SWR (German public television broadcaster), 2013 (emphasis added):
25:00 in — The dumping of nuclear waste in the sea was banned worldwide in 1993, yet the nuclear industry has come up with other ways. They no longer dump the barrels at sea; they build kilometers of underwater pipes through which the radioactive effluent now . . . → Read More: TV: Plutonium being pumped into ocean through miles of underwater pipes — Nuclear waste left lying on beach — Kids playing on sand where machines scoop up plutonium each day — Alarming test results 1,000% legal limit (VIDEO & PHOTOS)
Title: Burning ship had tonnes of radioactive material Source: The Local Date: May 17, 2013
Burning ship had tonnes of radioactive material
[...] Fire fighters said they had only narrowly been able to prevent a catastrophe on May 1st when the freighter “Atlantic Cartier” caught fire – complete with its radioactive load.
Tens of . . . → Read More: Cover-up? Burning ship with tons of radioactive uranium hexafluoride, explosives — Tens of thousands nearby for Evangelical church day — Public not told of “near-catastrophe” (PHOTO)
Title: Does the Fukushima NPP disaster affect the caesium activity of North Atlantic Ocean fish? Source: Biogeosciences Discussions Authors: G. Kanisch and M.-O. Aust; Thünen Institute of Fisheries Ecology, Hamburg, Germany Date Published: March 5, 2013 h/t het
Fillet samples of marine fish collected from the East/West Greenland current (GC) and from the Baltic . . . → Read More: Study: Fukushima fallout detected in fish from Atlantic Ocean
Title: Power exports peak, despite nuclear phase-out Source: Deutsche-Welle Author: Günther Birkenstock Editor: Martin Kuebler Date: 11.11.2012
Renewable energy sources are booming in Germany, and electric utilities exported more power in 2012 than ever before. But energy experts warn that what sounds like progress has its downsides.
Germany began turning off its nuclear power . . . → Read More: Germany producing too much power after turning off nuclear reactors? Experts warn gas-driven plants are shutting down — Wind, solar, hydro prices are too low
Title: Bulletin: German nuclear exit delivers economic, environmental benefits Source: Phys.org Date: November 1, 2012
[...] Forbes.com went as far as to ask, in a headline, whether [Germany's exit from nuclear power after the Fukushima disaster] was “Insane—or Just Plain Stupid.”
But a special issue of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, published by . . . → Read More: “Probable Game-Changer”: Special issue of Bulletin of Atomic Scientists shows EXIT from nuclear power brings economic and environmental benefits — ‘Startling’ findings
Germany Hits Record In Solar Power With 50% Of Energy During Mid-Day HoursJonathan Turley, Legal ExpertMay 28, 2012 Germany’s economy is viewed as the most successful major economy in the world today and the key bedrock for European recovery. While many conservative leaders in the United States are calling on the tearing up of . . . → Read More: Germany produces 50% of energy from solar during mid-day hours — ‘Equivalent to 20 nuclear power stations at full capacity without any radioactive waste left over’
Nuclear disaster casts shadow on Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic bidAJW by The Asahi ShimbunKAMOME FUJIMORIMay 12, 2012
[...] Sports officials have had to deal with the reassignment of several events scheduled for Japan and some cancellations after the nuclear disaster.
One example was the 2011 World Figure Skating Championships, originally scheduled to be held in . . . → Read More: Asahi: Japanese not allowed to get on bus in Germany because “people from Tokyo are contaminated”
Title: New study links childhood leukaemia to nuclear power plant radiation Source: The Ecologist Author: Matilda Lee Date: Feb 15, 2012
[...] In the latest development in the debate over to what extent there is a link between childhood leukaemia and radiation from nuclear power plants, a French study has found a doubling . . . → Read More: Mag: Evidence linking nuclear plants to ill health increasingly compelling, “clear something is going” says prof. — UK gov’t blames unidentified virus for childhood leukemia rise
Perhaps you remember this AFP report from last week: Freeze forces Germany to restart nuclear reactors: Report The cold snap gripping Europe has forced Germany, which last year decided to abandon nuclear power, to restart several reactors taken off line, the daily Handelsblatt reports in its Thursday issue.
It is now known the report . . . → Read More: Germany NOT restarting nuclear reactors due to cold as widely reported — In fact, now “massively exporting electricity” to help nuclear-powered France this winter -Reuters
Title: The low-level nuclear threatSource: Nature (International Weekly Journal of Science)Author: EditorialDate: Feb 2, 2012 [...] Epidemiological studies, backed by animal experiments, have established beyond doubt that exposure to radiation levels above 100 millisieverts increases the risk of cancer in a predictable, dose-dependent way. But the risk to health at lower exposure levels is . . . → Read More: Journal: 70,000 reports of suspected health damage every year among German nuclear workers exposed to less than 20 milliSv
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Description: French police have battled anti-nuclear protesters as the last train carrying German nuclear waste treated in France set off on its journey home.
Translation via Google Paper: Frankfurter Rundschau
Date: November 2, 2011
Headline: The nuclear lobby infiltrated universities
Report (emphasis added):
German nuclear companies finance about 30 professors – and thus largely determine, what is being discussed at universities. [...]
D ie finance four largest German energy companies for information on this newspaper at universities nationwide . . . → Read More: Report: Nuclear companies infiltrated universities
FUKUSHIMA, Oct. 29 — “German movie director Wim Wenders, visiting Iitate, Fukushima Prefecture, said nuclear power generation is the only invention that may destroy the future of human beings,” reports the The Japan Times.
“When a woman told Wenders she has nagging concerns about radiation, he said he didn’t know how to help her . . . → Read More: Leading Director in Japan: “Nuclear power generation is the only invention that may destroy the future of human beings”
LINK TV, Oct. 21 — Dr. Helen Caldicott appeared on the LINK TV program Earth Focus to discuss the Fukushima crisis and other nuclear issues.
Caldicott received her medical degree from the University of Adelaide Medical School. In 1977 she joined the staff of the Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Boston, and taught pediatrics . . . → Read More: German Gov’t Study: Children living near nuclear plants have double leukemia rates, high incidence of solid cancers — Reactors cannot prevent radiation from escaping (VIDEO)
Siemens quitting nuclear business, AP, September 18, 2011:
Siemens said Sunday it is quitting the nuclear energy business to focus on other technologies.
The German industrial conglomerate [said it] would not invest any more in developing nuclear energy.
A joint venture planned with Russian nuclear firm Rosatom will be canceled. [...]
“A response to . . . → Read More: Siemens quitting nuclear business — CEO: “A response to the clear position of the German public and government”
Migration Japan, Deutscher Wetterdienst [Public institution with partial legal capacity under Germany's Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development], July 27, 2011:
IMPORTANT NOTE: The provision of this graphics will bei [sic] discontinued on July, 29th. If required, the production will be resumed.
The Deutscher Wetterdienst has ceased to publish its special reports . . . → Read More: Germany discontinuing forecast of radioactive plume on July 29 — Final animation shows it heading south over Tokyo (MAP)
The document, published on 7 April, advises against consuming rainwater and says vulnerable groups such as children and pregnant or breastfeeding women should avoid consuming vegetables with large leaves, fresh milk and creamy cheese . . . → Read More: Independent French radiation commission warns Europe that health risk from Fukushima fallout is “no longer negligible” — Says US west coast has 8-10 times more contamination