Investigative journalism lives! This one is brilliant. NBC4 is revealing LA’s Nuclear Secret – investigative journalism spells it out.
CLIMATE Christine Milne – We can ask every candidate about climate policy, and not vote for the polluters. Australian content removed from UNESCO climate change report. Australian govt pressured UN to remove Australian topics from climate report. Greg Hunt “didn’t know” his favoured climate report written by former Liberal candidate. Sydney experiencing heat 5 degrees above average for May.
NUCLEAR – SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Nuclear Royal Commission
- was worryingly vague about how much the taxpayer will be paying to set up the nuclear waste dump, and it’s about 40 years before any revenue from it.
- The countries that will be sending their radioactive trash will be (? politically unstable) South Asian and Middle Eastern, not USA, UK or Europe.
- Dr Andrew Allison assesses the FINAL RECOMMENDATIONS of South Australia’s Nuclear Fuel Chain Royal Commission.
- Doubts about the integrity of South Australia’s “Citizens’ Jury” nuclear waste plan. Will the Citizens’ jury be able to say NO to nuclear waste importing for South Australia?
- Business South Australia’s Nigel McBride touts nuclear waste importing plan.
Darwin at Center of Nuclear Waste Controversy.
FEDERAL. Campaign to scrap SA nuclear waste dump plans goes national. Indigenous owners put Minister Frydenberg on the spot about nuclear waste dump. Both Federal Liberal and Labor seem to support nuclear waste import, Senator Penny Wong wavers. Independent Senator Nick Xenophon wants nuclear waste referendum, but only AFTER a dump site is selected.
Greens push for Inquiry and assistance to Maralinga nuclear veterans and civilians affected.
INDIGENOUS advocate recommends both Treaty and constitutional recognition.
CLIMATE Drastic impact of climate change: NASA shows these effects. Climate change leading to mass migration crises if world does not act. Donald Trump will pull the US out of the UN global climate accord, push coal, oil. Canadian wildfires – huge release of carbon to the atmosphere. New Tar Sands Impact on Climate, Air Quality Found. ExxonMobil must be made accountable for their climate change deception.
Outcome of United Nations open-ended working group on nuclear disarmament.
Nuclear marketing propaganda abounds: USA desperately wants to market nuclear power to India, China – to Sudan, USA – to Vietnam, USA and Japan – to North Wales, UK , Russia- to Vietnam , Russia – to South East Asia, Russia– to Iran, Russia – to Africa
USA Despite Obama’s calls for nuclear disarmament, U.S. disarmament is slowest since 1980. Obama meets Hiroshima survivors, calls for a ‘Moral Revolution’ for nuclear disarmament. Hiroshima survivors tell of that day on 6th August 1945. The USA Pentagon’s budget labyrinth for a planned $1 trillion splurge.
- NBC4 is revealing LA’s Nuclear Secret – investigative journalism spells it out.
- USA using Westinghouse nuclear reactors and fuel to compete with Russia for European dominance.
- Illinois Attorney General slams nuclear bailout legislation. Exelon and its allies rally for a bailout of nuclear power, despite its known dangers.
- Change the word “renewable” to “clean” – Exelon’s plan to get taxpayer money for nuclear power.
- Nuclear energy has no place in New York State renewable energy plan.
- America’s NRC changing nuclear fee structure to help Small Nuclear reactors: Shillenberger delighted.
- Californians want to palm off their nuclear waste problem onto Texas.
- Former radioactive waste workers take legal action over their radiation caused illnesses.
- After 26 year battle for justice, Rocky Flats residents get some kind of deal from nuclear weapons plant operators.
- Death of long-term and highly respected anti nuclear activist Michael Mariotte.
CHINA readies nuclear armed submarines for the Pacific.
JAPAN. Japanese government to announce a shift away from nuclear power? Low-level nuclear waste to be buried 70 meters underground. Tokyo Accused of Cooking Fukushima Radiation Data. Fukushima clean-up chief still hunting for 600 tonnes of melted radioactive fuel.
SWEDEN heads for 100% renewable energy
IRAN. UN Agency Reports Iran Has Complied With Nuclear Deal.
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES setting a solar power trend in the Gulf.