Newsletter XV 2021

April 06-12

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NordLink submarine cable

Apr. 12, 2021 - Germany is now using Norway as a battery

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Laschet's draft assembly law in North Rhine-Westphalia:

April 12, 2021 - Attack on fundamental rights - Broad protest alliance founded

+++ Protest alliance heralds resistance to the planned assembly law in North Rhine-Westphalia
+++ Alliance warns: The bill is an attack on the fundamental right of freedom of assembly
+++ Various protests planned online and offline

In North Rhine-Westphalia, a broad civil society alliance is forming against the planned assembly law at the state level. The draft law of the black and yellow state government represents an attack on the basic democratic right of freedom of assembly. The alliance “Stop the Assembly Act NRW - Preserve Fundamental Rights” therefore wants to critically accompany the legislative process and in this way prevent this problematic law.

“Various regulations are intended to make it more difficult for civil society actors to draw attention to their concerns with public gatherings such as rallies or demonstrations and to participate in the formation of political will. Instead of focusing on the protection of the fundamental right of freedom of assembly, the draft law creates far-reaching authorizations for the police. This is granted considerable power of interpretation and decision-making in the context of assemblies. This creates a further basis for arbitrary police action and restricts democratic rights, ”explains alliance spokeswoman Michèle Winkler ...

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Solutions for the energy transition

Apr. 12, 2021 - 100 percent renewable and still stable: This is what the power grid of the future will look like

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energy transition

Apr. 12, 2021 - Renewable energies in France are growing slowly

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Apr. 11, 2021 - Uranium enrichment in Iran - Incident at Natan's nuclear facility

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Apr. 11, 2021 - What the western media consistently conceal

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Apr 10, 2021 - The battle for Greenland's natural resources

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Apr 10, 2021 - Natural gas as a bridge solution? A greenwashing instrument

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Apr. 09, 2021 - Fukushima nuclear power plant: Tritium water is to be discharged into the sea

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Apr. 09, 2021 - Litschauer: The expansion of the Dukovany nuclear power plant is a bad deal

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April 08, 2021 - Hydrogen is not always "green"

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Apr 08, 2021 - Solar control compulsory on autopilot

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Apr 08, 2021 - The sun rises in the east

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Miraculous propagation or greenwashing deluxe:
1 nuclear lobby becomes 46 NGOs

07 Apr. 2021 - NGOs call for the inclusion of nuclear energy in the EU taxonomy

 world-nuclear-news.org - Translate with https://www.deepL.com/translator (free version)

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07 Apr. 2021 - Parliamentary election in Greenland: Change of power due to disputes over uranium

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Off topic?

Apr 06, 2021 - Sri Lanka bans the import and cultivation of palm oil

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Early elections on the Arctic island

Apr 06, 2021 - Red sun over Greenland

 

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Current News+ Apr. 06, 2021 - German environmental aid is fighting against greenwashing: Now nominate the “most brazen environmental lie” for the 2021 golden vulture price

 

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Map of the nuclear world:

It's so green ...

 

The German version of this world map:

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1fCmKdqlqSCNPo3We1TWZexPjgNDQOaLD

 

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The search in the reaktorpleite.de with the search term 

     
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Green-washed nuclear propaganda in Switzerland ?!

Nov 28, 2017 - Eco-millions for the former atomic PR agency

 

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Nuclear power plants plague

 

Media and greenwashing

greenwashing

Greenwash or greenwashing (green dyeing) is understood to mean when companies try to give themselves an environmentally friendly image with the help of public relations and PR campaigns. No wonder that nuclear companies, which have a bad reputation in Germany and other countries, also use this strategy.

LobbyControl published a study in 2007 [1] in which it examined the goals and instruments of greenwashing. Companies usually aim to achieve greater acceptance for their business areas, to influence political decisions or to receive government support, for example for climate protection projects. LobbyControl differentiates between advertising campaigns, sustainability reports, environmentally friendly model projects and much more ...

 

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Wikipedia

 

greenwashing

or Greenwash (English; literally 'green wash', translated: 'put on a green coat') is a critical term for PR methods that aim to give a company an environmentally friendly and responsible image in public without actually doing it a sufficient basis. The term alludes to green as a symbol for nature and environmental protection and laundering in the sense of money laundering or washing yourself clean. As an analogy to whitewashing (English for beautiful coloring, translated: 'get yourself a white vest'; derivation from whitewash for "sump lime") in German it can also be translated as green dyeing ...

 

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Newsletter VI 2021

February 02 to 08

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Feb. 08, 2021 - Elections at the online conference: Bavaria dominates the search for a repository

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Feb. 08, 2021 - Cold wave: France depends on electricity imports from Germany - electricity prices are climbing

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Feb. 08, 2021 - Crooked business in Zug: How a former Wehrmacht officer helped India and South Africa build the atomic bomb

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Feb. 07, 2021 - NATO contribution submitted - Armaments spending at record levels

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Feb. 06. 2021 - Atomic waste expert on citizen participation: "The chance was wasted"

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Feb 06, 2021 - No more nuclear weapons!

