M. V. Ramana | Courtesy: Energy Collective In October 2017, just after Puerto Rico was battered by Hurricane Maria, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry asked the audience at a conference on clean energy in Washington, D.C.: “Wouldn’t it make abundant good sense if we had small modular reactors that […]

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Edited by Nobel Prize Nominee and pediatrician Dr. Helen Caldicott, this slim volume is a particularly timely book during this second year of an American administration that has openly flirted with nuclear war with North Korea. The current American administration has brought us closer to that un-winnable scenario than we have ever been since those terrifying days in 1962.

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S.1903 – The Stranded Act Of 2017 NEIS would like to commend IL Sen. Tammy Duckworth and IL Rep. Brad Schneider for introduction of S.1903 and H.R. 3970 respectively – the “Stranded Act of 2017;” and acknowledge State Sen. Melinda Bush and Zion Mayor Al Hill for their tireless efforts to obtain much deserved community […] …read moreRead More


Kumar Sundaram | The former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh and senior leader of the opposition Congress party has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to rethink the Chutka nuclear power project proposed in the state. We urgently need suck reckoning across the political spectrum.

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MKG, the Swedish NGO Office for Nuclear Waste Review has made an unofficial translation into English of the Swedish Environmental Court opinion on the power industry’s Nuclear Waste Company SKB’s license application for a final repository for spent nuclear fuel in Forsmark, Sweden.

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The Direct Action Committee Against Nuclear War were planning a huge Good Friday march from London to Aldermaston, Berkshire, in 1958, uniting with other antinuclear groups. But they needed a symbol that would represent all the participating protesters who were marching under the banner of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND).

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A message for Okinawa from Mikhail Gorbachev Knowing now about the presence of nuclear weapons in Okinawa during the Cold War era, as revealed in a recent NHK program, my heart aches with concern that there could still be nuclear weapons stored in Okinawa. It is essential that the truth […]

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