In our first Nuclear Free News update of 2023 you can read about why nuclear power is an unnecessary distraction to a renewable future, learn about the issues with Japan's plan to release radioactive water from Fukushima into the ocean, various parliamentarians on the importance of signing the TWPN and the potential risks and learnings around Rio Tinto's recent missing radioactive capsule in WA.
Nuclear too expensive and not needed
Energy scientists show obsolescence of nuclear power in an all-renewable future
Nuclear power is just a slow and expensive distraction - Nuclear Consulting Group
Despite recent breakthroughs in nuclear fusion, renewables remain the most important technology for reaching net zero.
Submissions into the Inquiry on Nuclear Power
Download and read a list of submissions from Friends of the Earth, the Medical Association for the Prevention of War and others.
The Nuclear Truth Project - webinar on the proposed release of radioactive waste water from the Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific oceans
War, Weapons & SubsStatement by the Parliamentary Friends of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
Nuclear weapons fundamentally undermine our peace and humanity. The members of this cross-party group are ready to work constructively with the Albanese government to ensure Australia becomes a state party to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
Aukus won’t undermine Australia’s stance against nuclear weapons - Penny Wong
Missing radioactive capsule in WA
Rio Tinto’s radioactive capsule
The recent loss – and recovery – of a radioactive capsule in Western Australia’s vast landscape is just another chapter in the state’s history of nuclear misadventure.
Radioactive capsule in WA has been found, but what happens when one is picked up instead?
Examples of cases where a similar source has caused terrible consequences. And measures to prevent this from happening again.