Essays and Answers

by Gordon Edwards, Ph.D., President,
Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility


[ Final submission on the Great Lakes Nuclear Waste Dump (Oct 9 2014) ]

[ Testimony on the Great Lakes Nuclear Waste Dump (Sept 9 2014) ]

[ Uranium – Its Uses and Dangers (Sept 25 2014) ]

[ Nuclear Waste Governance in Canada (Sept 1 2014) ]

[ Reactor-Grade Plutonium and Bombs (Apr 1 2014) ]

[ The Age of Nuclear Waste is Upon Us (Mar 12 2014) ]

[ Decontamination Efforts Following the Fukushima Disaster [LARGE FILE] (Mar 5 2014) ]

[ CCNR Comments on US NRC's Plans for Storing High-Level Nuclear Waste (Dec 20 2013) ]

[ Examples of Rolling Stewardship for Nuclear Wastes (Oct 30 2013) ]

[ CCNR To Panel: "Do Not Allow OPG to Abandon Its Nuclear Wastes" (Aug 20 2013) ]

[ Nuclear Waste DUD: When does a Repository become a Dump? (Aug 13 2013) ]

[ "Don't Push Your Luck!" -- extended operation of the Pickering reactors (April 29 2013) ]

[ Reprocessing Nuclear Waste in Japan (NY Academy of Sciences Mar 12 2013) ]

[ Weapons Grade Uranium and the Production of Medical Isotopes (Mar 3 2013) ]

[ Dismantling Nuclear Structures Provides Jobs (Jan 29 2013) ]

[ Nuclear Waste: The Radioactive Contamination of Recycled Material (Jan 18 2013) ]

[ The Failure to Answer Fundamental Reactor Safety Questions (Jan 13 2013) ]

[ The Unavailability of CANDU Safety Systems (Dec 9 2012) ]

[ Oral Testimony by G. Edwards vs Darlington Refurbishment (Dec 6 2012) ]

[ The Decline of Nuclear Power Worldwide (Nov 14 2012) ]

[ Don't Refurbish Darlington; Report to Parliament Instead (Oct 13 2012) ]

[ Keynote Address - Nuclear Labyrinth on the Great Lakes (Oct 4 2012: video starts at 24 min.) ]

[ Edwards to Montreal Press Club - Nuclear Threats Update (Aug 6 2012: video 1h12m) ]

[ Thinking Outside the Nuclear Box -- The End of an Era (Sept 25 2012) ]

[ Thinking About Thorium Reactors (Sept 16 2012) ]

[ Nuclear Regulator Allows 'Tritium Unlimited' (Sept 15 2012) ]

[ Peterborough Pollution: Tritium in the Twilight Zone (Sept 08 2012) ]

[ Radio Interview on High Level Wastes near Lake Huron (30 min; Aug 30 2012) ]

[ Background: SNC-Lavalin and the Demise of CANDU competence (May 10 2012) ]

[ Audio: SNC-Lavalin and the Sale of AECL's CANDU Division (May 10 2012) ]

[ CCNR Comments on the CNSC Post-Fukushima Action Plan (Feb. 4 2012) ]

[ Dangers of the Spent Fuel Pool of Unit 4 at Fukushima Dai-ichi (Jan. 13 2012) ]

[ Time to Relocate the Port Hope Uranium Conversion Facilities (Dec. 19 2011) ]

[ YOUTUBE VIDEO: An overview of uranium mining (Nov. 23 2011) ]

[ CCNR Submission to CNSC re. Restart of Point Lepreau (Nov. 14 2011) ]

[ Nuclear Fuel Waste - Questions About Alternative Disposal Methods (2005/2011) ]

[ Fukushima Dai-ichi's Fourth Reactor Needs Independent Assessment (Oct 24 2011) ]

[ Refurbishing Gentilly-2 Will Not Make It Safe; Shutting it Down Will (Oct 18 2011) ]

[ Chalk River : Canada's Nuclear Sacrifice Area (Sep 6 2011) ]

[ Fukushima Fallout: Worse than Hiroshima or Chernobyl? (Aug 2011) ]

[ The Plight of Canada's Nuclear Industry (Aug 2011) ]

[ Thorium Reactors -- Back to the Dream Factory (July 2011) ]

[ How long do nuclear wastes continue to generate heat? (July 2011) ]

[ "Ask An Expert" -- Questions about the Fukushima disaster (CTV Mar 17 2011) ]

[ A Brief Critique of the CNSC's "Technical Briefing" on Steam Generators (March 10 2011) ]

[ No More Nuclear Reactors on the Great Lakes! (February 22 2011) ]

[ "Radiation is Invisible" - Critique of the Matoush Uranium Project EIS (November 23 2010) ]

[ Submission to the CNSC on the steam generator issue (Edwards Sep 13 2010) ]

[ Should Canada be Recyclicing Radioactive Metal? (RCI Audio, Edwards 2010) ]

[ Notes on the Isotope Shortage (Edwards 2009) ]

[ Following the Path Backwards: High Level Nuclear Waste and the NWMO (Sept 2005) ]

[ Exploding the Nuclear Myths (Edwards, 2001) ]

[ Historical Origins of Canada's Nuclear Liability Act (Edwards '97) ]

[ Nuclear Power in Quebec (Débat public sur l'Énergie, '95) ]

[ Plutonium Anyone? -- Ploughshares Article by G. Edwards ('95) ]

[ Reactor Accidents at Chalk River -- The Human Fallout ]

[ Nuclear Medicine, Radio-isotopes and Nuclear Reactors ('91) ]

[ Uranium: The Deadliest Metal -- background article (Edwards 92) ]

[ Uranium: Known Facts and Hidden Dangers (Salzburg address) ]

[ Uranium : A Discussion Guide -- Questions & Answers ]

[ "Nuclear Wastes: What, Me Worry?" Update (1987 Addendum) ]

[ A Chernobyl in Canada - it could happen here (Globe & Mail '86) ]

[ Canada's Role in the Bomb Programs of US, UK, France and India: A Chronology ]

[ Fueling the Nuclear Arms Race -- and How to Stop It (Edwards '85) ]

[ Canada's Nuclear Dilemma -- Journal of Business Administration (Edwards '82) ]

[ Cost Disadvantages of Expanding Nuclear Power (Edwards '82) ]

[ Health/Environment Issues Linked to Nuclear -- A: Radioactivity ]

[ Health/Environment Issues Linked to Nuclear -- B: Health Effects ]

[ Health/Environment Issues Linked to Nuclear -- C: Nuclear Fission ]

[ Canada's Nuclear History: The Myth of the Peaceful Atom (Edwards '83) ]

[ Reactor hazards in Canada - what's all the fuss about? (Edwards '78) ]

[ The Nuclear Debate: A Metaphorical Framework (Edwards '78) ]

[ Estimating Lung Cancers from Permitted Radon Exposures (Edwards/78) ]

[ What is Reprocessing? Past AECL Plans for Plutonium and Thorium ('78) ]

[ "Nuclear Wastes: What, Me Worry?" (1978 Original) ]

[ Time to Stop and Think: A Brief to Pierre Elliot Trudeau ('77) ]

[ The Dangers of Nuclear Power: An Open Letter to Physicists ('72) ]


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