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6 June 2012
Socialist planning needed: A recent poll has shown 68% support - 80% among 18-44 year olds - for building wind farms across Britain...
30 May 2012
Global warming: threat critical: Global warming is the overriding environmental issue facing the world. 20 years have passed since the UN 'Earth Summit' in Rio de Janeiro highlighted the problem, yet emissions have rocketed
13 April 2011
After the tsunami hit on the reactors at Fukushima power plant, the Japanese government is raising the nuclear alert level to seven, on a par with the horrors of Chernobyl a quarter of a century ago, writes Ben Norman.
30 March 2011
Pay squeeze Average take home pay is lower today than in 2004, according the BBC's Panorama TV programme - The Big Squeeze - shown on 28 March. It reckoned that the average worker takes home £1,088 a year less than two years ago after adjusted for inflation.
23 March 2011
After Japan's tsunami disaster -: The earthquake off Japan's east coast and the giant tsunami wave that followed on 11 March has, at the time of writing, officially killed over 8,500 people with another 13,000 people still missing...
16 March 2011
Exclusive report from Japan:
Take over the power and building industries!
Millions around the world watched, read and listened in horror to the reports coming from Japan on 11 March and the days that followed...
16 March 2011
As we go to press the horrendous tsunami and earthquakes have claimed an estimated 3,000 lives in Japan. The final toll could be tens of thousands...
14 March 2011
Japan: The massive earthquake that struck north-eastern Japan on Friday 11 March and ensuing destruction caused by one of the most powerful tsunamis ever witnessed was the "worst crisis since 1945" according to Prime Minister, Naoto Kan. Reporters in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, from chinaworker.info, write.
20 September 2010
A long-term programme of investment in renewable energy sources must be a priority, leading to the progressive replacement of oil, gas, coal-fired and nuclear power stations...
19 May 2010
New records: AS 'NICE' Dave Cameron and 'corporal' Clegg cheerfully announced the immediate slashing of £6 billion in public spending (involving thousands of public sector job losses), the latest employment figures showed that unemployment is now at its highest level since 1994...
12 May 2010
AFTER THE explosion which sank the BP-leased Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, causing eleven deaths and threatening an environmental catastrophe, many people must be wondering what is to be done with the oil companies - not least the relatives of the workers killed in the explosion, writes Pete Mason.
18 November 2009
THE GOVERNMENT has fast-tracked the building of ten new nuclear stations - riding roughshod over the objections of local communities, and ignoring cost and safety concerns...
21 October 2009
Their morals: DAVID WILSHIRE, the Tory MP for Spelthorne, said (much to the relief of Tory leader David Cameron) that he wouldn't seek re-election, following allegations that he had siphoned £105,500 in parliamentary expenses into a private company - Moorlands Research Services - owned by himself and his partner...
4 June 2008
An energy policy partly based on nuclear power, as the government is proposing, obviously raises deep concerns about safety. But it is also the sheer uneconomic nature of nuclear power that makes it an abject failure as a major energy source worldwide, writes Roy Farrar.
21 May 2008
NEW SHOCK figures on climate change show that the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is at its highest level in 650,000 years...
1 March 2008
While economic issues are likely to be key to the development of a new party, they are not the only issues which are having a radicalising effect, particularly on young people...
6 February 2008
The pro-nuclear alliance of Anglesey County Council and local Labour MP Albert Owen have launched a new propaganda offensive to win people to the idea of a new nuclear power station at Wylfa on Anglesey... By Iain Dalton
17 January 2008
The government has given the go-ahead for a new generation of nuclear power stations, with no limits on how far the nuclear industry could expand.... By Steve Score, Leicester Socialist Party
11 October 2007
FIFTY YEARS ago on 10 October 1957, Windscale nuclear plant in Cumbria, since renamed Sellafield, suffered a serious fire... By Roger Shrives
4 October 2007
Anglesey: HUW JONES from People Against Wylfa B spoke to IAIN DALTON about how they are campaigning against the building of a new nuclear plant in North West Wales....
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