Aug. 26, 2011
My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world. - Jack Layton, Aug. 20, 2011
Will Hudak leave taxpayers on the hook for nuclear project bailouts?
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Remember nuclear cost overruns – Angela’s letter to the editor
Find out more on Thur. Sept. 8, 7 p.m. at Metro Hall, Toronto (King and John St.), with speakers Angela Bischoff and Jack Gibbons of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance.
Well, sort of… "The Panel concludes that the Project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects, provided the mitigation measures proposed and commitments made by OPG during the review, and the Panel’s recommendations are implemented." It appears that the rubber stamp has struck again! But the federal review panel included sixty-seven recommendations that they say must be met, and meeting those conditions could be a hurdle that Ontario Power Generation won't make it over.
In Virginia, the quake shut down the North Anna reactor – a warning that our 'worst-case scenario' may not be bad enough.
The amount of radioactive cesium that has leaked from a tsunami-hit nuclear plant is about equal to 168 of the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima at the end of World War II, Japan's nuclear agency said Friday.
"We plant sunflowers, field mustard, amaranthus and cockscomb, which are all believed to absorb radiation," said the monk. "So far we have grown at least 200,000 flowers (at this temple) and distributed many more seeds. At least 8 million sunflowers blooming in Fukushima originated from here."
10 destabilizing cinema and documentary meltdowns about nuclear power and weapons
The Darlington plant currently has a significant impact on the ecology of Lake Ontario through fish impingement and entrainment, thermal pollution, and the emission of a variety of contaminants (both radioactive and non-radioactive) to the lake. The proposal should be denied outright because it will cause significant adverse environmental effects that will not be mitigated and cannot be justified.
by Dorothy Goldin Rosenberg for Prevent Cancer Now
Read Angela’s transcript and watch the 12 min. video of her presentation
The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) will hold a one-day information session in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), on September 23, 2011. CNSC 101 provides an overview of the CNSC’s history, structure, mandate, and three core processes: management of the regulatory framework, licensing and certification, and compliance. To register, please send us your name, address, phone number and, if applicable, organization, to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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New York Times Editorial against the Keystone XL pipeline to transport Alberta tarsands to the US
322 arrests to date and counting. The largest act of civil disobedience in the history of the U.S. environmental movement is unfolding in Washington, D.C., and Canadian tar sands is the focus. For the next 2 weeks, citizens will be arrested for standing up to Obama, asking him to say no to the Keystone XL Pipeline. Watch the 3 min. video.
Say No to the Tar sands!
Saturday August 27th, noon – 5 p.m., Dufferin Grove Park (Dufferin, South of Bloor), Toronto
This fun and family-friendly event aims to engage the public with interactive and creative activities on the theme of climate justice.
Sunday August 28, 2 p.m., OISE, 252 Bloor Street West (at St. George Subway), Toronto
This study session on Climate Change will present the key scientific facts in non-technical terms, using the work of leading climatologist Dr. James Hansen.
Documentaries and Info night at the Kincardine Library, Sat. Sept. 3, 7 p.m.
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