In this blog, Susan O'Donnell highlights the reasons that CELA and The Coalition for Responsible Energy Development in New Brunswick (CRED-NB) are intervening in NB Power's request for a 25-year licence extension at their Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station.
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.
Canada’s federal budget for 2022 will be released this spring and has major implications for environmental social justice issues. This blog outlines environmental social justice issues that urgently need federal funding and attention.
Citizens' Nuclear Information Center presents guest speakers M.V. Ramana and Kerrie Blaise who will discuss the problems associated with SMRs, regulatory and economic, as well as the challenges these pose for equity and justice.
78 Public Interest groups are calling on Canada’s biggest banks to drop investments in nuclear power, including so-called Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) from their fossil-free and ESG* investment portfolios.
78 Public Interest groups, including CELA, are calling on Canada’s biggest banks to drop investments in nuclear power, including so-called Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) from their fossil-free and ESG* investment portfolios.