Utilities Want to Convert Coal Plants to Nuclear; Skeptics Abound

Utilities Want to Convert Coal Plants to Nuclear; Skeptics Abound

This post was originally published on this siteStates and utilities are looking at placing small nuclear reactors at former coal plants, but the technology and economics remain unproven.

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Putin’s Invasion Challenges Green Aversion to Nuclear Power

Putin’s Invasion Challenges Green Aversion to Nuclear Power

This post was originally published on this siteGreater political responsibility may force them to reconcile their climate goals with the imperative of security.

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Ukraine says Russian forces disconnected Chernobyl plant from power grid

Ukraine says Russian forces disconnected Chernobyl plant from power grid

This post was originally published on this siteThe operator of the Chernobyl nuclear plant announced on Wednesday that Russian forces disconnected the facility’s power grid.Ukrenergo, the Ukrainian state-owned grid Chernobyl plant, wrote in a Telegram post that there is “no possibility” of…

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Russia accused of ‘nuclear terror’ after fire at Zaporizhzhia power plant

Russia accused of ‘nuclear terror’ after fire at Zaporizhzhia power plant

This post was originally published on this site Russian forces reportedly seized control of a Ukrainian nuclear power plant on Friday shortly after a fire broke out at the facility, intensifying global fears of a massive and unprecedented radioactive disaster. “Fallout doesn’t respect borders. This would be an international war...

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Experts: Ukraine’s nuclear power reactors on the front lines threaten another disaster ‘on par’ with Chernobyl

Experts: Ukraine’s nuclear power reactors on the front lines threaten another disaster ‘on par’ with Chernobyl

This post was originally published on this site A renowned organization comprised of U.S. and Russian physicians warned late Tuesday that a military conflict involving the two powers in Ukraine risks a nuclear “catastrophe” that could have horrific effects on all of Europe—and potentially the entire planet. In a new...

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