26 September: The UN’s World Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons Media Release from ACDN
Why this day? To prevent the final catastrophe. And because 26 September 1983 was the day when the world nearly slid into the 3rd World War, a nuclear one which is still hanging over our heads 35 years later.
In March 1983 Ronald Reagan described the Soviet Union as an "evil empire". On September 1, the Soviets had judged themselves spied on by a South Korean passenger plane which had entered their airspace, and they shot it down with 269 people on board. The tension between East and (...)
Article from FRANCE TELEVISIONS "Nicolas Hulot’s resignation is an invitation to change our objectives." 10 green NGOs launch an appeal to President Emmanuel Macron
An electric shock. On Tuesday 28 August, the Minister of Ecological Transition, Nicolas Hulot, announced his resignation. He explained: "I don’t want to continue lying, I don’t push the illusion that my presence in the government means that it is up to task of facing those those high challenges, and so I have decided to leave the government."
This decision prompted a reaction from ten green NGOs, who have written an op-ed addressed to President Macron and published on Franceinfo. It speaks (...)
Peace Declaration By MATSUI Kazumi, Mayor of Hiroshima
It’s 73 years ago and a Monday morning, just like today. With the mid-summer sun already blazing, Hiroshima starts another day. Please listen to what I say next as if you and your loved ones were there. At 8:15 comes a blinding flash. A fireball more than a million degrees Celsius releases intense radiation, heat, and then, a tremendous blast. Below the roiling mushroom cloud, innocent lives are snuffed out as the city is obliterated.“I’m so hot! It’s killing me!” From under collapsed houses, (...)