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The trial started 30 years ago

Feb 06, 2021 - The processing of the Hanau nuclear waste scandal

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Search for a repository in Northern Brandenburg

Feb 06, 2021 - Light and the nuclear waste

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Interview with Mycle Schneider

Feb 05, 2021 - "Nuclear power is making the climate crisis worse!"

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Feb. 05 2021 - 1.200 megawatts of power: the world's largest battery will soon be in Australia

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Feb 05, 2021 - Westinghouse signs license agreement for VVER fuel

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Feb. 05, 2021 - Get out of the Energy Charter Treaty!

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Feb. 05, 2021 - Nuclear power: China wants to bring its self-developed reactor to series production

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Feb. 04, 2021 - Study: Nuclear power is not sustainable and does not help with climate change

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Feb 04, 2021 - Radiation, limitless

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Feb. 04, 2021 - Study supports climate action against RWE: Man-made emissions responsible for glacial flood risk in Andes

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Feb. 04, 2021 - Unauthorized fuel element exports from Lingen

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Feb. 04, 2021 - Reportable leak in the Neckarwestheim nuclear power plant

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Feb 03, 2021 - Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant - British kiln costs more

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Feb. 03, 2021 - A matter of trust Looking for a nuclear waste dump? BUND criticizes digital quick participation in unfinished interim report

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Feb. 02, 2021 - Number of systems doubled - Solar boom on roofs of private homes

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Feb. 02, 2021 - Litschauer / Greens: Nuclear energy must not come into the funding pots of the Green Deal

 

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Feb. 02, 2021 - Green electricity - Safe through the dark doldrumsSafe through the dark doldrums

 

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Map of the nuclear world:

Life needs the energy transition ...

 

The German version of this world map:

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1fCmKdqlqSCNPo3We1TWZexPjgNDQOaLD

 

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The search in the reaktorpleite.de with the search term 

     
  energy transition  
     

 

brought the following results, among others:

 

Jan. 21, 2020 - Electricity and oil prices: We allow ourselves to be subsidized by the environment

Ralf Volke / rnd.de

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Aug. 19, 2020 - Right of way for the energy transition!

dr Alex Rosen / ippnw.de

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Radioactivity worldwide ...

Energy transition - without coal and nuclear power - are we running out of electricity? | Harald LeschWithout coal and nuclear power - are we running out of electricity? | Harald Lesch

 

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Nuclear power plants plague

The energy transition

The realignment of energy policy and economy in Germany, with which for the first time a large industrial state is converting its fossil-nuclear energy generation to renewable, is being closely monitored internationally. As a "laboratory of the future" and an innovative pioneering achievement, it has also been compared with the US lunar mission.

The aim of the energy transition is a sustainable, decentralized energy supply, which is to be achieved with a combination of renewable energies, intelligent energy storage, energy saving and increased efficiency. A success of the German energy transition would prove that energy supply and prosperity are possible even without conventional energy sources ...

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Wikipedia

 

Combined gas and steam power plant

A combined cycle power plant or gas and steam turbine power plant (combined cycle power plant for short) is a power plant in which the waste heat from a gas turbine power plant is used in a steam power plant. The exhaust gases from the turbine serve as a heat source for a downstream waste heat boiler, which in turn acts as a steam generator for the steam turbine.

With this combined operation, a higher degree of efficiency is achieved in the two thermodynamic cycle processes together than with separate gas turbines in open operation and conventionally fired steam power plants. Combined power plants with electrical efficiencies of up to 63,08% are among the most efficient conventional power plants ...

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green power

The term green electricity is usually used to describe electricity supply contracts with which a direct flow of money is established between the buyer and supplier of electrical energy from environmentally friendly renewable energy sources. This is done in contrast to conventionally generated electricity from nuclear energy and fossil fuels, such as mainly coal, crude oil and natural gas. Synonymous terms are green electricity and natural electricity. The main benefit of a green electricity tariff is not the direct reduction in CO2 emissions, but the promotion of investments in regenerative technology ...

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Storage power plant

In the context of electrical energy engineering and power generation, a storage power plant refers to a large energy store in which electrical energy can be temporarily stored. Storage power plants convert electrical energy, depending on the type of power plant, into potential energy (positional energy), kinetic energy, chemical energy or thermal energy, which can be stored in this form for a certain time and converted back into electrical energy when required.

During storage and recovery, depending on the type of power plant and the duration of the storage, there is a loss of energy, from which the average efficiency of a system can be determined ...

