02 December 2014
Over 1,400 people marched on the Faslane nuclear submarine base, situated on the Clyde, last Sunday. It was the largest Scrap Trident demonstration in Scotland since the mass protest which greeted the G8 in 2005.
04 November 2014
Leaked photos have revealed a decaying nuclear waste dump at Sellafield in Cumbria.
12 August 2014
More than 1,000 peace activists protested against the nuclear arms industry last Saturday in Berkshire.
22 April 2014
Tories want to slash poor fund | Radioactive waste could contaminate Cumbria’s coast | No requirement to build “affordable” housing in new garden cities | Companies could “frack” for shale gas under private land more easily
18 March 2014
More than 100 protesters marked the third anniversary of the Fukushima disaster in Japan with a march in London against nuclear power last Saturday.
29 October 2013
We are told that Britain faces an energy crisis unless we build new nuclear power plants. Energy researcher Gerry Wolff told Socialist Worker that the crisis is fake—we don’t need nuclear
22 October 2013
The Tories’ new deal for a consortium of giant companies to build a new nuclear plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset is one we’ll pay for dearly—three times.
27 August 2013
The growing crisis at Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan is at its most dangerous point since the reactor cores melted down in 2011.
06 August 2013
More radioactive water is leaking out of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean.
16 April 2013
More than 3,000 people marched through Glasgow on Saturday of last week. They called on the government to get rid of nuclear weapons instead of replacing its Trident missile system.
09 April 2013
Nuclear bombs are the most deadly weapons of mass destruction that exist. Yet some in the workers’ movement insist on defending the maintenance and expansion of Trident nuclear missiles and submarines on the grounds that it is good for jobs.
05 April 2013
The weekend of action organised by the Scrap Trident coalition on 13-15 April will be a massive show of opposition to nuclear weapons on the Clyde.
21 March 2013
Protests were held across Japan last Sunday against the restarting of nuclear power stations.
05 June 2012
It is more than 15 months since the meltdown of four nuclear reactors in Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station.
05 June 2012
The nuclear industry is to be subsidised via our electricity bills, at an expense of up to £200 a year for the average household.
14 June 2011
Tens of thousands of protesters marched in Tokyo, Japan, last Saturday demanding that the government abandon nuclear power.
31 May 2011
The disaster at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant in March has led to an unprecedented climb down in one of the world’s biggest economies.
19 April 2011
The environmentalist George Monbiot has recently spent his time attacking anti-nuclear campaigners. He claims they misrepresent scientific research and lie about the health risks of radiation.
12 April 2011
The disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan has underlined the danger of nuclear power. Authorities in Japan have now officially ranked the crisis on the same level as the Chernobyl disaster.
29 March 2011
Since my last column, the environmentalist George Monbiot has dropped his conditional support for nuclear power. He now argues that the nuclear disaster at Fukushima has convinced him that nuclear power is the only option to avoid climate change and meet the country’s energy needs.