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10,000 Young Indians Call for Pause on Nuclear Power

Nuclear   option is not for future generations! The Indian Youth-Science Forum. 15 Dec 09
Ten thousand (10,000)  young scientists, engineering students and   concerned citizens,  have,  in a Memorandum to Prime Minister who is also Atomic Energy Minister, asked the  Government of India  to re- assess the  futuristic social  cost  of  its   ambitious  Nuclear Power programme…… Continue reading

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Climate Change the opportunity to sell off nuclear to developing countries

The farce in the name of climate change Promoting business interest by other means! Organiser By MD Nalapat -Dec 2009 ………………What is the actual agenda of key delegations to the Copenhagen Conference? The first is the sale of expensive technologies to developing countries, primarily nuclear energy…… Continue reading

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Uranium industry banking on Copenhagen

Oil, uranium to ride global warming policy wave * Robin Bromby,  The Australian * December 14, 2009 “………….the thing that sticks in the mind about the chatfest in Denmark is a report from nearby Brussels that predicts the climate meeting will lead to oil hitting more than $US160 a barrel next year and uranium heading for a new high.……….The bank also says uranium will benefit from Copenhagen. More nuclear plants will be built in the fight to reduce carbon emissions

Oil, uranium to ride global warming policy wave | The Australian

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Prospect of an Israeli strike on Iran’s nuclear plants

From The Times December 14, 2009 Binyamin Netanyahu must decide whether to strike Iran’s nuclear facilities

The moment is fast approaching when Binyamin Netanyahu, the Israeli Prime Minister, may have to make the most difficult decision of his career — Continue reading

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USA committed to its nuclear arsenal

Guarding the U.S. nuclear arsenal  Tehran Times 14 Dec 09 Interviewee: Lt. Gen. Frank G. Klotz, commander of Air Force Global Strike CommandU.S. President Barack Obama has made nuclear nonproliferation and arms control a centerpiece of his foreign policy. But until the United States gives up on its policy of nuclear deterrence, stewardship of atomic assets will be a centerpiece of Pentagon planning…….. Continue reading

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Weapons smuggled in North Korean plane

North Korean plane carrying smuggled arms seized in Thailand Five held in Bangkok over 35-tonne cargo which included rocket launchers, grenades and missiles missiles Simon Tisdall guardian.co.uk,  13 December 2009 Continue reading

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North Korea to ‘co-operate’ in nuclear talks

North Korea agrees nuclear ‘co-operation’ with US BBC News 14 Dec 09

North Korea says it will continue to co-operate with the US on ending its nuclear programme and agrees that stalled talks need to resume.

The country’s foreign ministry said Pyongyang would work with the US to “narrow remaining differences”. Continue reading

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Survey proves worldwide desire for renewable energy

Investments in renewable energy seen as method to address climate change Renewable Energy Focus 13 December 2009 A global survey of 24,071 adults around the world shows majority support for government investments in renewable energy to address climate change. Continue reading

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Exorbitant costs for atomic vets seeking compensation

Nuclear tests victioms’ outrage as legal bill soars to 16 million pounds sterling Mirror.co.uk By Susie Boniface 13/12/2009

Lawyers have charged £16million in the battle to get justice for Britain’s nuclear test veterans.

The money has been spent by legal teams for the UK Ministry of Defence and the veterans during a fiercely contested High Court action. It means the final bill could be much higher than any com-pensation eventually received. Continue reading

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India has serious thermo-nuclear bombs

BBC News – North Korea agrees nuclear ‘co-operation’ with US

Kakodkar says India has credible thermo-nuclear bombs in the “plural”      NationalNetIndian News Network New Delhi, December 13, 2009 Dr. Anil Kakodkar.Dr. Anil Kakodkar. Former Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Chairman Anil Kakodkar has asserted that India has credible thermo-nuclear bombs, in the “plural”, with a yield of “much more” than 45 kilotonnes each.”Why are you using singular? Make that plural,” he said when asked if India had a credible thermo-nuclear bomb during an interview with journalist Karan Thapar on the Devil’s Advocate show on television channel CNN-IBN.

Kakodkar says India has credible thermo-nuclear bombs in the “plural” | NetIndian | India News | Latest News from India | Breaking News from India | Latest Headlines

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