HomeEnergy Matters Nuclear proliferation: Time to bury plutonium admin 10 May, 2012 Energy Matters No Comments Nuclear proliferation: Time to bury plutoniumNature.comThis proposal matches that of the United States — to use already-separated plutonium as an alternative fuel for existing nuclear power reactors. France and Japan, the other nations with significant stockpiles, combine this approach with the dangerous …See all stories on this topic » Over 1300 tubes damaged at Calif. nuclear plantKFMBRichard Lugar is considered a visionary who looked beyond US exuberance over the end of the Cold War and saw the dangers and opportunities in the collapse of a nuclear-armed Soviet Union.More >> Celebrity hairstylist Vidal Sassoon, …See all stories on this topic » ‘Consuming plutonium for producing energy is the superior option’The HinduA paper published today (May 10) in Nature states that the process of converting plutonium to MOX (mixed oxide fuel containing uranium and reprocessed plutonium) for use in fast breeder reactors is costly, risky. It does not address the central issue …See all stories on this topic » The Hindu Sizewell power plant’s future fears raisedCoastal SceneThe message will include the name and email address you gave us when you signed up. To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in. EDF, the owners of the Sizewell nuclear power plant hope to build the new station at site near Southwold …See all stories on this topic » Coastal Scene Nuclear security agency signs another non-HEU medical isotope production agreementGovernment Security NewsThe agency in charge of securing dangerous and potentially dangerous nuclear materials in the US signed on another company to produce critical medical radioisotopes without using highly-enriched uranium (HEU). The National Nuclear Security …See all stories on this topic » Iowa (and Bill Gates) could lead the wayUI The Daily IowanNone of these plants have blown up, and none have released dangerous levels of radiation into our communities. Nuclear plants produce no dreaded CO2. Most of us do not even know where the plants, located in 31 different states, are. The plants have not …See all stories on this topic » Radiation risks: Raiders of the lost archiveNature.comFearful of a nuclear attack by the United States, the Soviet Union wanted to understand how radiation damages tissues and causes diseases such as cancer. Concerns about home-grown accidents, such as the 1957 disaster at the Mayak nuclear plant close to …See all stories on this topic » Tough Talk From Environmental Activist Dr. Helen CaldicottHuffington Post (blog)Dr. Helen Caldicott has passionately devoted the last 40 years to educating the global community about the inherent risks and dangers of nuclear energy and weapons and the critical changes needed to restore and help save our embattled Earth.See all stories on this topic » Tip: Use quotes (“like this”) around a set of words in your query to match them exactly. Learn more. Delete this alert.Create another alert.Manage your alerts. Tweet Pin It About The Author admin Related Posts Energy Matters Tighter controls for mining and coal sea... By admin Mar 3, 2012 Energy Matters Running hot and cold in the deep sea: Sc... By admin Mar 3, 2012 Energy Matters Toyota Prius revamped with solar power r... By admin May 5, 2012 Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.