If you are short of time, scroll down to the coloured text. Since the death of Alexandre Grothendieck in November 2014, there have been a number of books and articles about this enigmatic man who earned a reputation as “the greatest pure mathematician of the twentieth century”. Grothendieck invented ways of thinking that were highly […]
2019-02-19 Scientist says some pollution is good for you – a disputed claim Trump’s EPA has embraced. LA Times
With thanks to Gordon Edwards: Comment: Industry loves the concept that pollution can be “sold” as a benefit to people. In particular, claiming that chronic radioactive pollution left over from nuclear disasters or from atomic warfare is not ultimately harmful, makes both the spread of nuclear power worldwide and the potential for “limited” nuclear warfare […]
2018-08-20 A New Era: Abandoning Defunct Nuclear Reactors Press Release. You should know.
Media Advisory – Press Conference – Tuesday August 21, 2018 A New Era: Abandoning Defunct Nuclear Reactors The Government of Canada is spending billions on such projects and there are no national policies to stop this from happening. Who: Chief April Adams-Phillips, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Gilles Provost, Ralliement contre la pollution […]
2018-07-25 Nuclear: Commentary & Updates. Cameco lays off hundreds of Saskatchewan employees, extends site shutdowns, CBC News.
COMMENTARY & UPDATES, followed by the news article, “Cameco lays off . . . ” Recent postings, tax-payers are on-the-hook for large portions of the $4 billion cost of cleaning up 30,000 abandoned oil and gas wells in Saskatchewan (Report of the Provincial Auditor) who knows how many more abandoned o&g wells in Alberta and […]
2017-07-26 Background Paper: The Harm Caused by Radioactivity (Gordon Edwards)
From Dr. Gordon Edwards, Dear Friends and Colleagues: The site of the Chalk River Nuclear Laboratories and the nearby Canadian military base, Camp Petawawa, are situated on the traditional territory of the Algonquins of Pikwakanagan. The management of Chalk River Laboratories is now in the hands of a consortium of profit-oriented multinational corporations […]