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Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan, pictured in September 2020. Image: Seamus O'Regan/Twitter
Susan O'Donnell | Now that federal funds are flowing for new nuclear reactors, it is certain that climate activists will be refining their strategies and demands for genuine climate action.
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New Brunswick Green party Leader David Coon speaks at a climate action rally outside the office of Premier Blaine Higgs in Fredericton, September 25. Image: Joan Green​
Susan O'Donnell | Given its legacy of toxic radioactive waste, nuclear energy would not be considered "clean technology" by most Canadians. However the nuclear industry has been working hard to scrub its image.
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Russia's Akademik Lomonosov. Image: TuomoS/Wikimedia Commons
David J. Climenhaga | There's a whiff of scam about efforts to promote the idea of a small reactor manufacturing industry, which wouldn't be located in Alberta anyway.
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Ole Hendrickson | Ontario Power Generation's proposal to bury radioactive waste on the shores of Lake Huron has hit a roadblock, and it may create space for consideration of Ontario's commitment to nuclear power.
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David Suzuki | Every hour, the sun bathes the Earth with enough energy to supply our needs for more than a year. There's no reason we can't harness more of it to cut back on polluting, climate-altering fossil fuels.
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Ole Hendrickson | The renewables transition is shaking up existing power structures and meeting fierce resistance. It can happen -- but only if citizens have access to information and choose wisely among the options.
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Steve Cornwell | In a rabble interview, OFL President Sid Ryan discusses the emerging movement for jobs, justice and the climate.
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Redeye Collective | In 2011, the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear reactor in Japan experienced a triple meltdown. Japanese officials still don't have a clear idea of what has happened inside the reactor.
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Ole Hendrickson | There is a powerful appeal to freedom from reliance on centralized energy systems. Decentralization and democratization of energy go hand in hand with a transition to a more equitable society.
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Ole Hendrickson | At the World Uranium Symposium, speakers delved deeply into the links between nuclear power, nuclear weapons, climate change and renewable energy. What does it mean for sustainable energy development?
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Krystalline Kraus | There has been much concern and mobilization to stop the plan to bury low and intermediate level nuclear waste next to Lake Huron.
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David Suzuki | Ontario Power Generation wants to bury nuclear waste in a limestone repository next to Lake Huron. Many people and governments around the Great Lakes think that's a bad idea.