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Newsletter LV 2021

December 01-07

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Nuclear Power Incidents & Accidents + NAMS + INES

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Dec 02, 1949 - (INES 4 - NAMES 3,8) Hanford Nuclear Plant - At the secret experiment 'Green Run'259 to 444 TBq of radioactivity were released ...

Dec 06, 1972 - (INES 3 - NAMES 1,6) Sellafield nuclear plant - one of many incidents in Sellafield ...

Dec 07, 1975 - (INES 3) Greifswald NPP - An electrician triggered a short circuit on the primary side of the block transformer of block 1 ...

Dec 19, 1989 - (INES 3) Vandellòs NPP - The security systems were badly damaged by a fire ...

Dec 31, 1978 - (INES 4) Belojarsk NPP - In the turbine house of Unit 2 of the Belojarsk NPP, a ceiling plate fell on a turbine oil tank and caused a major fire. 8 people suffered high doses of radiation while organizing the reactor emergency cooling ...

 

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gun barriers | dismantling lasts for decades

Dec. 07, 2021 - Shutdown of Unit C: Final preparations in the Gundremmingen nuclear power plant

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Climate | Renewables

Dec. 07, 2021 - Free run for citizens' energy?

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Taishan NPP-1 | Evolutionary Power Reactor EPR

Dec 06, 2021 - France: Nuclear regulators are silent on design flaws

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SIPRI | armament | MIC

Report from the Stockholm Sipri Institute: 

Dec. 06, 2021 - Armaments are booming

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Tritium | Fukushima

Dec. 06, 2021 - Fukushima: Tritium throughout the Pacific

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Brokdorf | resistance

Dec 05, 2021 - Later success of the anti-nuclear movement

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radiation

Dec. 05, 2021 - Nuclear power station employees did not check radiation measuring devices - because he was too lazy

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Belgium | Exit

Dec. 05, 2021 - What about the phase out of nuclear power in Belgium?

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SMR | Accident

"Mini-nuclear power plants"

Dec. 04, 2021 - The belittling of nuclear power

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climate crisis

Dec. 03, 2021 - What the carmakers have missed until now

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Renewable

Dec. 02, 2021 - IEA: 290 gigawatts more - 2021 new record for renewable energies

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survey | Solar system

Dec. 02, 2021 - A third of all homeowners are planning a solar system by 2024

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ecofence | Russia

Dec. 01, 2021 - Alternative Nobel Prizes presented

 

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Emissions | China

Dec 01, 2021 - How many of our greenhouse gas emissions do we add to China?

 

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Map of the nuclear world:

China is building the power plants that we'd rather spare ourselves ...

 

The German version of this world map:

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1fCmKdqlqSCNPo3We1TWZexPjgNDQOaLD

 

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On Dec XNUMX, XNUMX 3 reactors are shut down:
Brokdorf, Grohnde and Gundremmingen.

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On Dec. 31, 2022 will be the last 3 reactors in Germany
taken off the grid:
Emsland, Isar and Neckarwestheim.

 

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Search the reaktorpleite.de

with the keywords:

       
  China electricity  
       

brought the following results, among others:

 

Taishan NPP-1, Evolutionary Power Reactor EPR

Whistleblower gives clues

Nov. 28, 2021 - Incident in nuclear power plant in China clarified

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Sep. 21, 2021 - Liquid salt as a coolant: China starts test operation of thorium nuclear reactor

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Apr 06, 2015 - THTR in China: A robbery and a pile of bullets ...

 

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Taishan NPP-1, Evolutionary Power Reactor EPR

AFP - 01:13

Report on possible incident at Chinese nuclear power plant

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World mirror - 04:26

CO2 emissions: China leads the way

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World mirror - 05:14

Energy transition in China: suddenly a pioneer in climate protection?

 

Will open in a new window! - YouTube channel "Reaktorpleite" playlist - radioactivity worldwide ... - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJI6AtdHGth3FZbWsyyMMoIw-mT1Psuc5Playlist - radioactivity worldwide ...

This playlist contains over 130 videos on the topic

 

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Ecosia

This search engine is planting trees!

 

Keyword search: China power plants

https://www.ecosia.org/search?q=Kraftwerke+China

 

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AtomkraftwerkePlag -
Research platform on atomic energy

 

China

Today there are 51 reactors in operation in the People's Republic of China, including a fast breeder. 14 new units are built ...

In December 2015 it was announced that according to China's new 5-year plan, 2030 nuclear power plants should be in operation by 110. The share of nuclear power in energy production is to increase to 10% ...

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Shidaowan (China)

The Shidaowan site (also called: Shidao Bay) is located in the east Chinese province of Shandong near the city of Weihai in the Rongcheng Nuclear Power Industrial Park. A gas-cooled high-temperature reactor with two modules and an output of 2012 MW has been built there since 211. The unit is intended to be used as a demonstration reactor for larger commercial units ...

