A quiet revolution took place in Oslo earlier this month. More than 120 governments, UN agencies, the International Committee of the Red Cross and civil society gathered to debate the problem of nuclear weapons, not in military and geopolitical terms, as has been done for decades, but through a humanitarian lens.… Read the rest
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LAUNCH OF REPORT ON THE DESCRIPTION AND CRITICAL ENVIRONMENTAL EVALUATION OF THE LYNAS ADVANCED MATERIALS PLANT IN GEBENG, PAHANG
The Lynas Advanced Materials Plant (LAMP) in Gebeng, Pahang, claims to be the world’s largest rare earth refinery project. Such industrial projects generate enormous volumes of toxic and radioactive waste and are linked with serious environmental pollution and health risks.… Read the rest