Monthly Archives: March 2013

Next Stop, a Ban on Nuclear Weapons?

http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/15318-next-stop-a-ban-on-nuclear-weapons

Next Stop, a Ban on Nuclear Weapons?

Tuesday, 26 March 2013 09:38 By Tim Wright, Truthout | Op-Ed

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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Oslo Conference on humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons.

From: John Loretz <jloretz@ippnw.org>
To: IPPNW Discussions on peace and health <ippnwforum@googlegroups.com>; IPPNW Board <ippnwboard@googlegroups.com>
Sent: Thursday, 14 March 2013 12:40 AM
Subject: [IPPNWFORUM] Success in Oslo!

What follows is an unavoidably long report on what happened in Oslo last week. I hope you’ll make time to read the whole thing, but here are the headlines:
1) The government conference and the ICAN Civil Society Forum were both successful beyond our expectations.
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Report on Lynas environmental hazard

 

LAUNCH OF REPORT ON THE DESCRIPTION AND CRITICAL ENVIRONMENTAL EVALUATION OF THE LYNAS ADVANCED MATERIALS PLANT IN GEBENG, PAHANG

 

Ronald McCoy

 

 

Introduction

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

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Catastrophic Humanitarian Harm

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