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Canada`s Deadly Secret

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Chronicles the struggle over Saskatchewan's uranium mining, the front end of the global nuclear system. This work digs into impac... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

Zusammenfassung Chronicles the struggle over Saskatchewan's uranium mining, the front end of the global nuclear system. This work digs into impacts on Aboriginal rights, environmental health and the effect of free trade, tracing Saskatchewan's pivotal role in nuclear proliferation and the spread of contamination and cancer. Foreword by Helen Caldicott * Preface: Telling the Story as it Unfolded * Introduction: One World, One Future * Side-Stepping Social Impact and Aboriginal Rights: Cluff Lake Inquiry * NDP Government Disinformation Campaign: Uranium Secretariat * Challenging Nuclear Scientism: Warman Uranium Refinery Hearings * Uranium Blowback: Boycott, Policy Flip-Flop and Spills * The Corporate Agenda: Profitable Uranium and Nuclear Comeback Strategy * Free Trade and Sovereignty: The Uranium Connection * Northern Opposition Mounts: Another Spill, Collusion Backfires * The National Film Board Releases "Uranium" in the North * Drawing the Line: "No!" to Nuclear Power * Nuclear Waste: The Common Sense Solution Entering the Nuclear Den: Debating History, Technology and Ideology * Going for Broke: Uranium-Nuclear Alliance Distorts Energy Options Inside the Nuclear Industry's Trojan Horse: The Saskpower-AECL MOU * The Dark Side of Nuclear Politics: One Last Go at the Inquiries * Global Education on the Nuclear Controversy * Diseconomics of the Nuclear Industry: Inefficiencies, Inflated Demand and Hidden Costs * Out of the Nuclear Closet: With a Small Green Plan * Our Deadly Secret: Saskatchewan's Continuing Role In Nuclear Weapons

Autorentext

Jim Harding is a retired professor of justice studies at the University of Regina. He is a founding member of the Regina Group for a Non- Nuclear Society and was director of research for Prairie Justice Research at the University of Regina, where he headed up the Uranium Inquiries Project. Jim also acted as consultant to the NFB award-winning film Uranium.



Klappentext

<div>Covering everything from public health to nuclear weapons, this study looks at the impact of uranium from the perspective of its largest producer—Saskatchewan, Canada. Addressing aboriginal rights, the environment, the spread of cancer, and global cooperation, the analysis presents an alternative vision that links energy, health, and sovereignty to a sustainable and peaceful future.<br></div>

Inhalt

Foreword by Helen Caldicott * Preface: Telling the Story as it Unfolded * Introduction: One World, One Future * Side-Stepping Social Impact and Aboriginal Rights: Cluff Lake Inquiry * NDP Government Disinformation Campaign: Uranium Secretariat * Challenging Nuclear Scientism: Warman Uranium Refinery Hearings * Uranium Blowback: Boycott, Policy Flip-Flop and Spills * The Corporate Agenda: Profitable Uranium and Nuclear Comeback Strategy * Free Trade and Sovereignty: The Uranium Connection * Northern Opposition Mounts: Another Spill, Collusion Backfires * The National Film Board Releases "Uranium" in the North * Drawing the Line: "No!" to Nuclear Power * Nuclear Waste: The Common Sense Solution Entering the Nuclear Den: Debating History, Technology and Ideology * Going for Broke: Uranium-Nuclear Alliance Distorts Energy Options Inside the Nuclear Industry's Trojan Horse: The Saskpower-AECL MOU * The Dark Side of Nuclear Politics: One Last Go at the Inquiries * Global Education on the Nuclear Controversy * Diseconomics of the Nuclear Industry: Inefficiencies, Inflated Demand and Hidden Costs * Out of the Nuclear Closet: With a Small Green Plan * Our Deadly Secret: Saskatchewan's Continuing Role In Nuclear Weapons

Produktinformationen

Titel: Canada`s Deadly Secret
Untertitel: Saskatchewan Uranium and the Global Nuclear System
Autor:
EAN: 9781552662267
ISBN: 978-1-55266-226-7
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Fernwood Publishing Co Ltd
Genre: Politikwissenschaft
Anzahl Seiten: 240
Gewicht: 369g
Größe: H23mm x B15mm x T2mm
Jahr: 2007
Untertitel: Englisch