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From the Front Line. Earthday 2022, Asheville’s Earthday Eight take on world’s 2nd largest military contractor

Windmills Not War Machines EARTHDAY 2022: 50 ASHEVILLE ACTIVISTS SHUT DOWN RAYTHEON: WORLD’S SECOND LARGEST WAR MACHINE CONTRACTOR On Earthday, 2022 50 young and elder activists from the Asheville area gathered in Bent Creek Park on the French Broad River under banners that read: “Windmills not War Machines” and “Declare a Climate Emergency”. Our goal...

Indian Point Deconstruction

By Marilyn Elie Nuclear reactors are decommissioned. The rest of the clean-up is a massive deconstruction job, a lot of which involves low level or non-radioactive material. Items like laundry and workers’ gear are considered low level. Some of the buildings on the property fall into the non-radioactive category.  Not that the site is benign. ...

Marie’s Letter to Richard Webster

Dear All – Here is a copy of a letter sent to Richard Webster in hopes of addressing the concerns outlined. Marie — Richard – I have amended the letter to include the point I mentioned at the meeting on Thursday Marie Dear Richard – I’m sure you are aware of the numerous concerns voiced...

Best Article Yet on the Disastrous Rush to Gas

This article is a comprehnsive look at the race for profits on the part of the fossil fuel industry. It puts a human face on the toll this expansion would take and what it would mean to the environment and decarbonization plans. Read and share this information.  None of this is for Ukraine. https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2022/04/21/lng-texas-louisiana-ukraine/ “Europe...

Bidens plan for 6 BILLION for Nukes rescue

https://www.nbcnews.com/science/science-news/biden-launches-6b-effort-distressed-nuclear-plants-rcna25186 All of the same old lies are firmly embedded in this story starting with nuclear is carbon free.  Even Amory Lovins has stated that there might be an uptick in fossil fuel use in the short term.  That is until renewables catch up.  Keeping the reactors running on life support keeps renewables from expanding into...

Small Modular Reactors. Canadian media release: Federal Budget Funding for New Nuclear Reactors a ‘Climate Throwaway’

Federal Budget Funding for New Nuclear Reactors a ‘Climate Throwaway’ www.ccnr.org/media_11_April_2022.pdf       version en français: www.ccnr.org/communique_11_avril_2022.pdf Toronto (April 11 2022) – The 2022 federal budget’s investment in unproven nuclear reactor designs, dubbed Small Modular Reactors (SMRs), is being called a “climate throwaway” by civil society groups. Just days after the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its...
Activists Rally, Meet Cyclists Headed to Albany to Address Climate Change

Activists Rally, Meet Cyclists Headed to Albany to Address Climate Change

Excellent article on our event last Sunday.  A fine time was had by all.  The cyclists will be at the big rally in Albany on Friday. Join them in person or virtually. Marilyn The group of cyclists heading from Manhattan to Albany this week to highlight the efforts of environmental groups that want state officials...

Indian Point and CLCPA

As a college professor I would have expected Leonard Rodberg plea for nuclear power to include all of the facts that people n9¹eed to know to make informed decisions. Judging from what he wrote, I am left wondering if he actually read the document ⁸he is criticizing, the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act. This...

INDIAN POINTERS — COMMENTS NEEDED IN THIS SEGMENT ASAP THIS WEEKEND

———- Forwarded message ———From: johnsullivanDate: Mon, Apr 11, 2022, 2:15 PMSubject: RE: [core] INDIAN POINTERS — COMMENTS NEEDED IN THIS SEGMENT ASAP THIS WEEKEND Re: The need for gas to replace Indian Point.   First, Indian Point was not closed down by the governor nor the environmentalists.  It was a business decision by Entergy to not spend...

Meredith Angwin DEBUNKS Anti-Nuclear Power Talking Points | Breaking Points with Krystal and Saagar

I have lived four miles from the Indian Point nuclear power plant for over a quarter of a century and have closely followed the ups and downs of the reactors there the whole time. I watched with interest and growing disappointment the interview with Meredith Angwin as she skated over issues that have consumed our...
CCW's Bike Trek for Climate Action

CCW’s Bike Trek for Climate Action

https://climatecantwait.org/bike-trek 4/22: Albany 🚲 8 miles (start at East Greenbush at 10:15am) Rally at 11:00am at Jim DiNapoli Park, Albany 🥁 1 mile Rally at 12:00pm at West Capitol Park, Albany From NYC to Dobs Ferry to Peekskill treckking to points along the River for 250 miles and finally Albany.  Join them on Friday,  April 22 in Albany for the...

Response to Clean Energy: LTE

http://www.warwickadvertiser.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/clean-energy-XG2019550 Bob Quinn, EditorWarwick AdvertiserLetter to the Editor In response to “Clean Energy” by Larry Dysinger in the Warwick Advertiser It is unfortunate that Mr. Dysinger’s solar panels are not performing as promised.  Mine were underperforming for a while but it had nothing to do with the sun.  A check revealed a part that needed...