On March 16, 2013, construction work began on a pilot fuel element factory near Baotou in the autonomous region of Inner Mongolia, which is to deliver fuel elements for the HTR ...

At the end of 2021, both reactors achieved a self-sustaining chain reaction (criticality) ...

 

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Wikipedia

 

China's energy industry

Due to the rapid industrialization and the increase in the standard of living (quality of life), the energy demand rose sharply. In 1985 about thirteen times as much energy was used as in 1957. The per capita consumption of energy is comparatively low at about half the international average and about a tenth of the per capita consumption of the United States. Therefore, a further sharp increase in energy demand can be forecast ...

In September 2016, China ratified the climate protection treaty adopted at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris in 2015. This provides for global warming to be limited to 1,5 ° C if possible, but in any case below 2 ° C compared to pre-industrial values.

Coal is China's most important energy source. In 2015, the share of total Chinese energy consumption was 64,4%, although the relative share has been declining for years because coal consumption is growing less rapidly than other energy sources. In the electricity sector, the share of coal was still 2007% in 83; by 2015, with the growing share of renewable energies and nuclear energy, the share had fallen to 72% ...

The installed capacity of hydropower plants in China represented more than a quarter of the global hydropower plant capacity in 2016. The share of hydropower plants in the installed capacity of all power plants in the People's Republic was 2016% in 20,2. In total there are several hundred hydropower plants in China ... 

The Chinese National Energy Agency recently increased its expansion targets by 30% and in 2015 overtook Germany as the largest installer of photovoltaics, both in total (21,3 GW) and per capita of the population of newly installed capacity (16,3 W). By 2030, renewable energies should cover approx. 20% of the total primary energy demand ...

 

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Newsletter XLV 2021

September 29th to October 06rd

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In October there are three years of incidents in Sellafield alone / Great Britain, as well as one incident in each USAin Jugoslawien, France and Pakistan

Oct. 01th, 1981th (INES 3 - NAMES 1,3) one of 15 'INES 3' accidents occurred in Sellafield, during this event 0,9 TBq radiation was released.

Oct. 05th, 1966th (INES 4) the "fast breeder" in the Akw Enrico Fermi overheated ...

October 07th to 12th, 1957 (INES 5 - NAMES 4,6) the 'INES 5' accident in Windscale / Sellafield, in which 1786 TBq radiation were released.

Oct. 12th, 1969th (INES 4) one of 5 'INES 4' incidents in Sellafield, in this event 1,8 TBq radiation was released.

Oct. 15th, 1958th "Vinča" Institute for Nuclear Sciences near Belgrade, during an experiment 6 researchers were irradiated, one died ...

Oct. 17th, 1969th (INES 4) Akw Saint-Laurent, more than 50 kilograms of uranium fuel began to melt ...

October 19, 2011 (INES 1) Akw Karachi in Pakistan, I have not yet included this 'INES 1' fault in the "INES and the list of incidents" page, as I have no information about this incident.

 

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Oct 06, 2021 - Ban on nuclear weapons in the coalition agreement!

Open letter to negotiators

In an open letter to the members of the newly elected Bundestag, representatives of German ICAN partners and friendly organizations called for a contemporary and cooperative security policy as well as nuclear disarmament under the Nuclear Weapons Prohibition Treaty (AVV) - both must become an integral part of the coalition agreement. The election result should generally be understood as a mandate to modernize.

“The previous federal government boycotted the UN treaty banning nuclear weapons. With the formation of a new government, there is now an opportunity to change that. In surveys, a majority of Germans are already in favor of comprehensive nuclear disarmament. The outcome of the election is a clear mandate for the new federal government to take part as an observer in the Conference of the Parties to the AVV in March next year and to join the UN treaty, ”emphasizes Dr. med. Lars Pohlmeier, Co-Chairman of the German Section of International Doctors for the Prevention of Nuclear War ...

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Federal police confirm:

06. Oct. 2021 - Uranium transports Gronau-Russia were "nuclear waste" - criminal complaint against Urenco

In several letters to opponents of nuclear power, the Federal Police expressly confirmed for the first time that the exports of depleted uranium from the Gronau uranium enrichment plant to Russia were nuclear waste. The letter from the St. Augustin Federal Police Directorate sent at the end of September with reference to the uranium transports of November 18, 2019 and October 5, 2020 literally states: "(...) as part of a rail transport of nuclear waste (organized by the Urenco company) (...) ". Until now, Urenco had always spoken of “recyclable material” because the export of radioactive waste is prohibited under Section 328 of the German Criminal Code.

Due to the new situation, an opponent of nuclear power from the Münsterland has now filed a criminal complaint against the Urenco company with the Münster public prosecutor's office for the “illegal export of radioactive materials”.

