Despite Fukushima the German government intends to use tax funds to secure the construction of a Brazilian nuclear power station in the middle of an earthquake area. The Campact online action organization is calling on people to protest against the imminent decision.
More than 200,000 people took part in anti-nuclear protests in Germany on Saturday on the eve of state elections where criticism of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s nuclear policies has already given her opposition the edge. Organisers called it the biggest anti-nuclear demonstration Germany has seen, with police estimating 100,000 turned out in Berlin alone. Hamburg, Munich… Estimated 250,000 in „biggest ever“ anti-nuclear protests in Germany weiterlesen
A cash-strapped German state will fork out billions of taxpayers’ euros to deal with nuclear waste produced by an industry two out of three Germans want axed.
A train has just carted 56 tonnes of highly radioactive nuclear waste, including 16½ kilograms of plutonium, 934 kilometres from a recycling plant in southwest to a storage hall in northeast Germany. Depending on the kind of isotope, less than 10 kilograms of plutonium is needed for an atom bomb. Activists who tried to stop… Nuclear waste train ran 934 km through Germany weiterlesen