In our June Nuclear Free News update you can read about the great news that Australia has agreed to join the First State Parties Meeting in Vienna, a significant step towards signing the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), the responses to the Nationals and Coalition's push for nuclear power after 9 years of inaction on the issue, and the costs of nuclear submarines for Australia.
Even if Millmerran power station’s carbon capture plan succeeds, it will only eliminate 2.1% of emissions. Plus: nuclear still costlier than renewables.
The European Commission’s highly controversial plan to label gas and nuclear as sustainable energy sources was on Tuesday struck down by two key parliamentary committees: the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee and the Environment and Public Health and Food Safety Committee.
Traditional owners attempting to block the construction of a nuclear waste dump in South Australia have told a court the federal government has already approved plans to begin earthworks, despite an active legal challenge.
Australia will attend – as an observer – a UN meeting of countries that have outlawed nuclear weapons, parties to a treaty Anthony Albanese championed in opposition and committed Labor to ratifying in government.
New analysis says ‘megaprojects’ often end up costing more than projected and predicts inflation will impact on defence budgets