Nuclear Monitor Issue:#812
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In this issue of the Monitor:
- A call-out for coordinated international campaigning to mark next year's fifth anniversary of Fukushima and 30th anniversary of Chernobyl.
- A request to support anti-nuclear activists in Ukraine being targeted by state utility Energoatom.
- We update the ongoing problems with EPR reactors in Europe.
- We summarise an important new Greenpeace report on the growth and potential of renewable energy, and an upbeat International Energy Agency report about the medium-term growth of renewables.
- Kumar Sundaram writes about the troubled Koodankulam reactor in India.
- Michael Mariotte writes about the growing recognition of the mainstream U.S. media that nuclear power is an expensive dud and that renewables are a better option.
- Dr Ian Fairlie writes about the connection between radioactive spikes from nuclear plants and childhood leukemia.
- We summarize an alarming situation in Missouri, USA, where an underground fire has encroached to within a few hundred metres of a radioactive waste dump.