Monthly Archives: October 2016

The European Parliament has voted in favour of a historic resolution to prohibit nuclear weapons

Today a joint motion for a resolution co-authored by South West Green Party MEP Molly Scott Cato was carried by the European Parliament The resolution calls on all the governments of the EU to vote in favour of a UN … Continue reading

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Next chapter in the ‘failed horror story of an industry’. EDF’s nuclear reactors: more emergency tests

EDF, a state-owned company, now has 12 reactors out of action The French Nuclear Safety Agency has ordered EDF – the company which is to build an £18 billion nuclear power station for 21 years at Hinkley Point – to … Continue reading

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Nuclear reactor: in Japan local voters have some control

Ryuichi Yoneyama, a doctor and lawyer, has been elected governor of Niigata prefecture after a campaign dominated by concerns over nuclear safety and the future of the region’s nuclear power station. The media reports that he has promised to continue … Continue reading

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Nuclear weapons: United Nations, 2016

In October, Ms Christine Beerli, Vice President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) made a statement to the United Nations General Assembly, 71st session, general debate on disarmament. It may be read in full here. She stressed … Continue reading

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