Environment

MAPW calls for carbon audit of "wargames"

MAPW has asked Federal and Queensland politicians to support their request for the Australian Government to conduct a carbon audit of the Talisman Sabre joint US-Australian military exercises currently being held in Central Queensland.

Talisman Sabre military exercises 2009 - MAPW letter to parliamentarians

MAPW has written to all Federal and Queensland politicians, raising concerns about the financial and environmental costs of the Talisman Sabre joint US-Australian military exercises being held in Central Queensland in July 2009.

Doctors' groups call for military carbon costing: 5 July 2009

Two medical organisations have called for a carbon audit of the large-scale Talisman Sabre joint US-Australian military exercises beginning in Central Queensland on Monday 6 July 2009.

MAPW Fact Sheet: Talisman Sabre, July 2009

MAPW President Dr Sue Wareham prepared this fact sheet on the Talisman Sabre joint US-Australian military exercises. The fact sheet outlines environmental and strategic risks of these "war games".

Scarred Lands & Wounded Lives: film and Q&A

Event Date: 
Sun, 05/07/2009 - 08:00
Location: 
Rockhampton

Dr Sue Wareham, MAPW President, will be in Queensland to speak to the film "Scarred Lands and Wounded Lives: The Environmental Footprint of War"  in a forum preceeding the Talisman Sabre exercises.

Scarred Lands & Wounded Lives: film & q+a

In co-operation with Friends of the Earth, Dr Sue Wareham, the president of MAPW, will be speaking about the effects war has on the environment.

MAPW dinner: Nuclear non proliferation

Event Date: 
Tue, 14/07/2009 - 19:00
Location: 
Melbourne

Nuclear non proliferation: imagine there's no bomb

War, global warming and health: book chapter

The impact of the war machine on global warming and health: a political ecological perspective; by Hans Baer (School of Philosophy, Anthropology, and Social Inquiry and Centre of Health and Society, University of Melbourne). Climate change and the environmental effects of the military industry.

Isotopia Eclipse Music Festival

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/07/2009 (All day) - Sun, 05/07/2009 (All day)
Location: 
Litchfield National Park, Darwin

Come and dance and listen to music at this years Isotopia Eclipse Festival at the Litchfield National Park in Darwin. Three days of music and arts against nuclear weapons.

  • When: Friday 3 - Sunday 5 July
  • Where: Litchfield National Park, Darwin
  • Information: Isotopia Festival

 

Eliminating Nuclear Weapons: May 2009

28 MAY 2009. Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser addresses the National Consultative Committee on Disarmament Conference in Wellington. Mr Fraser spoke about the continous threat of nuclear possession and noted that we cannot divide nuclear weapons into those for use and those for deterence.

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