Category Archives: *English

Doomsday Clock Moves Closer to Midnight: Peace Activist Frida Berrigan Demands Nuclear Disarmament via Democracy Now!

On Tuesday, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists reset the Doomsday Clock for 2023 to 90 seconds to midnight, warning the world is closer to global annihilation than ever before, in part due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Since 1947, … Continue reading

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Mapping the atomic tests via Beyond Nuclear International

Interactive map tells the story of nuclear weapons tests and their toll From the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) During the First Meeting of States Parties to the TPNW, ICAN launched a new interactive resource to discover the … Continue reading

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Scientific opposition to Japan’s planned release of over 1.3 million tons of radioactively contaminated water from the Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant disaster into the Pacific Ocean via NAML.org

The National Association of Marine Laboratories (NAML), an organization of more than100 member laboratories, opposes Japan’s plans to begin releasing over 1.3 million tonsof radioactively contaminated water from the Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant intothe Pacific Ocean commencing in 2023. This … Continue reading

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Don’t dump on us: Pacific Islanders, marine scientists, urge Japan not to dump Fukushima radioactive water into the ocean via Beyond Nuclear International

By Linda Pentz Gunter The nuclear power industry has a long history of disproportionately impacting people of color, Indigenous communities and those living in the Global South. As Japan prepares to dump more than 1 million tonnes of radioactive water … Continue reading

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In the Pacific, Outcry Over Japan’s Plan to Release Fukushima Wastewater via New York Times

By Pete McKenzie Dec. 30, 2022 Every day at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan, officials flush over a hundred tons of water through its corroded reactors to keep them cool after the calamitous meltdown of 2011. Then the highly … Continue reading

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‘No miracles needed’: Prof Mark Jacobson on how wind, solar, and water can power the world via The Guardian

Damian Carrington “Combustion is the problem – when you’re continuing to burn something, that’s not solving the problem,” says Prof Mark Jacobson. The Stanford University academic has a compelling pitch: the world can rapidly get 100% of its energy from … Continue reading

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Roger Stahl discusses Theaters of War: How the Pentagon and CIA Took Hollywood with WSWS via World Socialist Website 

[…] RP: Could you speak about the movie Godzilla and how the original version, which was conceived of as a warning about the dangers of nuclear war, and what the latest version of this film has now been transformed into? RS: It … Continue reading

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Review: St. Louis paid a heavy price to help buid an atomic bomb via St. Louis Post-Dispatch

by Roland Klose, January 18, 2023 […] As Morice writes in “Nuked: Echoes of the Hiroshima Bomb in St. Louis,” the common thread that appeared to link these illnesses and deaths was Coldwater Creek, the 19-mile Missouri River tributary that … Continue reading

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An unacceptable risk to children via Beyond Nuclear International

By Linda Pentz Gunter In a peer reviewed article published in the British Medical Journal Pediatrics Open in October, my Beyond Nuclear colleague, Cindy Folkers and I, reviewed the studies currently available that look at the impact on children from radiation exposures … Continue reading

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Hot Water: Radioactive Contaminants are Seeping Into Drinking Water Around the US via CounterPunch

January 4, 2023BY LYNNE PEEPLES When Jeni Knack moved to Simi Valley, California, in 2018, she had no idea that her family’s new home was within 5 miles of a former nuclear and rocket testing laboratory, perched atop a plateau and … Continue reading

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