Nuclear Hotseat podcast news notes and links/sources for 31 January 2017

Mordechai Vanunu Israeli nuclear whistleblower still not freed from captivity after 31 years! As UN ignores transparency on nuke program!
Mordechai Vanunu Israeli nuclear whistleblower still not freed from captivity after 31 years! As UN ignores transparency on nuke program!

America’s 2 new nuclear projects might never be completed, as Toshiba exits nuclear construction
America’s 2 new nuclear projects might never be completed, as Toshiba exits nuclear construction

Fukushima governor rebuts minister’s 3/11 recovery claim
Fukushima governor rebuts minister’s 3/11 recovery claim
House OKs Federal Energy, Nuclear Power Rule Changes, customers to pay for it
https://europeannewsweekly.wordpress.com/2017/01/28/house-oks-federal-energy-nuclear-power-rule-changes-customers-to-pay-for-it/
Connection between soil contamination in Japan and disease frequency
Connection between soil contamination in Japan and disease frequency

Energy speech for 2017 Japan that ignores renewables but promotes defunct nuclear projects instead
Energy speech for 2017 Japan that ignores renewables but promotes defunct nuclear projects instead

Japan 2016 thermal coal imports fall from record, LNG purchases down for 2nd year
https://europeannewsweekly.wordpress.com/2017/01/28/japan-2016-thermal-coal-imports-fall-from-record-lng-purchases-down-for-2nd-year/

The UK has enough energy capacity to meet demand, says Steve Holliday ex Nat Grid CEO. He also says there is no need for large centralised nuclear or fossil generation in the future
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-38791572?SThisFB

UK nuclear groups whinging like F&^K!! UK Government tries to defend itself against nuclear compensation claims regardless!
https://europeannewsweekly.wordpress.com/2017/01/28/uk-nuclear-groups-whinging-like-fk-uk-government-tries-to-defend-itself-against-nuclear-compensation-claims-regardless/

Sizewell C consultation: EDF ‘forgets’ to mention 600,000 m3 a year of mains water
https://europeannewsweekly.wordpress.com/2017/01/28/sizewell-c-consultation-edf-forgets-to-mention-600000-m3-a-year-of-mains-water/

Revealed: Cumnock to become Scotland’s first fully ‘Green Town’
Revealed: Cumnock to become Scotland’s first fully ‘Green Town’

Toshiba cancels all nuclear plant construction, chairman to quit, causing happy anti nuclear activists in Japan!
Toshiba cancels all nuclear plant construction, chairman to quit, causing happy anti nuclear activists in Japan!

Rosatom Proposes to Supply Czech Republic With Advanced Nuclear Reactor
Rosatom Proposes to Supply Czech Republic With Advanced Nuclear Reactor

Poland rejects renewables in favour of coal and will eventually use nuclear because of “investor confidence”
https://europeannewsweekly.wordpress.com/2017/01/28/poland-rejects-renewables-in-favour-of-coal-and-will-eventually-use-nuclear-because-of-investor-confidence/

Energy Wars in Europe post Trump, renewables winning despite NATO, nuclear and fossil fuel lobbying!
https://europeannewsweekly.wordpress.com/2017/01/28/energy-wars-in-europe-post-trump-renewables-winning-despite-nato-nuclear-and-fossil-fuel-lobbying/

Chris Busby – Real Doomsday clock passed midnight long ago

Chris Busby – Real Doomsday clock passed midnight long ago

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