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Full Text: Hiroshima Peace Declaration

Full Text: Hiroshima Peace Declaration

Latest August 6, 2022 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

Courtesy: The Mainichi, Japan Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui delivers the Peace Declaration during the memorial ceremony on the 77th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city, at Peace Memorial Park in the city’s Naka Ward, on Aug. 6, 2022. (Mainichi/Daiki Takikawa) HIROSHIMA — The following is the full textRead More

24 Years of Nuclear Tests in South Asia: A Conversation with Anand Patwardhan [Webinar Invitation]

24 Years of Nuclear Tests in South Asia: A Conversation with Anand Patwardhan [Webinar Invitation]

Events, Latest May 13, 2022 at 7:29 pm 0 comments

On 11 and 13 May 1998, India conducted declared nuclear weapons tests in Pokhran, Rajasthan. In response to India’s tests on 11 and 13 May, Pakistan also conducted atomic test explosions on 28 May 1998. On the 24th anniversary of these tests, we will be hosting a conversation with acclaimed documentary film maker, Anand Patwardhan, director of ‘War and Peace’ (2002) that captured in vivid detail the frenzy unleashed by the atomic tests on either side.

The charade of the Kudankulam waste repository: How India’s nuclear establishment hoodwinked the courts

The charade of the Kudankulam waste repository: How India’s nuclear establishment hoodwinked the courts

Latest March 15, 2022 at 10:46 pm 0 comments

S P Udayakumar | When the Supreme Court gave a green signal to the Koodankulam reactors 1 & 2, it laid out 15 conditions for the nuclear department to fulfil and building a Deep Geological Repository (DGR) by 2018 was one of them. When there was no progress on this, Poovulagin Nanbargal (Friends of the Earth) in Chennai approached the SC again and the nuclear department sought additional time. On July 2, 2018 the SC granted time until April 30, 2022. But nothing has happened on the DGR front so far.

Urgent Update from Chernobyl: Nuclear Facilities Lost Access to the Electricity Grid

Urgent Update from Chernobyl: Nuclear Facilities Lost Access to the Electricity Grid

Chernobyl, Latest March 9, 2022 at 10:33 pm 0 comments

Olga Kosharna | Due to combat actions, Emergency disconnection of high-voltage power transmission line 750kV “Kievskaya-ChNPP” occurred on 09.03.2022 at 11:22. ChNPP and all nuclear facilities inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone – SNFSF-1, SNFSF-2 and the New Safe Confinement – remain depowered.