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Those 27,000 Nukes

How to ban nuclear bombs and save the planet With just 50 of the world's 27,000 nuclear weapons having the capacity to kill an amazing 200 million people, you'd reckon that nations would thump their parliamentary tables and ban those bombs completely. After all, only nine countries have nuclear bombs. Yet despite active campaigns involving millions of people, five decades after the first nuclear bomb was dropped on Hiroshima in Japan, an international convention to ban the bomb has still not…

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Power to the people

'We are the millions of women and men, organisations, networks,movements, trade unions from all parts of the world. We come from ruralzones and urban centres. We are of all ages, cultures and beliefs, butare united by the strong conviction that another world is possible.…

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Enter stage left

A radical take on improving peoples physical and environmental security...…

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Climate Talks in Bangkok

BANGKOK, 2 April, 2008:This week, climate negotiators are in Bangkok hammering out a workplanwhich will allow them to reach a new set of agreements by the end of2009.Contrary to some reports, the Kyoto Protocol does not end in 2012– it is simply the end of the first commitment period and all so-calledAnnex 1 (mainly industrialized) countries are legally required tocommit to new binding emission reductions targets.…

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Radio New Internationalist - The Dirt on Nuclear

It used to be that No way!; and nuclear belonged in the same sentence. But as the international community scrambles for solutions to address the problems associated with climate change, now were being told that nuclear energy is clean and green. Pacific commentator and campaigner Nic Maclellan joins todays team to dish up the very extensive pile of dirt on the nuclear alternative: the problems of waste that wont go away; the world-wide radioactive fallout from operational plants to date; and…

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Fusion confusion

With the de-nuclearization of North Korea is back in the news this week, Zoe Cormier considers the hypocrisy of rich nations’ own nuclear programmes.…

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Show solidarity for 'Star Wars' hunger strikers

Two Czech activists have been on hungerstrike since May 13, in protest at their government’s intention to hostpart of the US’s ‘Son of Star Wars’ missile defence system.One of the two, Jan Bednář, was taken to hospital yesterday with liverfailure. Despite being in critical condition, he says he cannot stophis strike.…

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Scotland should say ‘Yes’ to ousting Trident

Nuclear disarmament should be a priority for the new Scottish government, thinks John Finnie.…

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Greenham Common's final act

Peace campaigner Sarah Hipperson completes the final act in a peace drama that has dominated the last 30 years of her life. Paul Donovan reports.…

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