“For 15 years the uranium enrichment company Urenco upheld the claim that the uranium waste shipments from Gronau to Russia were“ valuable materials ”shipments. However, according to the findings of the Russian environmental organizations Ecodefense and Greenpeace Russia, uranium waste is stored in Russia without any further recycling in open spaces under the open sky. This is a flawless nuclear waste export. We are very pleased that the Federal Police have now officially confirmed this and we expect the Münster Public Prosecutor's Office to conduct detailed and targeted investigations, "said Peter Bastian from the Münsterland Action Alliance against Nuclear Plants ...

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Corruption

October 06, 2021 - The "Austria" affair

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05 Oct 2021 - France: mini reactors next big thing?

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October 05, 2021 - Reactor 3 in Cattenom shuts down

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nuclear waste

04. Oct. 2021 - Experts expect Castor interim storage facilities in Biblis by 2080

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04. Oct. 2021 - Our earth has got darker

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Ferroelectric Crystals

Oct 03, 2021 - More than 1000 times the power for solar cells

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Dear friends,

the likely decisive argument about the future of Lützerath and the further coal mining in Garzweiler has begun: yesterday activists occupied a coal excavator and several of them are still in custody. That's why there are solos. From now on there is Every Sunday in October there are long walks in the village in Lützerath from 11.30 a.m. as well as other large and small protests to prevent the site from being demolished. Because the clearing season started yesterday and RWE wants to create facts before something else is decided in Berlin.

But the 1,5 ° limit runs BEFORE Lützerath - we show solidarity and call for participation in the protests.

All current information on: www.alle-doerfer-wandern.de

Ecodefense / Alternative Nobel Prize:

Our friend Vladimir Slivyak and Ecodefense have not only fought against nuclear projects in recent years, but have also played a leading role in organizing the fight against coal mining in Russia. That is why the Alternative Nobel Prize was rightly awarded to him. Here are two large reports in taz and Deutsche Welle on the work of Ecodefense and the extremely critical situation of the environmental movement in Russia:

https://taz.de/Alternativer-Nobelpreis-fuer-Aktivisten/!5804898/

https://www.dw.com/de/russischer-umweltaktivist-erh%C3%A4lt-right-livelihood-award/a-59339087

In future, Vladimir is sure to be happy about invitations for lectures etc. - a lot is now possible again Corona-wise. And that benefits international networking and solidarity.

Coalition Poker Berlin:

The current coalition talks offer the possibility of stopping further imports of Russian coal, of finally banning uranium waste exports from Gronau to Russia and of overturning the planned fuel element cooperation in Lingen between Framatome and Russia.

And so to the last topic: We fear (certainly not the only ones) that many climate issues will come under the wheels at the traffic light talks in Berlin in order to keep the FDP (and also the SPD) on board. This applies to the coal phase-out and the speed limit, but certainly also to the shutdown of UAA Gronau and fuel element factory Lingen, for uranium and fuel element exports all over the world, for uranium centrifuge research in Jülich, for the highly enriched reactor operation in Munich-Garching or for the abandonment of the completely unsuccessful Konrad repository project.

Therefore: We should all get involved with our contacts and opportunities in Berlin over the next few weeks. The nuclear and coal phase-out is and will remain manual work - nothing works without our pressure from the streets!

So let's not watch from the sidelines, but get involved and put pressure on !!

Nuclear-free climate greetings
SOFA (Immediate nuclear phase-out) Münster, action alliance Münsterland against nuclear facilities
www.sofa-ms.de, www.urantransport.de

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Oct 01, 2021 - There is no such thing as green growth

Climate crisis It is impossible to maintain the current level of the economy without destroying the environment. Only with less of everything can a catastrophe be averted

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Switzerland

Oct 01, 2021 - The exit from nuclear energy is less expensive

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SES - Swiss Energy Foundation

October 01, 2010 - Cost study 2021: Affront at the expense of future generations

The nuclear lobby association Swissnuclear today presented the costs for the dismantling and disposal of Swiss nuclear power plants with the cost study 2021. An initial analysis by the Swiss Energy Foundation SES shows that, particularly when it comes to disposal costs, significant cost risks are passed on to the general public and future generations. The SES asks the Stenfo administrative commission responsible for the review to correct ...

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Sep 30 2021 - Why have energy prices increased so much?

The price increases for gas and electricity are enormous. The development of the last few weeks in particular is difficult to understand, says Oliver Hummel. In an interview, he explains the background and causes of the capers on the energy market ...

... With exponential price developments, there is always a bit of panic and speculation on the stock exchange, which at a certain point can no longer be explained rationally.

