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Three years on from Fukushima, nuclear power has some new allies

Three years on from Fukushima, nuclear power has some new allies

Crikey March 5, 2014 8 Comments

Japan has reinvested in nuclear power, even though the Fukushima power plant is still not safe. Freelance journalist David Donaldson says developing nations are just getting started with nuclear.

Libya front pages … Coulson’s payout … News Corp downgraded …

Libya front pages … Coulson’s payout … News Corp downgraded …

Crikey August 24, 2011

In today's Media Briefs: wow the world's newspapers covered Libya ... Front Page of the Day ... Bad Gaddafi headline of the Day ... News Corp. downgraded on threat from "powerful enemies" ... and more ...

Fukushima disaster: worse than Hiroshima

Fukushima disaster: worse than Hiroshima

Ben Sandilands August 3, 2011 152 Comments

More gravely serious truths about the severity of the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster following the earthquake and tsunami of March 11 have emerged.

Censorship of Fukushima information leaves Japan in fear

Crikey June 1, 2011 2 Comments

Attempting to censor a public already starved of meaningful information on the threat posed to their long-term health seems counter-productive, writes Dan Bray, a freelance journalist and former Japan resident.

Post-Fukushima crisis, worldwide move to power down nukes

Glenn Dyer May 31, 2011 11 Comments

Up to two thirds of the current 54 reactors will be offline or shut for inspection in the next couple of months.

Post-Fukushima, Loy Yang plant may be sold in fire sale

Post-Fukushima, Loy Yang plant may be sold in fire sale

Andrew Dodd May 19, 2011 4 Comments

There is speculation inside the corridors of Victoria’s largest power generator that it could be forced to a sale as a result of the nuclear disaster in Japan.

Fukushima nuke plant ‘in a state of meltdown’

Glenn Dyer May 13, 2011 4 Comments

According to Japanese media reports, there seems to have been a partial or substantial meltdown of the fuel rods in the No.1 reactor at Fukushima.

Governments back away from nuclear projects after Japan crisis

Glenn Dyer April 21, 2011 4 Comments

This week two reactors planned for Texas and four in Italy have been shelved or cancelled in what is the most dramatic fallout so far for the industry outside of Japan's Fukushima disaster.

Nuclear power: try and sell it now

Nuclear power: try and sell it now

Crikey April 15, 2011 7 Comments

Crikey readers have their say.

Nuclear crisis, geiger counters and Crikey’s counting

Crikey April 14, 2011 7 Comments

Crikey readers have their say on nuclear disasters and carbon tax compensation.