Kick Nuclear (London)

Kick Nuclear is a London-based grassroots group campaigning against the UK's addiction to nuclear power - and supporting sustainable alternatives.

We hold regular meetings and actions in the London area. If you would like to find out more about what we do, please contact us at the email address below or check out what's going on via the 'Boycott EDF' Facebook page. You might also like to see what's going on around the rest of the UK on the 'Stop New Nuclear' Facebook page.

Alternatively, come along to one of the protests or actions listed in the box on the right hand side.

Help us campaign for safer, fairer energy for everyone.

We want a future, not a disaster!

Email: 
kicknuclear[AT]kicknuclear.org (replace [AT] with @)
Website: 
http://kicknuclear.org

News from Kick Nuclear

20 Mar 2014 - 19:38

Fukushima Update Spring 2014

Three years after the Japanese earthquake triggered three meltdowns of the
nuclear power stations at Fukushima, the plants continue to pour 400 tons of
poisoned, heavily radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean every day. As they
have every single day for three years. Scientists had been expressing surprise

16 Mar 2014 - 15:57

A hundred-strong march and rally in central London, a fifty-strong candlelit vigil opposite the Japanese embassy in Piccadilly and a packed public meeting in the House of Commons were staged this week by Japanese Against Nuclear UK, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and Kick Nuclear to mark the third anniversary of the 'triple disaster' in Japan and say "Remember Fukushima - No to Nuclear Power". Below are some links to press articles and photos of these events.

REPORTS:

Detailed report(s) from Press Association (mirrored on many other news websites):

27 Feb 2014 - 07:38

On Thursday 27th March, anti-nuclear activists will be giving out the following flyer outside the Institute of Civil Engineers building, at 1 Great George St., SW1P, from 8.30 till 9.30, where the nuclear industry will be holding another in its long series of conferences on their dream of nuclear new build. Amongst those
expected are EDF, Nugen, construction companies, Michael Fallon and others.

This is the text of the leaflet which will be handed out to those who are going in to the conference:-

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What's wrong with nuclear?

8 Jan 2014 - 15:49

A Statement on Fukushima Disaster from CND Chair Dave Webb

5 Dec 2013 - 19:37

22 Oct 2013 - 20:09

On 21st October, EDF issued a press release titled: “Agreement reached on
commercial terms for the planned Hinkley Point C nuclear power station.”

My aim in this article is to examine exactly what has been “agreed” and its
implications for the likelihood of Hinkley C being built and if so, when.

In the first paragraph of the press release, the claim in its given title above is qualified, when we read that “EDF Group and the UK Government have reached in principle an agreement on the key commercial terms for an investment contract of the planned Hinkley Point C…”

26 Sep 2013 - 21:00

Today Kick Nuclear leafleted a pro nuclear meeting at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

This is the message which they gave: ----

Why nuclear is finished.

We are here today at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers to remind them of
their own motto: 'Improving the World Through Engineering'. Which should not involve giving succour, support or a platform to an industry that has averaged a meltdown every 12 years,
and is currently pouring uncontrolled quantities of

24 Sep 2013 - 16:46

On thursday Septenmber 26th Kick Nuclear activists will be
leafleting outside of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

This will be while Professor Andrew Sherry from the Dalton
Nuclear Institute gives the annual Pressure Systems Group
lecture entitled:
‘ Nuclear energy within a low carbon world, the manufacturing
and operational challenges for existing reactor designs as well as
research challenges for future reactor systems.’

The title of the Kick Nuclear leaflet will be
‘Why Nuclear is Finished.’

The picket will be held from 17.30. to 18.30. at the

12 Sep 2013 - 05:48

Why nuclear is finished.

We are here today to correct the apparent misapprehensions of the delegates to the World Nuclear Association annual shindig.

First off, a quote from your own, World Nuclear Association, website.

'The cost of electricity generation from many renewables tends to be higher than other forms of generation.'

9 Sep 2013 - 11:47

The 38th Annual Symposium of the World Nuclear Association
will be taking place at Central Hall Westminster, during
September 11th - 13th.

Activists from Kick Nuclear will be leafleting the delagates as
they enter the building on the morning of the September 12th
from 08.00. to 09.30.