# nuclear - Yesterday’s News
The US President will use an open-air speech to propose a reduction in American and Russian warheads.
# nuclear - Sunday 9 June, 2013
The talks were to set up a high-level meeting in Seoul after months of tensions.
# nuclear - Wednesday 1 May, 2013
An Taisce argues that the decision to build the nuclear power station was made without consultation with the Irish people.
# nuclear - Thursday 11 April, 2013
The problem with deterrence theory is that, at its root, it is based on threats which can lead states to the brink of war. North Korea’s behaviour should instead be viewed as an opportunity for engagement, writes Jason Douglas.
# nuclear - Tuesday 2 April, 2013
North Korea is restarting a nuclear reactor, while saying it now considers itself in a ‘state of war’. How do you feel?
North Korea shut down the reactor in July 2007 until an aid-for-disarmament deal – but now there are concerns that it will be used to produce weapons-grade uranium.
# nuclear - Saturday 30 March, 2013
North Korea has issued a warning to Seoul and Washington, saying that “any provocation” could swiftly escalate into an all-out nuclear conflict.
# nuclear - Tuesday 12 March, 2013
While a functioning nuclear weapon remains years away for North Korea, recent activities and statements will nevertheless have a worrying effect in Seoul, Washington and the wider world, writes Jason Douglas.
# nuclear - Tuesday 19 February, 2013
North Korea will never be included in international non-proliferation efforts if it is eternally treated as a pariah, writes Eoghan Murphy.
# nuclear - Tuesday 12 February, 2013
Even North Korea’s sole international ally, China, was stern in its condemnation of the nuclear test and threats to the United States.
# nuclear - Friday 8 February, 2013
People whose homes or farms were affected by radiation from the Fukushima plant will file class-action lawsuits next month for damages.
# nuclear - Saturday 2 February, 2013
Strong tremors have been confirmed across Hokkaido island but no damage has been reported at the several nuclear facilities in the region.
# nuclear - Friday 25 January, 2013
Proposals by Japan’s new nuclear watchdog may see a massive plant in centre of the country shut down over safety fears.
# nuclear - Tuesday 15 January, 2013
Throw your hands up at us.
# nuclear - Friday 11 January, 2013
An Sunni extremist group has claimed responsibility for the attack – one of the most deadly in Pakistan’s history and the worst single attack ever against Shiites in the country.
# nuclear - Monday 10 December, 2012
Geologists say an existing Japanese nuclear plant may be sited over an active seismic fault – indicating that it will probably have to be scrapped.
# nuclear - Wednesday 28 November, 2012
Iran is to step up its uranium enrichment programme by sharply increasing the number of centrifuges used to make nuclear fuel.
# nuclear - Tuesday 27 November, 2012
Department of the Environment releases report from independent experts on risk to Ireland of a radioactive leak at the Cumbrian nuclear site as it is being decommissioned.
# nuclear - Saturday 17 November, 2012
The former Pakistan president said the two nuclear-armed countries need to settle their differences in order to ease tensions in the region.
# nuclear - Wednesday 7 November, 2012
Operators failed to dispose of radioactive waste properly, as cost of decommissioning site rises, says watchdog.
# nuclear - Sunday 28 October, 2012
The nuclear power plant in Solvenia has been “preventively” shut down due to heavy rains.
# nuclear - Friday 26 October, 2012
Higher-than-normal radiation levels have been found in fish caught off Japan’s east coast, which could indicate the plant is still leaking.
# nuclear - Sunday 21 October, 2012
The government is increasing a surcharge on electricity bills to fund the development of alternative energy.
The New York Times reported that the US had agreed one-on-one talks with Iran after the November presidential election but the White House has denied this.
# nuclear - Friday 12 October, 2012
# nuclear - Wednesday 3 October, 2012
A leaked European Commission report shows nuclear safety within the EU needs investment of between €10 billion and €25 billion.
# nuclear - Friday 10 August, 2012
Israel has insisted the threat of Iran developing a viable nuclear weapon was becoming more “urgent” – but Washington has indicated diplomacy remains the best option.
# nuclear - Tuesday 7 August, 2012
Officials say they plan to have six nuclear subs in operation by 2018.
# nuclear - Monday 30 July, 2012
Operators of the nuclear plant ruled out any possible radiation leak at the plant after the automatic shutdown.
# nuclear - Saturday 28 July, 2012
Missile silos and Nazi bunkers have been converted into habitable homes, while other designers are focused on preparing shelters for surviving catastrophes.
# nuclear - Sunday 22 July, 2012
It’s claimed workers were forced to underreport the amount of radiation they were exposed to so they could stay on the job longer.
# nuclear - Friday 20 July, 2012
One man said it was a “wonderful thrill” to stand at Ground Zero and watch a nuclear explosion (people enjoyed different things in 1957).
# nuclear - Thursday 5 July, 2012
# nuclear - Monday 2 July, 2012
Three-day drill starts days after EU and US imposed new sanctions.
# nuclear - Sunday 1 July, 2012
The Ohi plant’s reactor No 3 is returning to operation despite divided public opinion on the use of nuclear power.
# nuclear - Monday 25 June, 2012
A local military official says that the attackers caused some damage to the facility and stole a “sizeable quantity” of food.
# nuclear - Monday 18 June, 2012
International efforts to end deadlock over Iran’s nuclear programme take place in Moscow.
# nuclear - Friday 8 June, 2012
The IAEA met with an Iranian delegation in Vienna today to discuss issues concerning Iran’s nuclear programme.
# nuclear - Wednesday 6 June, 2012
Plants across the EU were stress tested following Japan’s Fukushima crisis.