Media Release: Federal Budget Funding for New Nuclear Reactors a ‘Climate Throwaway’

The 2022 federal budget announcing investment in unproven nuclear reactor designs, dubbed Small Modular Reactors (SMRs), is being called a "climate throwaway" by civil society groups. Just days after the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its starkest report yet urging aggressive climate action, the federal government is choosing to invest in yet-to-be proven technologies that miss the mark for halving emissions by 2030.

Media Release: Government’s early holiday gift to the nuclear industry “naughty, not nice”

Public interest groups across Canada reject federal funding of small modular nuclear reactors. Media Release in advance of expected announcement tomorrow. And Backgrounder - Why SMRs are a dirty, dangerous distraction