Daily Archives: October 9, 2021

2021-10-09: News Headlines

Ralph Nader (2021-10-08). Solar Energy on the Frontlines and Old-Fashioned Clotheslines. dissidentvoice.org Solar energy comes to Earthlings in many ways. Ancient Persians used passive solar architecture. East Africans about the same time funneled cool ocean wind through tunnels to cool themselves. Now at long last, solar energy is outpacing new fossil fuel and nuclear facilities on price, environmental safety, and speed of installation. One use of solar …

_____ (2021-10-08). The Time To Prohibit Nuclear Weapons Is Now. popularresistance.org Dr. Helen Caldicott, who has spent decades working for a nuclear weapons-free world, recently wrote a blunt op-ed with an unforgettable headline: "With All Its Wisdom, the Human Race Is Killing Itself." | Decrying the arms industry and the nine countries that now own nuclear weapons, Caldicott points to the one trillion dollars per year that the U.S. spends on "national defense," and states that if we can't learn to live in peace, we are doomed. | At least 56 nations ("state parties") have come to the same conclusion and have now signed the new UN Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), which came i…

Prabir Purkayastha (2021-10-08). What Does India Get Out of Being Part of 'The Quad'? counterpunch.org The recent Quad leaders meeting in the White House on September 24 appears to have shifted focus away from its original framing as a security dialogue between four countries, the United States, India, Japan and Australia. Instead, the United States seems to be moving much closer to Australia as a strategic partner and providing it with nuclear submarines. Supplying

Anonymous007 (2021-10-08). USS Connecticut Nuclear-Powered Attack Submarine Suffered Underwater Collision In South China Sea. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The US Pacific Fleet revealed that on October 2nd, the USS Connecticut struck an object underwater in the South China Sea. | #USSConnecticut (SSN 22): | The More:

John Laforge (2021-10-08). NRC Conducting "Open Investigation" into Allegedly Counterfeit, Substandard US Reactor Parts, & Impossibility of Evacuating Seabrook. counterpunch.org The Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has confirmed that it is investigating allegations that counterfeit, substandard parts are currently being used in scores of nuclear reactors across the United States, and further that emergency responders in New Hampshire's National Guard and the Massachusetts State Police have been gagged by orders not

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