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Signs indicating the presence of radioactive waste. Image credit: Dan Meyers/Unsplash
Ole Hendrickson | Citizen groups concerned about nuclear safety are objecting to plans in the works to abandon nuclear reactors and the radioactive waste they produce once they are shut down.
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Chalk River Laboratories, run by Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, near Chalk River, Ontario. Image: Ryan Padraic/Wikimedia Commons
Ole Hendrickson | The nearly 70-year history of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited has left a $16-billion toxic legacy of shuttered reactors, polluted lakes and groundwater, contaminated soils, and radioactive waste.
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Dennis Gruending | Revered Canadian peace activist Murray Thomson has died at age 96. Here is a post written at the time of his 90th birthday in 2012.
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MEPs in the European Parliament hold up anti-nuclear posters. Photo: European Parliament/Flickr
Ole Hendrickson | Canada is developing plans for the next generation of nuclear reactors, touted as a form of "clean growth." But there's little evidence that this technology will address climate change.
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Penney Kome | Japan's melted-down nuclear plants are the globe's most urgent and most intractable crisis.
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Redeye Collective | Ontario Power Generation wants to bury low-level nuclear waste at a site just a few hundred metres from Lake Huron, the drinking water supply for 40 million people on both sides of the border.
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John Bennett | The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission wants to transport radioactive liquid in unsafe containers 1000 km through Ontario and New York state. But environmentalists won't keep quiet about it.
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Steve Cornwell | As operators and suppliers like GE-Hitachi in Toronto look to further entrench their industry, we have to look no further than the victims of Fukushima to understand what's at stake.
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David Suzuki | Germany recently met half its energy needs with solar power and is showing the world that renewable energy is a viable solution.
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Steve Cornwell | I commemorated Chernobyl's anniversary in hopes of making clear the ongoing and horrific impacts of nuclear energy.
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John Bonnar | Angela Bischoff from the Ontario Clean Air Alliance speaks about the connection between nuclear power generation and nuclear weapons proliferation and Ontario's plans to build new nuclear projects.
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Steve Cornwell | At the end of March, the Ontario Liberals received their two-year review of the Feed-In Tariff Program. The FIT was a component of 2009's Green Energy Act that aimed to procure renewable energy.