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Nuclear

# nuclear - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘No health threat to Irish people’ as four UK nuclear reactors are shut down Its Pronounced Nu-cular

‘No health threat to Irish people’ as four UK nuclear reactors are shut down

The old cracking in the boiler spine playing havoc again.

# nuclear - Friday 8 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised about Irish nuclear risk Sellafield

Concerns raised about Irish nuclear risk

Sinn Féin have reacted to the potential harm that health and safety lapses at the controversial Sellafield plant could have.

# nuclear - Friday 1 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie An Taisce loses legal challenge to British nuclear power station Nuclear

An Taisce loses legal challenge to British nuclear power station

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales ruled against the Irish body today over the Hinkley Point power plant project.

# nuclear - Sunday 15 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Nuclear energy is the cleanest, safest, and cheapest – why do we continue to reject it? Nuclear

Opinion: Nuclear energy is the cleanest, safest, and cheapest – why do we continue to reject it?

Fossil fuels are messy, costly, dangerous to workers and killing our planet. Nuclear energy could be the answer if we let go of illogical, emotional arguments against it.

# nuclear - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: A green lifestyle is a nice but trivial gesture – we must focus on nuclear fusion Climate Change

Opinion: A green lifestyle is a nice but trivial gesture – we must focus on nuclear fusion

Is nuclear fusion the answer to the world energy crisis? It might be the only future hope to power our planet.

# nuclear - Sunday 11 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These shots reveal just how desolate Fukushima is now Japan This post contains videos

These shots reveal just how desolate Fukushima is now

The entire area around the nuclear disaster site remains empty.

# nuclear - Saturday 3 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The King of Monsters, America, and the legacy of the bomb – will Godzilla be done justice? Lost In Translation

Opinion: The King of Monsters, America, and the legacy of the bomb – will Godzilla be done justice?

Director Gareth Edwards must balance the demands of a big budget blockbuster with the historical and cultural importance of Godzilla. Not a simple task, as previous versions have shown.

# nuclear - Saturday 26 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 28 years on and the struggle continues for those affected by the world’s biggest nuclear disaster Chernobyl Anniversary

28 years on and the struggle continues for those affected by the world’s biggest nuclear disaster

The increasingly volatile situation in strife-torn Ukraine is raising new fears for Chernobyl.

# nuclear - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘A ticking timebomb’: contamination shield at Chernobyl delayed due to Ukrainian crisis Chernobyl

‘A ticking timebomb’: contamination shield at Chernobyl delayed due to Ukrainian crisis

Adi Roche said that a large amount of “highly unstable” radioactive material was still present at the site of the 1986 disaster.

# nuclear - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Warning that North Korea could be carrying out a new nuclear test Test Site

Warning that North Korea could be carrying out a new nuclear test

If the country goes ahead with the test, it could be a ‘game changer’, South Korea’s foreign minister has warned

# nuclear - Sunday 20 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Green Party has ‘maintained its shape under enormous pressure’: Mark Dearey looks to Brussels European Elections

Green Party has ‘maintained its shape under enormous pressure’: Mark Dearey looks to Brussels

Currently a Dundalk town councillor, Dearey will be running in the new Midlands-North-West constituency.

# nuclear - Saturday 5 April, 2014

From Business ETC Boeing is allowed to sell spare aircraft parts to Iran – but not new planes Trade

Boeing is allowed to sell spare aircraft parts to Iran – but not new planes

This is the first time the US has issued a license of this kind since the 1979 embargo.

# nuclear - Sunday 30 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Meet the former Rainbow Warrior hoping to help the Greens surf back to electoral success… Grace O'sullivan

Meet the former Rainbow Warrior hoping to help the Greens surf back to electoral success…

Former surf champion Grace O’Sullivan’s prioritising jobs in the area of maritime tourism, as she bids for a seat in the ten county ‘Ireland South’ constituency.

# nuclear - Thursday 27 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘With a few surviving classmates, I stepped carefully over the dead and dying’ Nuclear Weapons

Column: ‘With a few surviving classmates, I stepped carefully over the dead and dying’

As a 13-year old schoolgirl, Setsuko Thurlow became a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Her harrowing testimony is a continuing reminder of the importance of nuclear disarmament, writes Jamie Walsh.

# nuclear - Thursday 6 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning, need the news as you start your day? It’s all here.

# nuclear - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nuclear talks back on in Vienna — but little optimism a deal can be agreed Curbs

Nuclear talks back on in Vienna — but little optimism a deal can be agreed

Iran and six world powers are hoping to reach a final deal on Tehran’s controversial nuclear programme.

# nuclear - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish challenge against ‘unlawful’ British nuclear plant starts tomorrow An Taisce

Irish challenge against ‘unlawful’ British nuclear plant starts tomorrow

An Taisce claims permission for a new plant at Hinkley Point shouldn’t have been given as there was no consultation with the Irish people.

# nuclear - Monday 25 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Israel blasts Iran nuclear deal as a ‘historic mistake’ Sanctions

Israel blasts Iran nuclear deal as a ‘historic mistake’

It follows the easing economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for steps to curb its nuclear programme.

# nuclear - Sunday 24 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Iran deal wins praise, amid warnings next steps will be tougher Nuclear Talks

Iran deal wins praise, amid warnings next steps will be tougher

After almost a decade of stalemate, three rounds of negotiations since September led to a pre-dawn interim deal in Geneva.

