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Misquoting William Wordsworth: “My heart leaps up when I behold a rainbow in the sky near a nuclear power station”

Marianne Birkby: “rainbow-wash to brainwash us all into embracing new nuclear”  Landscaping by Worcester’s One Creative Environments (shortlisted) proposes to include earthworks shaped to represent the splitting of the atom, energy and particle trails and an outdoor science park ‘to … Continue reading

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The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has been passed

“The world has been waiting for this legal norm for 70 years,” said Elayne Whyte Gomez, Costa Rica’s ambassador to the U.N., referring to the nuclear bombs the U.S. dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 during World War II. The … Continue reading

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No Need for Nuclear: The Renewables are Here – Conway Hall conference

On the Saturday 17th June the first anti-nuclear power conference in 30 years, No Need for Nuclear: The Renewables are Here was held at Conway Hall in central London, hosted by CND. Academics, MPs and industry representatives spoke at the meeting which … Continue reading

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‘Transport’ tunnel filled with toxic nuclear waste collapsed in Washington state

Though this incident was widely reported we put it on record here in case any of May’s visitors (left) missed it. The US Department of Energy declared an emergency after a ‘transport’ tunnel filled with nuclear waste collapsed in Washington state at … Continue reading

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BRITAIN’S NUCLEAR BOMB: Bruce Kent draws attention to the BBC’s jingoistic account of this costly ‘achievement’: at least menacing health – at worst fatal to innocent millions

BRITAIN’S NUCLEAR BOMB: The Inside Story 3rd May, BBC Four In 1957, Britain exploded its first megaton hydrogen bomb – codenamed Operation Grapple X. It was the culmination of an extraordinary scientific project, which against almost insuperable odds turned Britain into … Continue reading

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This England? Odd sort of a country where those willing to vaporise countless numbers of civilians are defined as moderate and someone who prefers dialogue as extreme

(Extract from a satirical blog on another website- see full text here) And finally, lest you missed it, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon appeared briefly early last week to warn yet again that Jeremy Corbyn is a threat to national security, … Continue reading

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UN treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons: the chair of the conference is confident that it can be concluded by 7th July

ICAN reports that two decades of paralysis in multilateral nuclear disarmament efforts have ended as representatives from more than 130 governments began work. More than 800 elected representatives from 42 nations helped ICAN to build support for this UN process … Continue reading

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