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Sep. 30, 2021 - IPPNW refers to the health consequences of uranium mining

Alliance statement on EU taxonomy

The European Alliance for the Self-Determination of Indigenous PeopleS made a statement on Tuesday to draw attention to the consequences of uranium mining on the territory of indigenous peoples. The statement is addressed to EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, as well as to the President and the members of the EU Parliament, who should decide by the end of the year whether nuclear energy is classified as a "sustainable" investment and included in the EU taxonomy . As a co-signatory, the International Medical Organization for the Prevention of Nuclear War underscores the catastrophic health consequences of uranium mining, especially for the indigenous population.



"In many regions of the world where uranium is mined for use in the EU, mining is endangering the health of miners and the local population," explains IPPNW Co-Chair Dr. med. Angelika Claussen. Both conventional uranium mining and so-called in-situ leaching are extremely harmful. In Niger, studies in 2004/2005 confirmed the radioactive contamination of drinking water and breathing air beyond the WHO limit values ​​...

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Sep 30 2021 - Cabinet decision for new South African research reactor

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Am 29 Sep 1957 happened in the Mayak nuclear facility an accident (INES 6) in which significant amounts of radioactive radiation were released.

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29 Sep 2021 - Czech support for nuclear power becomes law

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Alternative Nobel Prize

29 Sep 2021 - Russian environmental activist receives Right Livelihood Award

Wladimir Sliwjak and three other winners receive this year's Swedish Right Livelihood Award ...

 

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Map of the nuclear world:

How can a person fail to see what is obviously going wrong?
Greed for power, delusion, or maybe it's once again the collective desire to belong ...

 

The German version of this world map:

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1fCmKdqlqSCNPo3We1TWZexPjgNDQOaLD

 

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Search the reaktorpleite.de

with the keywords:

       
  militärisch NATO  
       

brought the following result, among other things:

 

The uranium story - nuclear lobby / uranium economy / MiK

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Aug 31, 2021 - Well equipped, corrupt and criminal

Pablo Flock / telepolis.de

 

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ARTE | History Catchers - 03:34

Explosive shots in Bikini Atoll

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ARD Monitor - 19.06.2014/08/57 - XNUMX:XNUMX

Nuclear weapons in Büchel: the government is lying to us

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Arte - Kenichi Watanabe - 01:23:55

Our beautiful nuclear world

 

Will open in a new window! - YouTube channel "Reaktorpleite" playlist - radioactivity worldwide ... - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJI6AtdHGth3FZbWsyyMMoIw-mT1Psuc5Playlist - radioactivity worldwide ...

This playlist contains over 130 videos on the topic

 

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Ecosia

This search engine is planting trees!

 

Keyword search: militarization

https://www.ecosia.org/search?tt=mzl2&q=Militarisierung

 

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Wikipedia

 

NATO expansion to the east / criticism of expansion to the east

Rejection by US politicians

In an open letter dated June 26, 1997 to then President of the United States, Bill Clinton, more than 40 former senators, members of the government, ambassadors, disarmament and military experts expressed their concerns about his planned eastward expansion of NATO and called for its suspension. The signatories included Senate Defense Expert Sam Nunn, Gary Hart, Bennett Johnston, Mark Hatfield, Gordon J. Humphrey, and Ambassadors to Moscow Jack Matlock and Arthur Hartman, as well as Paul Nitze, Reagan's disarmament negotiator, Robert McNamara, Secretary of Defense. D., Adm. James D. Watkins, former director of the CIA, Adm. Stansfield Turner, Philip Merrill, and scientists Richard Pipes and Marshall D. Shulman. The letter describes NATO's membership offers in 1997 as a "political error of historical proportions" ...

 

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Newsletter XIII 2021

March 25th to 30st

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2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011

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March 30, 2021 - Good Friday: Easter marches in Gronau and Jülich

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March 30, 2021 - Solar systems as a sign of resistance

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March 30, 2021 - Our planet is consuming too much energy

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Controversial opinion

March 29, 2021 - EU experts declare nuclear power to be a green investment

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March 29, 2021 - New solar buildings should soon be cheaper than continuing to operate fossil fuel systems

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Renewable energy

Mar 29, 2021 - Huge floating power plant supplies Singapore with electricity

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March 29, 2021 - Hydrogen should become greener

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42 years ago:

Mar. 28, 1979 - The Harrisburg Partial Meltdown

At 4 a.m. on Wednesday morning, one of the worst nuclear accidents in human history began at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

A cooling water pump had failed and reactor block 2 had shut down properly. A safety valve opened and allowed the overpressure created by the decay heat to escape from the interior of the reactor. For unknown reasons, however, this safety valve did not close again when the pressure inside the reactor normalized, and so 1000 liters of cooling water per minute now flowed into a catch basin instead of cooling the reactor.

The first release of radioactivity occurred at 4:30 a.m.

At 6:30 a.m., one of the technicians discovered the error and closed an emergency valve.

In doing so, he prevented a super-GAU.

The highest level of alert was declared at 7:24 a.m.

