Antinuclear

Australian news, and some related international items

Hiroshima, Nagasaki week – nuclear, climate news

75 years on, the inhumanity, racism, and sheer immorality of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki is becoming recognised.  Was the bombing of Nagasaki necessary, or more likely, done as a statement of threat to Russia? A Hiroshima survivor explains why 75 years of radiation research is so important.  On the Hiroshima anniversary, four  States ratify the U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, bringing the number up to 43 ratifications, near to the required 50, to make it law.  This is a significant Treaty, making it clear that,  like chemical and biological weapons, nuclear weapons are not respectable, not justifiable.

The coronavirus, and climate change have their worst effects on underprivileged people, and regions at war harder hit by climate change.

AUSTRALIA

Links between Trump administration, Falun Gong, and Australia’s government.   Another Hiroshima is Coming…Unless We Stop It Now

NUCLEAR.

Australia’s ICAN and Conservation Council of Western Australia commemorate Hiroshima Day.

Australia’s nuclear lobby targets young people, using Facebook and Instagram.

Nuclear waste dump plan for Kimba, South Australia:

CLIMATELabor’s carbon price proves effective climate policy is possible, Julia Gillard says.  CEFC backs ‘climate transition’ linked green bonds with $60m investment.

Why Kalgoorlie-Boulder wants a Malaysian rare earths plant and its radioactive waste.

RENEWABLE ENERGYRooftop solar’s stunning surge to new records, as Australia installs reach 2.5 million.    ACT Labor promises zero interest loans for solar and batteries, as election looms.  Hung out to dry: The dark side of big solar.

INTERNATIONAL

A doctor who is a hibakusha speaks out for the Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.  Nuclear bomb devastation killed over 90% of the doctors and nurses in Hiroshima.  Hiroshima survivor Koko Kondo met the man who dropped that atomic bomb.  Untrue: claims that the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki ended World War 2.  The nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki did NOT save lives and shorten World War 2.     Racism in nuclear bomb testing, bombing of Japanese people, and nuclear waste dumping.

Arms control, the new arms race, and some reasons for optimism.      The illusion that nuclear weapons are under control.

The longlasting impact of Fukushima nuclear disaster, and nuclear activities world-wide.

Nuclear waste – how to warn people for 10,000 years.

It’s not the energy salvation for the world – nuclear fusion.

 

August 10, 2020 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, Christina reviews

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