INDIA’S (IM)MODEST NUCLEAR QUEST IN 2018: THE MEASURED ‘NORMALIZATION’ OF A NUCLEAR STATE?

INDIA’S (IM)MODEST NUCLEAR QUEST IN 2018: THE MEASURED ‘NORMALIZATION’ OF A NUCLEAR STATE?

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By Kumar Sundaram|December 31, 2018 https://www.wagingpeace.org/indias-immodest-nuclear-quest/#.XC-xV-XXXnM.twitter The passing year marked the 20th year of the May 1998 nuclear tests in Pokhran, the 10th year of the unprecedented exception from the Nuclear Suppliers’ Group (NSG) that the Indian government achieved in 2008, and…

Reviving the Nuclear Disarmament Movement: A Practical Proposal

Reviving the Nuclear Disarmament Movement: A Practical Proposal

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Although a widespread movement has developed to fight climate change, no counterpart has emerged to take on the rising danger of nuclear disaster — yet. By Lawrence S. Wittner, December 7, 2018. In late November 2018, Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned public intellectual, remarked that “humanity…

Should We Subsidize Nuclear Power to Fight Climate Change? – Scientific American Blog Network

Should We Subsidize Nuclear Power to Fight Climate Change? – Scientific American Blog Network

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Last month, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) put out a reportentitled The Nuclear Power Dilemma: Declining Profits, Plant Closures, and the Threat of Rising Carbon Emissions that calls for offering subsidies to unprofitable nuclear power plants. Not surprisingly, it has been widely welcomed by nuclear advocates,…