My usual source for good, nuclear news and updates is NIRS, Nuclear Information and Resource Service. – KW About the video: Updates about nuclear crisis in Japan. Arnie Gundersen from Fairewinds says Fukushima’s gaseous and liquid releases continue […]

Explaining nuclear meltdown and how it could affect the US

This information is from a previous article at Before Its News, from March 12, 2011, explaining meltdown (then, seen as possible) and the consequences for the United States. It includes a specific explanation of what a “nuclear meltdown” is and what will happen if there is a nuclear meltdown at Fukushima. Excerpt from Before Its […]

Update from NIRS: Nuclear Crisis in Japan takes turn for the worse

6930 Carroll Avenue, #340, Takoma Park, MD 20912; 301-270-6477 www.nirs.org UPDATE: NUCLEAR CRISIS IN JAPAN TAKES TURN FOR THE WORSE IMPLICATIONS (AND ACTIONS) FOR U.S. NUCLEAR POWER Sunday, March 13, 2011, 6:30 pm Dear Friends, The nuclear crisis in Japan has taken a turn for the worse this afternoon, as Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) has […]

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