Nuclear Energy

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Anti-Nuke Songs
Stoody, Jan
Audio
1978
A collection of anti-uranium and anti-nuclear songs.
Atomic Sludge Monster Devours Edmonton!!
Peacenik, Jo
Article
The nuclear industry was facing tough times, so they needed to diversify.
Blocking Progress: Consensus Decision Making In The Anti-Nuclear Movement
Ryan, Howard
Article
1983
Howard Ryan maintains that consensus is wrong in principle and in practice: "The problem is not so much that individuals are being irresponsible or somehow abusing the consensus process. The problem l...
Canadian News Synthesis Project - January 1976: Volume III Number 11
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1976
The Canadian News Synthesis Project journal presents current news coverage to show major trends in Canada and Latin America.
Canadian News Synthesis Project - June 1976: Volume IV Number 4
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1976
The Canadian News Synthesis Project journal presents current news coverage to show major trends in Canada and Latin America.
CANDU: An Analysis of the Canadian Nuclear Program
Book
1977
Written for the layman, CANDU clearly and concisely describes the basics of nuclear power including atomic fission, ionizing radiation and its affects on man and fuel cycles.
Changing The Cogs: Activists and the Politics of Technology
Martin, Brian
Book
1979
What are the best ways to achieve beneficial change in society? Will widespread use of solar energy and other renewable energy sources bring about a good society? What technologies will be promoted by...
Ecology as Politics
Gorz, Andre
Book
1980
Socialism is no better than capitalism if it makes use of the same tools. The total domination of nature inevitably entails a domination of people by the techniques of domination.
Evidence Meltdown
Monbiot, George
Article
2011
The green movement has misled the world about the dangers of radiation.
Globocops The powerful unplugged Nuclear commander drops the bomb: New Internationalist December 2000
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2000
Discusses international law and who is responsible. Also looks into the peacekeepers, where they are most needed and a look into modern warfare.
Lies, damned lies, and energy statistics - why nuclear is so much less than it claims to be
Crumpton, Neil
Article
2015
It's odd how often the contribution of nuclear energy is overstated by mixing up 'energy' and 'electricity', while a similar trick understates the importance of renewables like wind and solar. Even od...
Life, Money & Illusion: Living on Earth as if We Want to Stay
Nickerson, Michael
Book
2006
The failure to reduce green house gas emissions, the success of efforts to curb ozone depletion, causes related to prosperity and social justice are just some the topics covered. By using the example ...
Prescription for Survival: A Debate on the Future of Nuclear Energy Between Anti-Coal Advocate George Monbiot and Anti-Nuclear Activist Dr. Helen Caldicott
Article
2011
The crisis in Japan has refueled the rigorous global debate about the viability of nuclear power.
Small is Beautiful: A Study of Economics as if People Mattered
Schumacher, E.F.
Book
1973
Schumacher argues that mainstream economics is incompatible with the long-term ends of humanity.
The State of the World Atlas
Kidron, Michael
Book
1981
They Found Nothing. Nothing.: The IAEA, Iran And ‘Fantasy Land’
Article
2011
What is so breathtaking is that the apparent consensus on Iran, like the case against Iraq, is a fraud.
Why Not Sanctions for Israel?: Gross Violations of Human Rights
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2009
The US led the imposition of sanctions against South Africa because of South Africa's apartheid practices. The sanctions forced the white government to hand over political power to the black populatio...

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Campaign for Nuclear Phaseout
CNP is a non-profit initiative directed by a steering committee of activists across Canada. CNP encourages the phaseout of nuclear power in favour of safer, cleaner and more economic energy alternativ...
Great Lakes United
An international coalition of 170 environmental, hunter-angler, labour union and grassroots community organizations from Chicoutimi, Qu‚bec, to Duluth, Minnesota, dedicated to the protection and resto...
Greenpeace Canada
Active in a wide variety of environmental campaigns, Greenpeace is effective at educating the public through creative, non-violent direct actions, researching alternatives to destructive practices and...
New Internationalist
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.
Peace Magazine
Bimonthly publication focusing on peace and justice from a multi-partisan perspective.
Science for Peace
Science for Peace is a Canadian organization which brings together those interested in the natural and social sciences in order to address the global crises facing humankind. The members of Science fo...

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

Canadian Nuclear Society
The Canadian Nuclear Society is a not-for-profit organization representing the experts involved in Canadian nuclear science, engineering and its applications, from nuclear medicine to nuclear power. The CNS is dedicated to the exc...
International Atomic Energy Agency
The IAEA is the world's centre of cooperation in the nuclear field. It was set up as the world's "Atoms for Peace" organization in 1957 within the United Nations family. The Agency works with its member states and multiple partner...
Oeko-Institut
German institute dealing with environmental issues including transportation and climate change. Eine der europaweit fhrenden, unabh„ngigen Forschungs- und Beratungseinrichtungen fr eine nachhaltige Zukunft. Es besch„ftigt be...

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New Internationalist
Serial Publication (Periodical)
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.
The Nuclear Free Press
Periodical profile published 1984
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1984
Nuclear Newsletter, Vol.2, No.15.
Periodical profile published 1978
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1978
Nuclear Newsletter addresses itself to people concerned about nuclear development in Saskatchewan.
Oeko-Institut
Website
German institute dealing with environmental issues including transportation and climate change.
Saskatchewan Coalition Against Nuclear Development
Organization
1979
This packet of published materials deals with the goals, history and present action of the Saskatchewan Coalition Against Nuclear Develpment (SCAND).
Toronto Nuclear Awareness
Organization profile published 1984
Organization
1984