Dr. Donald (Moll) Flanders had dreams of peace as the Manhattan Project’s head of computation. But unlike his boss, Robert Oppenheimer, Moll did not live long enough to crusade for global abolition of the atomic bomb — and of all forms of warfare.
Sierra Club Canada and three community groups want the federal environment minister to order an assessment of NB Power's plan to prep a site on the Bay of Fundy for an experimental small modular reactor.
Next-generation nuclear technology “has no part in fighting the climate emergency,” Green Party Leader Elizabeth May said Tuesday as a handful of MPs joined anti-nuclear activists to voice concern about the federal government’s intention to expand nuclear power.
The recent federal budget added to the Canada Infrastructure Bank's plate by requiring it to now spend public dollars on private sector-led projects like small modular reactors, clean fuel production, and carbon capture and storage.
"I am of the opinion that the project, as currently proposed, would likely cause unacceptable environmental effects within federal jurisdiction," Environment and Climate Change Minister Steven Guilbeault wrote.
A group of U.S.-based scientists has sent a second open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau requesting an expert review of a New Brunswick nuclear project over its plans to recover a radioactive material from spent uranium fuel.
Canada remains steadfast in its commitment to advance nuclear energy and, more specifically, small modular reactors as part of its clean energy transformation, writes Steve Threlfall, general manager of U-Battery.