Latest Nuclear weapon Stories

2014-01-27 00:20:24

TOKYO, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In his annual peace proposal, "Value Creation for Global Change: Building Resilient and Sustainable Societies," released on January 26, Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist association, calls for increased regional cooperation in response to extreme weather events and natural disasters. He also proposes a comprehensive program of global citizenship education and the holding of a youth summit on nuclear...

2014-01-15 14:19:08

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: It is still 5 minutes to midnight and much too close to doomsday The Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists today called on the United States and Russia to restart negotiations on reducing their nuclear arsenals, to lower alert levels for their nuclear weapons, and to scrap their missile defense programs. The Board also implored world leaders to take immediate action to combat climate change as it announced that the minute hand...

2012-03-17 23:01:35

Universal Life Church Monastery calls upon President Barack Obama to initiate a worldwide effort to retarget nuclear weapons to defend Earth against future incoming asteroids. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 16, 2012 The Monastery, a branch of the Universal Life Church, today called upon the Obama Administration to undertake a policy to lessen the aggressive dialog worldwide regarding the proliferation of nuclear missiles (ICBMs). The move was made given the escalating rhetoric of politicians to...

2010-05-10 07:10:00

WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A declassified Government Accountability Office report entitled "Nuclear Diversion in the U.S.? 13 Years of Contradiction and Confusion" reveals serious flaws hampering investigations into diversions of US weapons grade uranium to Israel. The report and related correspondence totaling 62 pages released on May 6, 2010 are now publicly available for download at: http://www.irmep.org/co1162251.pdf. The report examines the Nuclear Materials...

2010-05-05 10:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world may need to adopt new multinational arrangements to ensure the security and safe storage of nuclear materials that result from a global expansion of nuclear energy, according to the authors of a new collection from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Nuclear power is now widely accepted as an important alternative source of clean energy. But the increase in global demand for nuclear power poses significant challenges. How...

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