Nuclear Submarines: answers to common questions

Sep 18, 2021

Following secret deliberations, this week, the Morrison government has announced that Australia will acquire nuclear-powered submarines. Anti-nuclear movement stalwart, and Friends of the Earth National Nuclear campaigner, Dr. Jim Green, had these comments to common questions about the decision.

Shrugging person over a submarine - Text in box: Nuclear Submarines: Answers to common questions - Friends of the Earth logo and anti nuclear logo

Nuclear subs: bad for people, planet & peace

Sep 16, 2021

Friends of the Earth sends a clear message to Scott Morrison and Defence Minister Marise Payne: Australia says NO to nuclear submarines.

Fukushima: We condemn the release of contaminated water

Apr 13, 2021

This is a statement is from Friends of the Earth Japan.

One Tuesday. April 13, at a Cabinet meeting, the Japanese government decided to discharge so-called ALPS (Advanced Liquid Processing System) treated water stored in tanks at the site of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the ocean.

Ocean with a nuclear free symbol

Webinar: 10 years after the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster – Listening to the Unheard

Aug 06, 2020

FoE Japan Webinar details - also in the text

Next year marks 10 years since the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11, 2011 and the subsequent nuclear accident at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.

July Nuclear Update

Aug 03, 2020

Don't Nuke The Climate Sign held by activists near Woomera

There is a lot going on with nuclear issues at the moment, thanks for taking the time to read our update.

SA Government must oppose feds nuclear waste dump

Jul 23, 2020

Community opposition to the nuclear waste dump with large inflatable nuclear waste bin

The recent announcement by federal resources minister Keith Pitt that a new 'Australian Radioactive Waste Agency' will be established and located in Adelaide is the latest move by the federal government to impose a national nuclear waste dump in SA.

Nuclear status quo in federal environmental law review

Jul 20, 2020

Don't nuclear waste Australia banner held by community members

National and state environment groups have given a cautious welcome to the continuation of long-standing protections against nuclear risks in the current statutory review of the Environmental Protection Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act – Australia’s federal environmental laws. The interim report released today has stated that the Commonwealth should maintain the capacity to intervene in uranium mining and made no recommendation to change existing prohibitions on nuclear activities, including domestic nuclear power.

Small modular reactor rhetoric hits a hurdle

Jun 23, 2020

Small Modular Reactor design

Friends of the Earth Nuclear Free Campaigner, Dr Jim Green writes that there is nothing to justify the the hype of small modular reactor enthusiast in this article originally published on Renew Economy.

Take Action: Say no to the nuclear waste dump plan

Mar 19, 2020

Take action now: say no to the nuclear waste dump plan

The National Radioactive Waste Management Amendment Bill amends the National Radioactive Waste Management Act to specifically target South Australia for a national nuclear waste 'facility' ‒ a repository for low-level waste and an above-ground 'interim' store for long-lived intermediate-level waste including nuclear reactor fuel waste.

Supporters of nuclear need a reality check: it's staggeringly expensive

Mar 10, 2020

Supporters of nuclear need a reality check: it's staggeringly expensive

The NSW Parliament's State Development Committee released its report into nuclear power last week. Conservative committee members recommended repeal of state laws banning uranium mining and nuclear power, while Labor members want to retain the legal bans.