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2012-03-23 23:03:01

Join us as we honor Helen Caldicott, MD for her lifetime dedication to creating a world free of the threat of nuclear weapons. Her tireless education around the globe, her aggressive advocacy and her practice of reminding us of the deleterious health effects of a nuclear explosion have been an inspiration to us all. Helen will be joined in dialogue by Trudy Rubin, Foreign Affairs Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer. (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 Thursday, March 29, 2012 at the WHYY studios in...

Doomsday Clock Moved One Minute Closer To Midnight
2012-01-11 05:43:36

Scientists moved the "Doomsday Clock" on Tuesday one minute closer to midnight, citing continuing threats from nuclear proliferation, climate change, and the lack of safe, sustainable energy sources. The clock was moved from six to five minutes to midnight in a sign that pessimism about humanity´s future has risen since the clock was last changed in 2010. "Inaction on key issues including climate change, and rising international tensions motivate the movement of the clock," said...

2011-12-07 22:21:34

A majority of Americans professing belief in God favor cooperative international efforts to combat climate change and the spread of nuclear weapons, says a new public opinion poll conducted jointly by the University of Maryland's Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland (CISSM) and its Program on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA). The nearly 1,500 Americans surveyed include large numbers of Catholics and Evangelicals. The study, Faith and Global Policy Challenges:...

2011-04-08 00:00:27

Recent catastrophic disasters and chaos in the Middle East have sparked fear around the world creating a renewed interest in modern shelters. Green Eye Technology provides luxury military-grade structures which can withstand the strongest storms as well as nuclear, biological or chemical disaster. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 7, 2011 The world is abuzz with fear that the end may be close. If recent headlines are any indication of what's to come, those fears might be valid. With catastrophic...

2010-12-29 15:08:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- START's ratification allows the U.S., Russia, and the world to focus on rogue nuclear states like Iran. In an OpEdNews article today, "Iran: Nuclear weapons or Peaceful Energy?" ex-White House staffer, Robert Weiner and national security analyst, James Lewis offer a primer of criteria to know if Iran is developing weapons: "According to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Nuclear Supplier Group, reactor fuel is...

2010-11-01 15:53:10

In April 2010, the US government adopted a new nuclear strategy that depends on the conclusion that the current missile defense systems will reliably protect the continental United States in the extreme circumstances of nuclear-armed combat. Now research in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, published by SAGE, shows that these defenses have not been tested against real-world threats and would not be effective in real combat conditions. The April 2010 strategy relies on assumptions that the...


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Nuclear Fallout
2013-04-01 10:26:30

Nuclear fallout, or just simply fallout, known also as Black Rain, is the residual radioactive material that is propelled into the upper atmosphere after a nuclear black or a nuclear reaction that is conducted in an unshielded facility. It is so called because it "fall out" of the sky after the explosion and the shock wave have passed. It most commonly refers to the radioactive dust and ash that is created when a nuclear weapon explodes, but such dust can also come from a damaged nuclear...

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