nuclear

A new solution -- and a clear one -- is needed for nuclear plants

Japan's crisis has Canadians wondering how prepared we are for trouble closer to home.

Is Canada prepared for a nuclear disaster?

Ottawa's invested too much and grown too close to act as an independent regulator, critics say.

Groups file Freedom of Information Act for data on Japanese radiation documents

Friends of the Earth (FOE), the Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS) and Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) – announced today that they have filed a Freedom of Information Act (...

Increased thyroid cancer from radiation upsurge not expected here...for now

Many government agencies have correctly stated that there now seems to be minimal preventable risk to North Americans from an airborne radioactive iodine release from a Japanese power plant.  ...

Hiroshima Day: we're all connected

This year marks the 65th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan on August 6th and 9th, 1945. The Associated Press reports for the first time in these 65 years, the US sent...

Think Outside the Bomb youth group proposes non-violent solutions

To commemorate the 65th anniversary of the detonation of the first atomic bomb, I travelled to Tularosa, New Mexico, a small community directly affected by radioactive fallout from the Trinity...