Joby Warrick | In the case of Iran, the IAEA is still recycling its WMD bulls**t.
By Walter Pincus The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to supervise construction of a five-story underground facility for an Israel Defense Forces complex, oddly named “Site 911,” at an Israeli Air Force base near Tel Aviv. Expected to take more than two years to build, at a cost of up to $100 million, the facility is [...]
Andrew McKillop | The bad example of fracking – slaying US natural gas prices and making major gas companies unable to pay taxes, or even stay in business – could screw with energy markets.
Parts of two nuclear power plant were shut down late Monday and early Tuesday, while another plant – the nation’s oldest – was put on alert after waters from Superstorm Sandy rose 6 feet above sea level One unit at the Salem plant in Hancocks Bridge, N.J., near the Delaware River, was shut down Tuesday [...]
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Link2 The moribund old nuclear reactor at Wylfa, Anglesey. Uncertainty remains over whether a new one will ever be built alongside it. The drop-out of bidders for nuclear operator Horizon, opposition from the one British community that might host buried nuclear waste, and a damning European report on existing plant safety, all provide new headaches [...]
21st Century Wire host Patrick Henningsen visits with award-winning artist/musician and writer Gilad Atzmon, to discuss a number of significant challenges facing the geopolitical scene today, as Atzmon takes on the Isreali Lobby and raises some difficult questions, as well as some uncomfortable truths regarding Jewish identity politics politics. Episode 3 Premieres this Thursday at [...]
By Andrew McKillop 21st Century Wire August 18, 2011 Within the next 15 years as many as 100 industry standard 900 MW nuclear reactors, concentrated in the “old nuclear’ countries will have to be decommissioned, dismantled and made safe – unless the sinister farce of reactor operating lifetime extensions goes on playing. In some countries, [...]
21st Century Wire July 4, 2011 This week: Patrick Henningsen is a UK-based pundit, commentator, online editor, journalist, and founder of 21st Century Wire, a news service launched during the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Change Summit. The 21st Century Wire is an attempt to, quote; “deliver content that looks squarely at power, its architecture, as well as the seeds of [...]
The French military confirmed rumours Wednesday that it had dropped “light weapons” to Libyan rebels earlier this month. The story was reported in French newspaper Le Figaro in early June. – By Alex PARRY / Carlotta Ranieri (video) AFP June 30, 2011 – The French military confirmed Wednesday that it had air dropped “light weapons” earlier this month to [...]