Recent Nuclear News

  • Nataraja and nuclear research blend at CERN, Geneva 18 Nov 2017 08:05 Meri News At European Organization for Nuclear Research, Geneva, is installed the imposing idol of Nataraja. Patron deity of all dance exponents, it stood for the primal rhythmic energy and the cosmic dance of the universe. According to CERN, the Nataraja stands as …
  • Mysterious and 'exotic' cosmic rays are slamming the Earth and no one knows why 18 Nov 2017 07:12 International Business Times The Earth is being slammed with an immense amount of mysterious cosmic rays from outer space. However, scientists still don't know why our planet is being showered with these anti-matter particles and are yet to discover the source of the particles. …
  • What Happened (and Didn’t) at the Bonn Climate Talks 18 Nov 2017 06:25 International Herald Tribune Under the 2015 Paris agreement, nearly 200 nations submitted individual pledges to curb their greenhouse-gas emissions and wealthy countries promised to deliver aid — amounting to at least $100 billion per year by 2020 — to help poor countries develop …
  • What does the Church really teach about nuclear war? 18 Nov 2017 03:15 CNA Vatican City, Nov 17, 2017 / 07:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A Vatican conference discussing “A World Free From Nuclear Weapons,” held Nov. 10-11, is the latest step in a long-term commitment from the Holy See to work for nuclear disarmament, which …
  • Nuclear energy and climate change 18 Nov 2017 02:00 Irish Times Sir, – Further to the article “Warning that Ireland will not achieve renewable energy targets without wind”, News, November 15th), wind energy has done very little to reduce Ireland’s emissions in the 20 years since we have been building wind turbines. We …
  • What if it was John McDonnell delivering the Budget... 18 Nov 2017 01:47 Charleston Daily Mail Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has been on a charm offensive, touring TV and radio studios to explain how he alone can end the era of Tory-imposed austerity which he claims is destroying Britain. Projecting an image of caring pragmatism, the man who has …
  • As Trump administration touts coal at U.N. gathering, U.S. cities and states target climate change 18 Nov 2017 01:20 Los Angeles Times The official U.S. delegation in Bonn, led by Trump’s special assistant on energy and the environment, George David Banks, was unabashedly proactive in getting out its message at its only official appearance. Even though the conference as a whole aimed to …
  • Mix of solar and nuclear will secure Ghana’s energy – Kufuor 18 Nov 2017 00:17 Ghana MMA Business News of Friday, 17 November 2017 Source: atinkaonline.com 2017-11-17 Former President John Agyekum Kufuor Ghana’s former President, John Agyekum Kufuor, has underscored the need for the country to join the race in making solar and nuclear energy …
  • Sustainable Energy To Boost Ghanaian Industrial Sector---According To Rosatom 17 Nov 2017 23:27 Modern Ghana Russian State Nuclear Energy Corporation Rosatom recently shared its best practices with participants of the Ghana Industrial Summit and Exhibition (GISE 2017) conference, which embraced international experts and high-level governmental officials. The …
  • McClaughry: A global renewable energy power play 17 Nov 2017 22:38 Vermont Business Magazine by John McClaughry Here’s an interesting insight into the arcane world of global renewable energy politics, based on the October 30 column in Forbes by widely-read energy blogger Rod Adams. Last week the annual “Conference of Parties” (COP23), the …
  • Radioactive leaks at Illinois nuclear plants 17 Nov 2017 22:33 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer Photo: Madison Hopkins, AP This Oct. 17, 2017 photo shows the Braidwood Nuclear Generating Station in Braceville, Ill. Radioactive waste continues to pour from Exelon's Illinois nuclear power plants more than a decade after discovery of chronic leaks …
  • Germany and coal 17 Nov 2017 21:36 NWAOnline Germany is widely seen as a world leader in the fight against climate change. Thanks to its investments in renewable power, wind and solar energy provide a third of its electricity, more than double the U.S. share. Germany’s goal to lower carbon-dioxide …
  • Nuclear safety board warns of trouble ahead at Hanford, but could lose role under Trump 17 Nov 2017 21:23 The Seattle Times Nuclear safety board report finds serious problems persist with a massive facility to help treat Hanford’s chemical and radioactive wastes. The report comes as the Trump administration considers a proposal to downsize or do away with the independent …
