How nuclear power powers the bomb|
by Alex Rosen, Co-President, IPPNW-Germany
September 30, 2019
Reuters recently reported that nuclear energy is both too slow and too expensive to present a meaningful response to the climate catastrophe facing our planet So why are countries like the UK, France, Russia, or China still investing in it?
The answer lies in the demands of the military, who require a robust backbone of civil nuclear infrastructure for their nuclear weapons programs. This backbone includes the mining, refinement, transportation, enrichment, and (...)
Saintes, 6 August 2019: Homage to the victims of the atom bombs, and Appeal to the French Parliament|
Published in French on 25 August 2019
On 6 August 2019, as happens every year, the city of Saintes and ACDN (Action des Citoyens pour le Désarmement Nucléaire) together commemorated the victims of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on 6 and 9 August 1945.
Over sixty people, including representatives of the City Hall and the War Veterans, a member of the European Parliament, and representatives of NGOs including a Japanese one, some artists, and citizens of Saintes and towns nearby or (...)
Will we draw the right lessons from Russia’s military accidents?|
Nine individuals ready to blow up our planet. What is the French parliament doing to neutralise them?
Published in French on 16 August 2019
As far as we know, nine men have a finger on the atomic button. Nine Heads of States possessing nuclear weapons (and perhaps Saudi Arabia has some too) are ready to explode them at any moment if a good reason comes along - their notion of a good reason, of course.
Will they hear the terrible warning shot fired on August 8 by the Russian experimental missile, a nuclear-powered one which Nato calls the "Skyfall", which caused 5 deaths on the Nyonoska (...)