Nuclear Free Future

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Margaret Harrington hosts this discussion with nuclear arms and energy activists.

Programs in this Series

Format: 2019-12-11
Format: 2019-12-11
Environmental Justice and Nuclear Waste - 10/01/2019
Organized by the Citizens Awareness Network and the Vermont Yankee Decommissioning Alliance, activists are raising awareness of nuclear waste from Vermont Yankee being transported to West Texas and New Mexico. Guests: Leona Morgan, Nuclear Issues...
Hiroshima/Nagasaki Vigils - Why Now? - 08/19/2019
Dr. John Reuwer of Physicians for Social Responsibility talks with host Margaret Harrington about the Back From the Brink Campaign which is a call to prevent nuclear war. They discuss the recent Vermont Council on World Affairs presentation by Dr....
Updates on Radioactive Leaks and Waste from Beyond Nuclear - 05/30/2019
Kevin Kamps, Radioactive Waste Specialist from Beyond Nuclear, talks with host Margaret Harrington about the fight against the illegal high-level radioactive waste dump targeted at New Mexico which would transport nuclear waste from Vermont Yankee....
The Gender and Radiation Impact Project - 04/12/2019
Mary Olson, Director of the Southeast Office of the Nuclear Information and Resource Service, offers her insight into the greater danger faced by women and girls exposed to ionizing nuclear radiation. In this second Nuclear Free Future Conversation...
Nuclear Disasters - Nuclear Weapons, Power and Waste - 02/08/2019
Alfred C. Meyer, of Physicians for Social Responsibility, and Kevin Kamps, Radioactive Waste Specialist of Beyond Nuclear, talk with host Margaret Harrington about the need to abolish nuclear weapons. The experts discuss the hazards of nuclear power...
Vermont Yankee Entergy Sale = Consequences Part 2 - 12/10/2018
Kevin Kamps, Radioactive Waste Watchdog of Beyond Nuclear, talks with Nuclear Free Future host Margaret Harrington about the vulnerability of irradiated fuel stored at Vermont Yankee. All the nation’s nuclear power stations are vulnerable to...
Vermont Yankee Entergy Sale = Consequences - 11/01/2018
Kevin Kamps of Beyond Nuclear talks with host Margaret Harrington about the consequences of the pending Vermont Yankee Entergy Nuclear Power Plant sale to Northstar. The US Regulatory Commission has approved the transfer of the license to the NY...
Voices From Hibakusha Atomic Bomb Victims: Why We Say With Them “Never Again” - 09/06/2018
Dr. John Reuwer, with Physicians for Social Responsibility and a leader in the anti-nuclear peace movement, talks about an exciting opportunity for Vermonters to meet two of the few remaining hibukusha, the Japanese word for the survivors of the...
Gender Matters in the Atomic Era - 07/30/2018
Mary Olson, Director of the Southeast Office of the Nuclear Information and Resource Service, talks about the greater danger faced by women and girls exposed to ionizing nuclear radiation. This includes trans-generational DNA damage. An expert in...
Mobile Chernobyls, Revving Their Engines?! - 06/25/2018
Kevin Kamps, Radioactive Waste Watchdog with Beyond Nuclear, talks with host Margaret Harrington on Nuclear Free Future. They discuss the dire consequences of shipping Entergy Vermont Yankee nuclear waste to a proposed federal facility at Yucca...
Picking Up the Pieces from Atoms for Peace - 05/10/2018
Nuclear Free Future host Margaret Harrington talks with Maggie Gundersen, President of Fairewinds Energy Education, and Arnie Gundersen, Chief Engineer of Fairewinds, about decommissioning nuclear power plants, “just transitions” for...
Nuclear Update with Fairewinds Energy Education - 03/26/2018
Arnie Gundersen, Chief Engineer of Fairewinds Energy Education, talks with host Margaret Harrington about his 5-year monitoring project of radioactively-hot particles detected in dust and soils in Northern Japan after the Fukushima-dai-ichi Nuclear...
The New Nuclear Arms Race - National Security or Insecurity? - 02/15/2018
Host Margaret Harrington talks with Dr. John F. Reuwer about the dangers of nuclear war and what can be done as the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists have set the clock one minute closer to approaching atomic meltdown at Two Minutes to Midnight. Dr....
Should Vermont Yankee Nuclear Waste Be Dumped in the Southwest? - 01/04/2018
Kevin Kamps, Nuclear Waste Watchdog of Beyond Nuclear, talks with Margaret Harrington, Host of Nuclear Free Future, about the federal plan to transfer 40 years of Vermont Yankee nuclear waste to Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Following the Trump...
What We Can Do About the Risk of Nuclear War - Part 2 - 12/11/2017
Nuclear Free Future host Margaret Harrington talks with Dr. John Reuwer of Physicians for Social Responsibility about why a treaty to ban nuclear weapons is a good idea even if the nine nations who have nuclear weapons have not signed it. He...