Monthly Archives: April 2011

Out of Office – Nicht im Büro

We just wanted to inform you that Cora will be in Ireland until May 2. However, you can still contact Addy. *** Wir wollten Ihnen nur mitteilen, dass Cora bis zum 2. Mai in Irland ist. Allerdings können Sie Addy … Continue reading

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Chernobyl 25 years on and Easter marches go anti-nuclear

This Easter weekend also marks the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster. In the light of the ongoing nuclear disaster in Fukushima and the continuing fallout from the Chernobyl disaster even 25 years later, the traditional Easter peace marches have … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

We wish you a happy Easter with this photo of the year’s first cockchafer a.k.a. May bug. The cockchafer was driven almost to extinction by excessive pesticide use in the 1960s and 1970s, but has since made a comeback. *** … Continue reading

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A look into the Fukushima evacuation zone

CNN offers this tour of the evacuation zone surrounding the Fukushima nuclear reactor. Some very eerie pictures there, particularly the farm animals left alone in their stables. The undamaged deserted towns were also reminiscent of Pripjat, the ghost town at … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Nuclear Power Now and Then

The 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster is coming up next week, but of course Chernobyl was not the first serious nuclear accident nor the first indication that nuclear power might be risky. The well-known Three Mile Island accident … Continue reading

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Energiefragen auf 3sat

In der täglichen Sendung Kulturzeit zeigt 3sat zur Zeit eine Serie von Beiträgen über Atomkraftwerke in Deutschland und den Nachbarländern sowie über alternative Energieprojekte in Deutschland. Eine weitere interessante 3sat Sendung ist das Wissenschaftsmagazin hitec. Hier sind Links zu interessanten … Continue reading

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Fukushima disaster even worse than initially believed

The danger level of the Fukushima disaster has now officially been raised to level 7, that is the highest possible level. This puts the Fukushima disaster on the same level as Chernobyl, even though the amount of radioactive material released … Continue reading

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Energy Links for the Weekend

It’s been a busy weekend, at least as far as energy related news are concerned. Let’s begin with alternative energy: According to the Bloomberg report, the costs for generating solar energy may already rival those of coal Found via Juan … Continue reading

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Americans are finally becoming aware of the dangers of nuclear power

At the alternative politics website Counterpunch, Chris Busby attacks and debunks the misinformation about the dangers of nuclear power in general and the consequences of the Fukushima disaster in particular. Considering how much the dangers of both the Fukushima disaster … Continue reading

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Anti-Nuclear Power Images

Here are some photos of individual anti-nuclear power protests in my region: Like this:Like Loading…

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