May 25, 2012 – Please pass this onto a friend!
“Electricity is but the fleeting byproduct of nuclear power. The actual product is forever deadly nuclear waste.” Michael Keegan
“We need to create a coalition of citizens to persuade Premier Dalton McGuinty and (Conservative Leader) Tim Hudak to say no to a nuclear program,” said Jack Gibbons.
Check out the new youth-oriented anti-nuke group based in Toronto. And then join them!
21 min. presentation with Kevin Kamps of Beyond Nuclear
10 min. video
Critics of the atomic phase-out said energy emissions, costs and imports would all rise. They were wrong
Sign the petition
Banks like to boast about their investments in ‘green’ tech and renewable energy but they also invest in nuclear power. You don’t see them boasting about that though.
The real reason for its (Denmark) smaller carbon footprint is its high electricity prices, which put a huge damper on power demand… Japan has no obvious substitute for its lost nuclear power. Practically and economically, that makes for a country highly motivated to adopt Danish-style energy conservation. The new catchword in Japan is setsuden, or electricity conservation.
By Gideon Forman, CAPE (Canadian Assoc. of Physicians for the Environment)
☢ SolarVision Awards are accepting nominations [no longer available but may be cached]
Celebrating solar visionaries and successes in Ontario
Ontario Opposition Leader Tim Hudak released his strategy to lower electricity rates, namely, cancelling the Green Energy Act’s feed-in-tariff for renewable energy and embarking on a major nuclear spending program to ensure that nuclear power will meet “half of our power needs.” Please send Mr. Hudak a message here xxx and ask him to develop a credible, fact-based strategy to cut the real waste in Ontario’s electricity system – nuclear power.
calling on the ON gov’t to halt their massive nuclear expansion plans – they’re free and contain postcards to Energy Minister Bentley asking him to favour lower-cost, safer and greener options. Distribute them to your friends and neighbours.
and ask him to finish the coal phase-out in 2012 and invest in energy conservation rather than build or rebuild new nukes.
and tell him that the electricity sector review must include a “value for money” analysis of future supply options
☢ Toronto area Youth Wanted for Environment Project
Are you interested in environmental issues? Do you want to meet other youth? Develop your research skills? Get paid an honorarium or earn community hours? We are looking for six researchers (ages 14-18) to join a project exploring the views of young people about nuclear power. Find out more by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline to apply is May 26.
AWARE Simcoe is hosting a public meeting in Barrie, ON on energy and the cost to society of our current system in financial, social and environmental terms. With Jack Gibbons of OCAA. Sat. May 26
Thur. June 14, 4 – 6:30 p.m., Ryerson University, 147 Dalhousie St, Toronto
June 30 – July 8, 2012
Ontario Clean Air Alliance
Tel: 416 260-2080 x 1
160 John St., #300
Toronto, ON M5V 2E5
Facebook – Ontario Clean Air Alliance