Nuclear news – week to 25 September
A bit of good news. Water voles are back in the swim of things on the River Ver.
A powerful minority makes the nuclear decisions, in a strategy of concealment.
Alarmed by Risk of Nuclear Escalation among Major Powers, Speakers in General Assembly Warn Growing Distrust, Divisions Are Driving Multilateral System towards Dysfunction.
We’re Being Prepared For The Ukraine War To Last Into The 2030s.
Nuclear. So much stuff about impending war – it’s almost exhausting, but little concern for the soldiers,
On the strictly nuclear front – I’m amazed that the Western media can go on about nuclear submarines, and pretty much ignore their waste problem. The Russian experience – Andreyeva Bay – should give everyone pause to worry about this.
CLIMATE. Elephant In The Climate Room: Rocket Launches.
ENVIRONMENT. Water. Cooling system at Zaporizhzhya stabilised – but military action in the area continues
HEALTH. Mental health. The Ukrainian Morale in the Battlefield: A Snapshot
HISTORY. Our nuclear legacy and the weight of history.
LEGAL. Sizewell C seeks outside investment as Together Against Sizewell C Limited (TASC) granted permission to appeal against the project. Campaigners win permission to appeal against Sizewell C Nuclear Power Station ruling. Nuclear bomb test veterans relaunch legal action.
MEDIA. New York Time’s Incredibly Low Bar for Labeling Someone ‘Pro-Putin’.
NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGY. Bill Gates’ nuclear firm Terrapower fears falling behind in Small Nuclear Reactor race.
OPPOSITION to NUCLEAR . Floating for Peace on the Golden Rule. Time to arrest deployment of nuclear weapons in Constable’s County, Nuclear Free Local Authorities tell Ministers. If Fukushima water is safe, store it in Japan, says Prime Minister of Solomon Islands. In Kenya, police break up an environmental meeting that was explaining nuclear hazards.
PERSONAL STORIES. Nuclear test veteran from Ipswich among first to receive medal.
POLITICS. UK. Conflating councils with communities causes confusion in nuclear dump areas. Sizewell C nuclear, if built, will be late and obsolete. Tory MP inexplicably asks for nuclear powered frigates. EDF and French government clash over nuclear strategy. Building Irish nuclear energy plants ‘does not make economic sense’, Eamon Ryan, Green Party leader. USA -another reason to oppose expanding nuclear power.
USA. “Republicans for Ukraine”s refreshingly honest Ukraine war ad
Crown prince confirms Saudi Arabia will seek nuclear arsenal if Iran develops one.
POLITICS INTERNATIONAL and DIPLOMACY.
SAFETY. Possibly contaminated iron scraps from near Fukushima plant sold
SECRETS and LIES. This War Wasn’t Just Provoked — It Was Provoked Deliberately. New York Times exposes Zelensky lie about Donbass missile strike. US government and media lying about Ukrainian counteroffensive – Seymour Hersh. Canadian parliament and its visitor Zelensky applaud Nazi Waffen SS veteran (VIDEO).
WASTES. South Korea will expand the number of spots for water testing amid concerns over the release of nuclear waste from Japan’s crippled Fukushima power plant. China not invited to participate in nuclear water testing – Chinese embassy in Japan.
WAR and CONFLICT. The President’s Power To Launch Nuclear Weapons Highlights A Troubling Paradox In U.S. Strategy. ‘Biden’s phase’ of Ukraine war is beginning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KIqR3ORYLE Cannon Fodder: Number of Ukrainian Amputee Soldiers Going Through the Roof. NATO Chief Admits NATO Expansion Was Key to Russian Invasion of Ukraine. Is World War III About to Start? Part I: Drift Toward War.
WEAPONS and WEAPONS SALES. Pentagon exempts Ukraine operations from potential government shutdown. The risk that nuclear weapons could be used is tremendous – Finnish President on war in Ukraine. White House Close To Providing Kiev With Cluster-Armed ATACMS. Ukraine could get long-range missiles armed with U.S. cluster bombs. Poland Says It’s No Longer Arming Ukraine Amid Grain Spat.
Russia shows N Korea’s Kim hypersonic missiles, nuclear-capable bombers. Maintaining the USA nuclear arsenal, at $750 billion over the next decade. Yes, nuclear weapons are immoral. They’re also, practically speaking, useless. Okinawa Disproves The US Narrative About Overseas Bases.
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