Chain Reaction #127.

Founded in 1975, and currently published three times a year, Chain Reaction is the national magazine of Friends of the Earth Australia.

The August 2016 edition will soon be mailed to members and subscribers and is available here.

It has a feature on environmental racism, updates on the renewable energy revolution, a strong focus on the nuclear industry in Australia and heaps of book reviews.

Queenslanders will stand with SA in nuclear waste campaign

Friends of the Earth Brisbane applauds the federal government decision to drop 5 sites, including one in Queensland, from its list of sites nominated to house national nuclear waste.  We now call on the government to remove the final site, Barndioota station, in SA from consideration and to drop the flawed site selection process immediately.

Environment groups assess performance of SA nuclear Royal Commission

Royal Commission vs Community Permission

MEDIA RELEASE, 17 December 2015

Chain Reaction magazine out now

Chain Reaction #125 − November 2015

National Magazine of Friends of the Earth, Australia

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Challenging the privatised university:

Emerging technology and challenging the privatised uni

National Radioactive Waste Unwelcome in Queensland

Australian Nuclear Free Alliance

Friends of the Earth Brisbane

Qld Nuclear Free Alliance

The Australian Nuclear Free Alliance and Friends of the Earth Brisbane will vigorously oppose the Federal Government’s siting of a national nuclear waste storage facility anywhere in Queensland.

Nuclear Royal Commission needs balance

Media Release − 20 April 2015

The SA government's Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission kicks off in Mount Gambier on Monday.

Dr Jim Green, national nuclear campaigner with Friends of the Earth, Australia, said:

"Kevin Scarce promised a 'balanced' royal commission but three of the five members of his 'expert panel' are pro-nuclear, with just one critic. There's nothing wrong with including nuclear advocates on the panel but there should be balance.

Renewables Yes / Nuclear No

At the Maritime Union SA Branch 14 May at 7pm
65 St Vincent St Port Adelaide

Hosted by Nuclear Operations Watch Port Adelaide NOWPA and Friends of the Earth Adelaide.

Experts speak about uranium mining, nuclear power and radioactive waste dumps. How the nuclear industry can impact health, community and environment and why people are calling for a renewable not radioactive SA.

Nuclear Royal Commission losing further credibility

Media Release

24 April 2015

Friends of the Earth, Australia has today written to Kevin Scarce, head of the SA government's Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission, asking him to revisit his decision not to include weapons proliferation risks in the Royal Commission's issues paper dealing with uranium mining.

Dr Jim Green, national nuclear campaigner with Friends of the Earth, Australia, said:

The Radioactive Exposure Tour 2015

The Radioactive Exposure Tour is a journey through Australia's nuclear landscape. The Tour has exposed thousands of people to the realities of 'radioactive racism' and the environmental and social impacts of uranium mining, radioactive waste and nuclear expansion.

Run by Friends of the Earth, this year's Tour will take place from Saturday June 27 to Wednesday July 8, 2015.

Fukushima apologies and apologists

Jim Green, Climate Spectator, 12 March 2014

It has been a sad and sorry year in Japan's Fukushima Prefecture. Three years after the March 2011 nuclear disaster and Japan is nowhere near recovering.


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