Category Archives: Nuclear Safety

Listen to Energy Probe on Green Majority

(August 21, 2012) Energy Probe’s Director of Research, Norman Rubin, joined a roundtable on nuclear energy in Canada hosted by the environmental news radio program ‘Green Majority’ (CIUT FM 89.5), which you can listen to in full at the link supplied. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Death of a maverick

(June 7, 2011) Rosalyn Sussman Yalow, winner of a 1977 Nobel prize in medicine and a lifelong fighter against personal and professional prejudice in science, died last week at age 89. Continue reading

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Podcast: Lawrence Solomon on radiation in Japan

(April 1, 2011) Lawrence Solomon joins Financial Post reporters Eric Lam and John Shmuel for the FP Big Picture podcast. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Avert Chernobyl-style hysteria in Japan

(March 25, 2011) Energy Probe executive director Lawrence Solomon argues that the biggest tragedy of Chernobyl was the reaction, rather than the meltdown itself. The lesson for Japan is that panicking will only make things worse for those affected by the Fukushima meltdown. Continue reading

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If not nuclear, then what?

(March 17, 2011) When even experts disagree about how safe nuclear reactors are, or ought to be, what do we make of nuclear? The Globe and Mail’s Margaret Wente looks at the pros and cons of nuclear energy and finds concern in the less obvious. Continue reading

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Nuclear concern: worldwide reaction to Japan crisis

(March 16, 2011) Energy Probe’s Norm Rubin weighs in on the developing crisis at Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant. Continue reading

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Workers pulled from nuclear plant as radiation spikes

(March 15, 2011) CTV News reports on the latest setback at the stricken Fukushima Dai-Ichi plant. Energy Probe’s director of nuclear research Norm Rubin says the 40-year-old plant was only designed to withstand a quake of 6.5 magnitude. Continue reading

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