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NZ’s nuclear resolve via the Otago Daily Times

[…] In 1987, Labour passed the New Zealand Nuclear Free Zone, Disarmament and Arms Control Act, meeting an election promise. In a largely symbolic response, the US Congress retaliated with the Broomfield Act, downgrading New Zealand’s status from ally to … Continue reading

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Low turnout at anti-nuclear rally as Taiwan banks on new leader Tsai Ing-wen’s vow to abolish atomic energy use by 2025 via South China Morning Post

Taipei, Taiwan:  An annual anti-nuclear rally in Taiwan today saw a much lower turnout than previous years as president-elect Tsai Ing-wen vows to abolish the use of atomic energy on the island by 2025. Hundreds of people gathered outside Taipei’s … Continue reading

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Austria to go 100 percent nuclear-free via Renewables International

This month, Austria went ahead with its plans to ban imports of nuclear power to the country. Electricity is to be labeled to ensure that no power from nuclear reactors is purchased from abroad. The EU is not pleased about … Continue reading

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Egypt spearheads initiative for nuclear weapons free region via Daily News Egypt

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Friday that Egypt is heading an initiative to hold a conference to rid the Middle East of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction. In a statement published on Friday by the … Continue reading

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Energy policy chief inclined toward nuclear-free Japan via The Japan Times

The nation’s new energy policy goal should be to no longer depend on nuclear power, national policy minister Motohisa Furukawa said Tuesday. Furukawa told reporters this means Japan would have to embark on a broad quest to become totally nuclear-free. … Continue reading

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Nagasaki marks anniversary of atomic bomb attack via Asian Correspondence.com

… Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue said the accident at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant, which was struck by a tsunami last March, has revealed the risk of nuclear technology. Taue urged Japan to map out concrete plans to achieve a nuclear-free … Continue reading

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