Renewable Energy nuclear fusion A\J

Nuclear Fusion and the Great Global Gamble

Isaac Newton was pondering how to test the hypothesis that colour is created through pressure on the optical nerves when, suddenly, he had an epiphany. With startling confidence ­­– or perhaps simply unnerving indifference – he stuck a needle into the back of his eye. Newton calmly noted the effect […]

nuclear hot spots map great lakes A\J

Nuclear Hot Spots Map Shows Cumulative Effects

Ontarians may have no idea of the volume of nuclear-related facilities in the Great Lakes basin, but a new map offers a clear picture. The Great Lakes Nuclear Hot Spots Map recently created by Great Lakes United and the International Institute of Concern for Public Health is a comprehensive depiction […]

Energy and Empire book review A\J

Energy and Empire: The Politics of Nuclear and Solar Power in the United States

Energy production is as much a political issue as a technical one, as evidenced by current controversies over sustainable loan guarantees in the United States, proposed pipelines from Alberta’s oil sands and nuclear power in the wake of the Fukushima Daiichi disaster. After all, energy is pursued as a strategic […]