Nuclear power debate
The nuclear power debate is a controversy about the deployment and use of nuclear fission reactors to generate electricity from nuclear fuel for civilian purposes. The debate about nuclear power peak...
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Unique engineering feat concluded as Chernobyl arch has reached resting place
Thirty years after the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl, the radioactive remains of the power plant’s destroyed reactor 4 have been safely enclosed following on...
Cash Flowed To Clinton Foundation Amid Russian Uranium Deal
As the Russian atomic energy agency gradually took charge of a company that controls one-fifth of all uranium production capacity in the United States, a stream of cash made its way to the former pres...
Nuclear Accident At Three Mile Island-March 28, 1979
At 4 a.m. on March 28, 1979, the worst accident in the history of the U.S. nuclear power industry begins when a pressure valve in the Unit-2 reactor at Three Mile Island fails to close. Cooling water,...
Norway's Radioactive Reindeer
Thirty years ago, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant disaster took place, releasing massive amounts of radioactive material into the atmosphere. Today, Sami reindeer herders in central Norway are still...
Woman Born With Only Four Fingers And No Legs After Exposure To Chernobyl Radiation While In The Womb Defies The Odds To Become A Bodybuilder
Tatsiana Khvitsko was born with no legs and only four fingers after being exposed to radiation from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster as an unborn baby. Like many children born with deformities in the wa...
Svetlana Alexievich Wins Nobel Prize In Literature
Belarusian journalist Svetlana Alexievich has won the 2015 Nobel Prize for literature for her work, which the Swedish Academy described as “a monument to suffering and courage in our time.” The Nobel ...
In The Eerie Emptiness Of Chernobyl’s Abandoned Towns, Wildlife Is Flourishing
Whatever fallout may have come from the initial explosion was completely offset by the benefits of life without humans. e sound was like nothing Tom Hinton had ever heard before: a chorus of baleful w...
We got married in Chernobyl exclusion zone: radioactive romance
Today Chernobyl is an extreme tourism destination, but perhaps not the most romantic. One American photographer and film maker, however, doesn't see it like that. Philip Grossman has spent the last fi...
The Woman Who Ate Chernobyl's Apples
For the past couple of years, a young woman known only as “Bionerd23” has been making strange, dangerous videos in and around one of the most infamous nuclear zones on Earth—the Chernobyl Exclusion Zo...
Energy security
Energy security is the association between national security and the availability of natural resources for energy consumption. Access to cheap energy has become essential to the functioning of moder...
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Uranium mining
Uranium mining is the process of extraction of uranium ore from the ground. The worldwide production of uranium in 2012 amounted to 58,394 tonnes. Kazakhstan, Canada, and Australia are the top three p...
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Intermittent power source
An intermittent energy source is any source of energy that is not continuously available due to some factor outside direct control. The intermittent source may be quite predictable, for example, tidal...
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Energy security and renewable technology
The environmental benefits of renewable energy technologies are widely recognised, but the contribution that they can make to energy security is less well known. Renewable technologies can enhance ene...
Economics of new nuclear power plants
The economics of new nuclear power plants is a controversial subject, since there are diverging views on this topic, and multi-billion dollar investments ride on the choice of an energy source. Nuclea...
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Environmental effects of nuclear power
--The environmental impact of nuclear power results from the nuclear fuel cycle, operation, and the effects of nuclear accidents.The greenhouse gas emissions from nuclear fission power are much smalle...
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Uranium mining debate
The uranium mining debate covers the political and environmental controversies of the mining of uranium for use in either nuclear power or nuclear weapons.
As of 2009, in terms of uranium producti...
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High-level radioactive waste management
High-level radioactive waste management concerns management and disposal of highly radioactive materials created during production of nuclear power and nuclear weapons. Radioactive waste contains a mi...
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Nuclear safety
Nuclear safety and security covers the actions taken to prevent nuclear and radiation accidents or to limit their consequences. This covers nuclear power plants as well as all other nuclear facilities...
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Nuclear and radiation accidents
A nuclear and radiation accident is defined by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as "an event that has led to significant consequences to people, the environment or the facility." Example...
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Chernobyl disaster
The Chernobyl disaster (Ukrainian: Чорнобильська катастрофа, Chornobylska Katastrofa – Chornobyl Catastrophe; also referred to as Chernobyl or the Chornobyl accident) was a catastrophic nuclear a...
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Fukushima nuclear disaster
The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster (福島第一原子力発電所事故, Fukushima Daiichi ( pronunciation) genshiryoku hatsudensho jiko) was a nuclear disaster at the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant that b...
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Three Mile Island accident
The Three Mile Island accident was a partial nuclear meltdown that occurred on March 28, 1979, in one of the two Three Mile Island nuclear reactors in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States. It w...
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Nuclear proliferation
Nuclear proliferation is the spread of nuclear weapons, fissionable material, and weapons-applicable nuclear technology and information to nations not recognized as "Nuclear Weapon States" by the...
List of crimes involving radioactive substances
This is a list of criminal (or arguably, allegedly, or potentially criminal) acts intentionally involving radioactive substances. Inclusion in this list does not necessarily imply that anyone involved...
Public opinion on nuclear issues
Public opinion on nuclear issues is the aggregate of attitudes or beliefs held by the adult population concerning nuclear power, nuclear weapons and uranium mining. Surveys about nuclear power use hav...
Nuclear renaissance
Since about 2001 the term nuclear renaissance has been used to refer to a possible nuclear power industry revival, driven by rising fossil fuel prices and new concerns about meeting greenhouse gas emi...
Diesel generator
A diesel generator is the combination of a diesel engine with an electric generator (often an alternator) to generate electrical energy. This is a specific case of engine-generator. A diesel compressi...
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Cash Flowed To Clinton Foundation Amid Russian Uranium Deal
As the Russian atomic energy agency gradually took charge of a company that controls one-fifth of all uranium production capacity in the United States, a stream of cash made its way to the former pres...