September 28, 2011
Email Tim Hudak and ask him to sign the Electricity Consumer Protection Pledge – Voters need to know where he stands on nuclear power cost overruns: with consumers and taxpayers OR with the nuclear special interest groups?
Jack Gibbons speaking notes on the 2011 Ontario election – Where do the parties stand on energy issues – nuclear, coal, conservation and renewables?
ON Election – Where do the parties stand on the Environment?
Message to the Next Ontario government: Stop Darlington: Choose Green Energy – Over 200 organizations are calling on the next government of Ontario to abandon its plan to build expensive new reactors at the Darlington nuclear station so green energy can continue to expand and reduce the risk of a nuclear accident and the production of radioactive waste.
Electrical problems trigger radioactive steam release at Palisades – Entergy’s Palisades nuclear plant near South Haven is venting radioactive steam into the environment as part of an unplanned shutdown triggered by an electrical accident. This shutdown, which began Sunday evening, came just five days after the plant restarted from a shutdown that was caused by a leak in the plant’s cooling system.
Economic impacts of a nuclear accident in Ontario – New Greenpeace report
Fukushima Nuclear Crisis Update – great synopsis by Greenpeace International
CNIC Sept/Oct issue – Based in Tokyo, we are the Citizen`s Nuclear Information Center (CNIC). With a network of scientists, activists, and common citizens, we work to create a nuclear free world. Latest updates on Fukushima.
Scottish nuclear leak 'will never be completely cleaned up' – At least they’re honest about it!
Knocking on the Devil's Door: Our Deadly Nuclear Legacy – a documentary of the greatest urgency
Ontario Citizens’ Coalition for Clean Affordable Energy – Let your candidates know that you support Ontario’s continued leadership with programs like the Green Energy Act.
Fukushima protesters urge Japan to abandon nuclear power – 60,000 thousand join Fukushima protest march in Tokyo amid continuing fears over radiation
Check out this anti-nuke billboard in Oshawa – Go Greenpeace!
Ottawa Action against the tar sands – 10 min. video
Solar Share – Community Solar Bonds – Invest in solar power!
Provincial Election Issues – Council of Canadians monthly meeting
Angela speaking on energy, others speaking on trade, health care, transportation and more.
Wednesday, September 28, 7 – 9 p.m., Toronto City Hall, Room 3
Biochar and Food Security in Post-Fukushima Japan
With Lloyd Helferty, Engineering Technologist, Biochar Ontario (Canadian Biochar Initiative)
Thur. Sept. 29, 4-6 pm, University College, Rm. 179, U of T, Toronto
Co-Sponsored by University College Health Studies Programme, Canadian Pugwash Group, Science for Peace, and Voice of Women for Peace
Three Mile Island to Bhopal - A talk on enviro activist Rosalie Bertell
Thur. Sept. 29, 7 p.m.
Parkdale Library, 1303 Queen St. (at Brock), Toronto
The Last Mountain - 95 minutes, 2011, film documentary about coal mining and mountain top removal
Friday, September 30 – 7 p.m., OISE 252 Bloor St. Toronto
Guest speaker is Angela Bischoff, Ontario Clean Air Alliance. Co-sponsored by the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment.
Pro Green / Anti Nuclear Energy - Flocking Event
Sat. Oct. 1, 4 p.m.,Yonge and Bloor, Toronto. Raise awareness of the Liberal and Conservative's plans to build up to 4 new nuclear reactors AND refurbish 4 reactors all at Darlington. Tell them what you think! Bring signs, noise makers, paint yourself.