8:00 am US President Carter learned of the accident.

9:30 a.m. A company spokesman lied to the public, claiming that no radioactivity had been released. He suppressed the highly radioactive gas that was released, as well as the radioactive water that had flowed into the Susquehanna River.

On Friday, March 30, 1979, at 7 a.m., technicians had to let the highly radioactive hydrogen mixture escape from the reactor, because the pressure kept rising and the risk of explosion had become too great. This was the second time that a major disaster was prevented, but a huge radioactive cloud was also sent over the country.

On Friday lunchtime, more than 55 hours after the first release of radioactivity, the governor issued the order to evacuate pregnant women and young children from within 10 kilometers.

A total of 140.000 people fled the area in these days and the propagandists in the nuclear lobby continued to lie until everyone came back ...

 

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'Reactor bankruptcy'-'Playlists'-'Radioactivity worldwide ...'

Three Mile Island Documentary - English

 

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Wikipedia

https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reaktorunfall_im_Kernkraftwerk_Three_Mile_Island

 

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Nuclear power plants plague

https://atomkraftwerkeplag.wikia.org/de/wiki/Harrisburg/Three_Mile_Island_(USA)

 

When nuclear accidents are discussed, it is mostly about Fukushima 2011 and Chernobyl 1986, the accident in Harrisburg 1979 is somehow not really remembered, although the release of radioactivity in Harrisburg was more than twice as high as in Fukushima.

 

NAMS - Nuclear Accident Magnitude Scale

assesses the severity of a nuclear accident based on the release of radioactivity, the costs in millions of US dollars refer to the dollar exchange rate in 2013 ...

 

Date

 

Location

 

Release (Tbq)

 

NAMES

 

INES

 

Cost

(million US $)

April / 26/1986

Chernobyl,
Ukraine

5,2 Million

8

7

259336

March / 28/1979

Three Milles Island,
Harrisburg, United States

3,7 Million

7,9

5

10910

March / 11/2011

fukushima,
Japan

1,59 Million

7,5

7

166089

Sept/29/1957

Kyshtym, Mayak,
Chelyabinsk, USSR

1,0 Million

7,3

6

1733.4

 

The entire list for download: 

NAMS + INES - Nuclear Power Accidents (PDF)

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Pro-nuclear intelligence report leaked

March 27, 2021 - GLOBAL 2000 warns: EU Green Deal should be hijacked by the nuclear lobby

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March 26, 2021 - TOP SECRET!

Federal government declares Lingen uranium factory's nuclear deal with Russia to be a secret. Inquiries from members of the state parliament and the Bundestag remain unanswered.
“What shouldn't the public find out?” Environmentalists are calling for a final nuclear phase-out instead of new nuclear investments

The “nuclear phase-out” planned by the federal government is not taking place in Lingen, Lower Saxony. There is even more plans to invest heavily in the nuclear industry: as recently became known, Framatome, the French parent company of the Lingen fuel element plant ANF, has applied to the Federal Cartel Office for a joint venture with the company JSC TVEL, a subsidiary of the Russian state nuclear group Rosatom. The antitrust authorities approved the controversial application on March 11.3.2021, XNUMX.

What are the plans behind the investment project by the French and Russian nuclear companies in the Lingen fuel element factory?

The Lower Saxony state parliament member Hubertus Zdebel (Die Linken) and Bundestag member Sylvia Kötting-Uhl (Bündnis 90 / Die Grünen) wanted to be answered by the Federal Environment Committee last Wednesday, but they did not get an answer.

In a previous letter from the Federal Ministry of Economics to the MPs, it was stated that “the Federal Government classified the information requested on investment review procedures as classified“ Vs-CONFIDENTIAL ”and sent it to the German Bundestag's secret protection agency”. The agenda item in the Environment Committee was then deleted.

The public will not receive any replies in the future either, because the MPs must remain silent about it if they have access to the secret information ...

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March 26, 2021 - National Council pushes for reform of the EURATOM treaty

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Semi-transparent solar cells on the roof of a greenhouse

March 26, 2021 - Salad-friendly photovoltaics

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There are also proponents of small, modular nuclear reactors in Germany

March 25, 2021 - Small reactors, big problems

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Grafenrheinfeld

March 25, 2021 - Resolution of the Greens is defused

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Because of serious security deficiencies

Mar 25, 2021 - Japan's nuclear regulators prohibit re-commissioning of Niigata nuclear power plant

 

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March 25, 2021 - Macron, Orbán and Co. call for “active” EU support for nuclear energy

Frederic Simon / euractiv.de

 

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reactorpleite.de

 

Map of the nuclear world:

Germany and Austria are being gripped ...

 

The German version of this world map:

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The search in the reaktorpleite.de with the search term 

     
  EU taxonomy  
     

 

brought the following results, among others:

 

The atomic lobby gives everything and everyone, because only the boldest goats come into the garden ...

