Yesterday (April 1, 2020), three former UK Royal Navy Commanders sent a letter to all UK members of parliament questioning the policy of maintaining a continuous at sea nuclear deterrent. The commanders note that the £2 billion a year cost of maintaining this nuclear posture and readiness for war appear to be unjustifiable, especially as the economic costs of the coronavirus … [Read more...] about Does the USN have any Commanders as Sane and Wise?
Bloomfield City Council withdraws from Jefferson Parkway Funding. Based on high levels of Plutonium (Pu) in soil samples provide by CU scientists which contradicted assertions that Rocky Flats clean up was dependable. Bet you forgot! This bit of local Colorado News was not disseminated much beyond the local activist community because it supports not just the need to close … [Read more...] about Broomfield City Council Withdraws from Jefferson Parkway re; nuclear pollution
Nuclear Watch New Mexico On March 11, the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) sent the federal Environmental Protection Agency a formal notice that the Lab will intentionally release up to some 100,000 curies of tritium, a radioactive isotope of hydrogen gas, beginning April 17, 2020. (One curie is equal to 37 billion radioactive disintegrations per second.) An internal … [Read more...] about LANL Plans to Release Up To ~100,000 Curies of Radioactive Gas
Join Lindsay Koshgarian of the Institute for Policy Studies and Bill Hartung of the Center for International Policy for the first of two national calls on Global Days of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS). Thursday, March 19, 2020 8 – 9 pm EDT; 7 – 8 pm CDT; 6 – 7 pm MDT; 5 – 6 pm PDT Click here to register. Lack of preparedness for the COVID-19 epidemic reveals the … [Read more...] about Global Days of Action on Military Spending March 19
Fukushima nuclear catastrophe, 9 years on Beyond Nuclear was invited onto a number of television and radio shows to discuss the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear catastrophe in Japan, nine years to the day after it began on 3/11/11. The t.v. interviews included RT's "The News with Rick Sanchez" and "Watching the Hawks"; radio interviews included Sputnik International's "Loud & … [Read more...] about Fukushima disaster 9 years on from Beyond Nuclear