Chain Reaction magazine

Chain Reaction #118 − August 2013

National Magazine of Friends of the Earth, Australia


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James Price Point / Walmadan: A huge win − Nicola Paris                                      

Reflections on winning from Camp Walmadan

James Price Point victory − Martin Pritchard


FoE Australia News

FoE International News

Irradiated food coming to a supermarket near you − Robin Taubenfeld                             

Radioactive Exposure Tour a big success − Gem Romuld and Jim Green

Plantations and Forest Stewardship Council audits − Anthony Amis

Quitting coal in Gippsland − Livia Cullen

Concerned residents 'shocked' by state of gas wells − Ursula Alquier

Coal trains in suburban Brisbane

Nanomaterials in the environment: an unknown risk − Louise Sales                                               

Rudd's plans to float carbon price a sham − Beck Pearse and Julia Dehm


Think again, minister, on uranium deal with Emirates − Dave Sweeney

Green light for King Island wind farm feasibility study − Leigh Ewbank

The tale of two rallies: Canberra demonstrates strong support for wind energy − Odile Gotts and Leigh Ewbank

Zero emissions power is possible, and we know what it will cost − Roger Dargaville

100% renewables for Australia – not so costly after all − Giles Parkinson

Baseload power is a myth: even intermittent renewables will work − Mark Diesendorf

Nuclear doom, renewables boom

The economics of the uranium export industry − Jim Green


Algal blooms and toxins in Oceania − Mark Skinner

Talisman Saber 2013 − bringing war to our door − Robin Taubenfeld

In the name of sustainability: Deforestation in Malaysia and Indonesia − Tully McIntyre  


The Amazing Gift of Water for a Thirsty World

Mullahs Without Mercy: Human Rights and Nuclear Weapons

Character before knowledge: a history of the atomic scientists

Album Review: Roger Knox and the Pine Valley Cosmonauts

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