  • The curious journey of Carter Page, the former Trump adviser who can’t stay out of the spotlight 17 Nov 2017 21:15 Palm Beach Post Carter Page, PhD, is texting us in big paragraphs, from somewhere in New York, about his upended life.  "It's sort of like an extended plebe year ..." he writes.  (At Page's alma mater, the U.S. Naval Academy, first-year plebes endure a …
  • SCE&G offers up plan to deal with scrapped nuclear deal 17 Nov 2017 20:25 Berkeley Independent SCANA’s South Carolina Electric & Gas Company proposed a solution to issues following the shuttered Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Generating Station construction project. The plan is to significantly reduce costs for residential and commercial industrial …
  • BGA investigation: Radioactive leaks at Exelon’s Illinois nuclear plants 17 Nov 2017 20:24 The Rock River Times By Brett Chase & Madison Hopkins  Better Government Association Radioactive waste continues to pour from Exelon’s Illinois nuclear power plants more than a decade after the discovery of chronic leaks led to national outrage, a $1.2 million government …
  • Day & Zimmermann Names Shelby Barbier Vice President of Nuclear Operations 17 Nov 2017 20:11 GlobeNewswire Shelby Barbier Shelby Barbier, Vice President of Nuclear Operations Day & Zimmermann PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Day & Zimmermann (D&Z), the century-old, family-owned provider of construction and engineering, staffing and …
  • Probe Finds Ongoing Radioactive Leaks at Illinois Nuclear Plants 17 Nov 2017 20:10 Voice of America Radioactive waste continues to pour from Exelon's Illinois nuclear power plants more than a decade after the discovery of chronic leaks led to national outrage, a $1.2 million government settlement and a company vow to guard against future accidents, …
  • Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan: Trump's climate COP-out and the movement it has unleashed 17 Nov 2017 19:31 www.madison.com BONN, Germany — The nations of the world are here to discuss the next steps to implement the Paris agreement, the global pact hammered out two years ago to confront climate change. All the nations, that is, except the United States. This is the first …
  • Nuclear watchdogs warn of trouble ahead at Hanford, but could lose role under Trump 17 Nov 2017 19:29 The Seattle Times Nuclear safety board report finds serious problems persist with a massive facility to help treat Hanford’s chemical and radioactive wastes. The report comes as the Trump administration considers a proposal to downsize or do away with the independent …
  • 'Mossad Agent' Sentenced to Death: Who's Targeting Iran's Nuclear Scientists? 17 Nov 2017 19:07 Sputnik International Opinion 21:05 17.11.2017Get short URL The killings of Iranian nuclear scientists have prompted political analysts to assume during an interview with Sputnik that Israel could have been behind the sabotage of Tehran's atomic program. An Israeli …
  • Radioactive leaks at Illinois nuclear plants 17 Nov 2017 18:31 4-traders Radioactive waste continues to pour from Exelon'sIllinois nuclear power plants more than a decade after the discovery of chronic leaks led to national outrage, a $1.2 million government settlement and a company vow to guard against future accidents, …
  • The truth about Jon Gruden and Tennessee coaching search 17 Nov 2017 17:42 Palm Beach Post KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Jon Gruden-to-Tennessee “Grumors” are in full effect. Reporters are fruitlessly staking out airports. Bloggers are looking to out-sensationalize one another. Don’t kill the messenger, Vols fans, but it’s extremely unlikely that …
  • Civil nuclear cooperation 'important pillar' of India-France engagement: Sushma Swaraj 17 Nov 2017 16:36 The Economic Times External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today that civil nuclear cooperation was an "important pillar" of India's engagement with France and the two countries have discussed "concrete ways" to expeditiously implement the 9,900 …
  • Swedish utility to invest in nuclear reactors 17 Nov 2017 15:11 The Republic COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Swedish utility Vattenfall will invest 900 million kronor ($107 million) to update two reactors at Sweden’s largest nuclear plant, saying the Ringhals facility will continue to supply electricity into the 2040s. Torbjorn Wahlborg, a …