July 06th, 2020 - The Joint Research Center will evaluate the inclusion of nuclear energy in the EU tax code

world-nuclear-news.org - Translate with https://www.deepL.com/translator (free version)

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Feb. 04, 2021 - Study: Nuclear power is not sustainable and does not help with climate change

 

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YouTube channel "Reaktorpleite"

 

Radioactivity worldwide ...

Jan Böhmermann clarifies the history of atomic energyJan Böhmermann clarifies the history of atomic energy ...

 

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Nuclear power plants plague

 

EU countries are calling for new subsidies for nuclear energy

The construction of nuclear power plants in Europe had been financed by EURATOM bonds worth billions since 1977, initially in Western Europe, and since 1994 also in Eastern Europe.

Great Britain, France and the Czech Republic, which wanted to further develop nuclear energy, as well as Poland, which was planning to introduce it, demanded in April 2012 that nuclear power should be subsidized. The reason was that they couldn't find private investors for this risky and unprofitable technology. The Süddeutsche Zeitung ruled: "Nuclear power is not worthwhile - not even in France, which gets around 80 percent of its electricity from its 58 reactors. There is no other way of interpreting the letters from Paris, London, Prague and Warsaw with which the countries are involved The European Union should advertise nuclear power. Please make nuclear power eligible for subsidies. The operators of the reactors want money from the pots that are available for solar systems, wind farms and biomass power plants. These letters are an admission of how superfluous nuclear power is. " There was great outrage in Germany about this move, and even EU Energy Commissioner Oettinger rejected such plans. The "taz" and "finanzen.net" deal critically with the demands of the nuclear states.

Probably the driving force behind it was Great Britain, which cannot finance new reactors without subsidies. It was later denied by all sides that there was such an initiative, although it was available on the UK Department of Energy's website.

A motion by the SPD parliamentary group in the Bundestag "with which any subsidization of new or existing nuclear power plants in the European Union should be stopped" was rejected on May 23, 2012 by the government coalition.

On October 15, 2013, the Prime Ministers of Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary called for support from the European Union for the use and expansion of nuclear energy.

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EURATOM contradicts the nuclear phase-out

In its goals and its whole orientation - the promotion and development of atomic energy - EURATOM contradicts the nuclear phase-out in Germany and other European countries.

For example, EURATOM is promoting nuclear energy research in the area of ​​G4 reactors through the "Euratom Fission" program, financed by EU funding.

The EURATOM contract helps ensure that a large number of nuclear transports continue to run through the urban areas of Bremen and Hamburg, despite the nuclear phase-out. This is because it provides "that Member States remove all quantitative restrictions on imports and exports from one another". In 2013, the EU examined whether a prohibition clause against some of the radioactive transports, which was included in the Bremen Port Operations Act, contradicted the EURATOM contract.

You have to ask yourself how consistent it is when the federal government on the one hand initiates the nuclear phase-out, but on the other hand remains a member of EURATOM and financially supports its framework programs for the promotion of nuclear energy.

Nuclear power opponents describe the EURATOM Treaty as out of date and demand that it be abolished. EURATOM has so far established a special position for nuclear energy and secure "old privileges and subsidies". Instead, the treaty must be further developed into an "instrument for nuclear safety and the dismantling of contaminated nuclear waste" ...

 

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Wikipedia

 

Lobbying

Lobbying, lobbying or lobbying is a term taken from the English (lobbying) for the representation of interests in politics and society, in which individual persons or interest groups ("lobbies") try to influence the executive, the legislature - mainly by cultivating personal connections . Lobbying also influences public opinion through public relations work. This is mainly done through the mass media.

The term has negative connotations (secondary meanings), so interest groups do not appear under this term. Common names for lobbying are, for example, public affairs, political communication and political advice. Companies and organizations sometimes have an office in the capital or a representative in the capital, but also offices at the state governments.

In 2006, Thomas Leif and Rudolf Speth introduced the term Fifth Power for lobbying in analogy to the term Fourth Power for the mass media, which, however, is viewed by other authors as exaggerated. Thilo Bode headlined the glyphosate scandal 2017 in the newspaper for German and international politics, in the October 2018 issue: "Lobbyism 2.0: The industrial-political complex." ...

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Military-industrial complex

The term gained popularity through the US President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who in his farewell speech on January 17, 1961 expressly warned against the entanglements and influences of the military-industrial complex in the USA. Eisenhower, who himself had once been Chief of Staff of the Army, like Mills saw the military-industrial complex as a danger to democratic institutions and democracy. Through the effect of this complex on jobs and economic power, the political leadership could be induced to want to resolve conflicts more militarily than politically and thus act as an extended arm of the armaments industry lobby ...

 

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