Nuclear

23/01/20
Author: 
Jessica Corbett
The Doomsday Clock reads 100 seconds to midnight—a decision made by the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists—during an announcement at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 23, 2020. (Photo: Eva Hambach/AFP via Getty Images)

January 23, 2020

Citing the worsening nuclear threat and inaction on the climate crisis, scientists issue a historic warning about the risk of global catastrophe.

"The Doomsday Clock now stands at 100 seconds to midnight, the most dangerous situation that humanity has ever faced. Now is the time to come together—to unite and to act."

07/08/19
Author: 
Aviva Chomsky
Despite challenges from parts of both the labor and the environmental movements, which its sponsors had undoubtedly hoped would be among its strongest supporters, Markey and Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal resolution has gone a remarkably long way toward putting a genuine discussion of what an effective and just climate policy might look like in the public arena for the first time. (Photo: Emelia Gold)

This article contains some rare information and analysis about U.S. unions' positions on the Green New Deal and the climate disruption crisis in general.

Published onTuesday, August 06, 2019 by TomDispatch

03/06/19
Author: 
Giff Johnson
Picture taken by the US Defense Nuclear Agency in 1980, shows the huge dome built over top of a crater left by one of the 43 nuclear nuclear tests over Runit Island in Enewetak in the Marshall Islands. (GIFF JOHNSON / US DEFENCE NUCLEAR AGENCY / AFP)

MAJURO, Marshall Islands (AFP) — As nuclear explosions go, the US “Cactus” bomb test in May 1958 was relatively small — but it has left a lasting legacy for the Marshall Islands in a dome-shaped radioactive dump.

The dome — described by a UN chief Antonio Guterres as “a kind of coffin” — was built two decades after the blast in the Pacific ocean region.

21/05/19
Author: 
Kyle Swenson

 

May 20, 2019 - At 6:45 a.m. on March 1, 1954, the blue sky stretching over the south Pacific Ocean was split open by an enormous red flash.

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09/11/18
Author: 
Federal Green Party of Canada

 Nov 8, 2018

Watch press conference with Elizabeth May here .

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