Kraftwerk beeps out against nuclear power again

Revellers at a festival in Suffolk were given an impromptu taste of musical protest when German electronic legends Kraftwerk made a stand against nuclear power over the weekend. A crowd of thousands gathered to watch the group headline on the main stage at Latitude on Saturday night. The group played a remix of their 1975 […]

Fukushima accident could cause 1,300 cancer deaths

Radiation from the Fukushima nuclear plant could cause as many as 1,300 cancer deaths around the globe. The claim was made by Stanford University researchers who studied the health effects of the Fukushima accident. In addition to the predicted deaths, they also found the nuclear disaster could cause as many as 2,500 cases of cancer. […]

One year on, UN nuclear chief remembers Fukushima

One year on from the nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant in Japan, the chief of the UN’s nuclear body has spoken out about the “crisis” inflicted on his “homeland”. The Japanese IAEA Director General, Yukiya Amano, spoke yesterday at a ceremony commemorating the first anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake. In […]