Daily Archives: August 17, 2021

2021-08-17: News Headlines

imperial.ac.uk (2021-08-17). Major nuclear fusion milestone reached as 'ignition' triggered in a lab. imperial.ac.uk Ignition is a key process that amplifies the energy output from nuclear fusion and could provide clean energy and answer some huge physics questions.

Labor Video Project (2021-08-17). Rehire Namibian Mine Union Leaders & Hands Off Lawyer Beukes! Rally At SF China Consulate. indybay.org A rally was held on 8/13/21 at the San Francisco Chinese consulate to demand the rehiring of the 9 dismissed leaders of the Miners Union of Namibia Rossing Branch. Their employers is the state owned Chinese National Nuclear Corporation.

Lawrence Wittner (2021-08-16). Baby Teeth, Collected Decades Ago, Can Show the Damage to Human Health of Nuclear Tests. warisacrime.org By Lawrence Wittner and Joseph Mangano In 2020, Harvard University's T. C. Chan School of Public Health began a five-year study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, that will examine the connection between early life exposure to toxic metals and later-life risk of neurological disease. A collaborator with Harvard, the Radiation and Public Health …

John Laforge (2021-08-16). Point Beach Reactor Courts Disaster with Sirens Turned Off. counterpunch.org A change to "emergency response" has been made at the 50-year-old Point Beach nuclear reactors on Lake Michigan south of Green Bay, Wisconsin. The operators, NextEra Energy Point Beach (NextEra), have turned off the site's disaster warning sirens. That's right, no more wailing sirens to warn of potentially catastrophic radiation releases or spills from the

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