Possible aircraft attack There has been a lot of contemplation over the consequences of occurrence of an attack by a large aircraft similar to the 2001 World Trade Centre attack in New York. This time the target being a nuclear facility aiming at radioactive materials. Studies show that nuclear reactors would be robust as compared […]
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On June 24 the Exelon Nuclear Plant Health and Wellness Fair was held. It brought together families who enjoyed the opportunity to celebrate wellness as well as one another.
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The Former defence force chief Peter Cosgrove has pleaded for Australia to embrace nuclear power, criticising the “daily scrapping” between politicians about climate change. Addressing a business breakfast in Perth, General Cosgrove said strong action was crucial and it was “almost immoral” to export uranium to less technologically advanced and stable countries to use in […]
An increasing number of countries are expanding their nuclear generating capacity, while environmentalists are still split over the issue.
Goronwy Price, environmentalist, adventurer and businessman will be standing for EFN-Australia in the Bradfield by-election on December 5. Your first opportunity to vote for substantial climate action !
The Age yesterday released an Age/Nielsen poll demonstrating that 49% of Australians believed nuclear should be on the nation’s list of potential power options, with 43% opposed. This is a major change from a level of just 38% in a 2006 Newspoll, with 51 per cent opposed.
According to the most recent Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change**, nuclear has greater potential for greenhouse abatement by 2030 than any other energy source, and is second only to hydroelectricity in least cost per tonne of CO2 saved.
With all the political talk about emissions targets, it is hard to get a solid reference point. Here is one such reference. Taking the long term sustainable emissions level from the Stern Review (UK Government 2007), we find that a 97% emissions cut will ultimately be required in Australia’s case.