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Fukushima 10 Years On: Peace Boat Report

Fukushima 10 Years On: Peace Boat Report

Anthropocene, Featured, Fukushima March 21, 2021 at 5:46 am 0 comments

Peace Boat | Kawasaki Akira Translation: Meri Joyce Introduction Ten years have passed since the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck eastern Japan on March 11, 2011, and the subsequent disaster at the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. This article outlines the current situation of the people impacted byRead More

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Nuclear Safety Regimes and India: What the Silence on the latest Fukushima Crisis Tells Us

Sonali Huria| The Leaflet  THE new year has begun on a grim note with a toxic gas leak at the Rourkela Steel Plant in Odisha on 6 January, which claimed the lives of four contractual workers. This is the latest in a disconcerting string of industrial accidents in India over the last fewRead More

Nuclear War in South Asia Could Kill Millions, Unleash Global Starvation and Climate Change: New Study

Nuclear War in South Asia Could Kill Millions, Unleash Global Starvation and Climate Change: New Study

A new research study, published in the journal Science Advances, concludes that a nuclear exchange between India and Pakistan, which are currently in conflict over Kashmir and engaged in a nuclear arms race with rapidly expanding weapons stockpile and delivery systems, could instantly kill 125 million people and cause global mass starvation.

The findings must force a serious rethinking for the South Asian neighbours and the entire world.

Nearly Everyone on Earth Would Be Threatened if Nuclear Winter Occurs: New Study

Nearly Everyone on Earth Would Be Threatened if Nuclear Winter Occurs: New Study

Anthropocene, Nuclear Weapons September 8, 2019 at 2:05 am 0 comments

Rutgers University | If the United States and Russia waged an all-out nuclear war, much of the land in the Northern Hemisphere would be below freezing in the summertime, with the growing season slashed by nearly 90 percent in some areas, according to a new study. Indeed, death by famine would threaten nearly all of the Earth’s 7.7 billion people, according to the research.