From TheJournal.ie Obama: Iran nuclear deal ‘an important first step’ Nuclear

Obama: Iran nuclear deal ‘an important first step’

Obama said in a statement that the announcement “achieves a great deal”.

# nuclear - Saturday 23 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Top world diplomats in ‘homestretch’ for Iran nuclear deal Talks

Top world diplomats in ‘homestretch’ for Iran nuclear deal

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva for the talks today.

# nuclear - Monday 18 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Engineers begin dangerous task of removing fuel rods from Fukushima Nuclear

Engineers begin dangerous task of removing fuel rods from Fukushima

Moving the uranium and plutonium fuel rods from a reactor building is the most difficult task so far in the decommissioning of the nuclear plant.

# nuclear - Sunday 10 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Rouhani vows to protect Iran’s nuclear rights Iran

Rouhani vows to protect Iran’s nuclear rights

The Iranian president says that there are “red lines that won’t be crossed”.

# nuclear - Thursday 7 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Fukushima prepares to remove ultra-dangerous fuel rods Nuclear

Fukushima prepares to remove ultra-dangerous fuel rods

Nuclear engineers will remove the uranium and plutonium fuel rods as part of the decades-long decommissioning of the plant after the worst atomic accident in a generation.

# nuclear - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Sellafield facilities “do not meet modern standards” – UK nuclear watchdog Nuclear Power

Sellafield facilities “do not meet modern standards” – UK nuclear watchdog

The Irish government welcomed the report and says it will work with the UK on the decommissioning of the site.

# nuclear - Sunday 27 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Met Eireann to help in emergencies where hazardous material is put into the atmosphere Weather Patterns

Met Eireann to help in emergencies where hazardous material is put into the atmosphere

The service will aid agencies forecast the spread of radiation and other hazardous materials.

# nuclear - Monday 21 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland consider nuclear power? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland consider nuclear power?

Britain is building a new nuclear reactor to provide electricity for homes – but should Ireland follow suit?

From Business ETC British nuclear plant deal to be challenged in court by An Taisce Hinkley Point

British nuclear plant deal to be challenged in court by An Taisce

EDF, the French energy giant, has agreed a deal to build two reactors at Hinkley Point, in Somerset.

# nuclear - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Fukushima leak upgraded to a “serious incident” Contaminated

Fukushima leak upgraded to a “serious incident”

The nuclear regulator in Japan had originally given it a rating of Level 1, an ‘anomaly’.

# nuclear - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Japan upgrades Fukushima leak to highest level in two years Nuclear

Japan upgrades Fukushima leak to highest level in two years

Japan is worried about its international reputation following the leak.

From TheJournal.ie Jordan to build its first nuclear research reactor Energy

Jordan to build its first nuclear research reactor

The desert kingdom which doesn’t have any oil is looking at ways to meet its energy needs.

# nuclear - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie New Iran PM wants “serious” nuclear talks Iran

New Iran PM wants “serious” nuclear talks

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani said he would not surrender Iran’s rights but wanted to allay Western concerns.

# nuclear - Monday 15 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Is it time for the US to abandon the pipe dream of missile defence? Opinion

Column: Is it time for the US to abandon the pipe dream of missile defence?

While protect itself with the threat of using nuclear weapons is far from ideal, it is infinitely preferable to the situation in which the US has now found itself: chasing its tail over costly and ineffective missile technology, writes Jason Douglas.

# nuclear - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Fukushima ‘probably leaking contaminated water into ocean’ Japan

Fukushima ‘probably leaking contaminated water into ocean’

The leak was long suspected by experts, but denied by the plant’s operator.

# nuclear - Saturday 6 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie North and South Korea hold rare talks after months of increasing tensions Tensions

North and South Korea hold rare talks after months of increasing tensions

The talks follow months of friction and threats of war by Pyongyang after its February nuclear test attracted tougher UN sanctions, further squeezing its struggling economy.

# nuclear - Friday 21 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie New radioactive water leak at Fukushima Fukushima

New radioactive water leak at Fukushima

More than 18,000 people died when the towering tsunami smashed into Japan’s northeast in March 2011 setting off the crisis at Fukushima.

# nuclear - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Obama to call for nuclear cuts in Berlin speech Potus On Tour

Obama to call for nuclear cuts in Berlin speech

The US President will use an open-air speech to propose a reduction in American and Russian warheads.

# nuclear - Sunday 9 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Rival Koreas hold first talks in two years Tensions

Rival Koreas hold first talks in two years

The talks were to set up a high-level meeting in Seoul after months of tensions.

# nuclear - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish legal challenge against UK nuclear power plant Hinkley Point

Irish legal challenge against UK nuclear power plant

An Taisce argues that the decision to build the nuclear power station was made without consultation with the Irish people.

# nuclear - Thursday 11 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Will a policy of deterrence quell tensions on the Korean peninsula? Opinion

Column: Will a policy of deterrence quell tensions on the Korean peninsula?

The problem with deterrence theory is that, at its root, it is based on threats which can lead states to the brink of war. North Korea’s behaviour should instead be viewed as an opportunity for engagement, writes Jason Douglas.

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