Nuclear Energy

California’s last nuclear plant to close after unanimous vote by regulators

California’s last nuclear power plant — Diablo Canyon, whose contentious birth helped shape the modern environmental movement — will close in 2025, state utility regulators decided Thursday.
Photograph: Lance Iversen, SFC
via California’s last nuclear plant to close after unanimous vote by regulators – San Francisco Chronicle.

Read more »

Recent Posts

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Warns That Nuclear War Is One ‘Tantrum Away’

“We have avoided nuclear war not through prudent leadership but good fortune,” said Beatrice Fihn, at the award ceremony in Oslo.
Photograph: Norsk Telegambyra As/Reuters
Source: The Huffington Post

Read more »

Russian nuclear facility denies it is source of high radioactivity levels

Greenpeace calls for investigation after levels of ruthenium-106 in atmosphere near Urals site found to be 986 times norm.
Photograph: Martin Argles for the Guardian
Source: The Guardian

Read more »

US nuclear arsenal to cost $1.2tn over next 30 years, independent CBO report finds

CBO finds total price tag marks 25% increase from previous estimate.

Source: The Guardian 

Read more »

Recent Headlines