Environment

Scarred Lands and Wounded Lives: film

Event Date: 
Thu, 30/04/2009 - 19:00 - 21:00
Location: 
Sydney

Film screening and speech on Talisman Sabre war games

 

  • Film: “Scarred Lands and Wounded Lives:The Environmental Footprint of War”

This powerful and disturbing film is dedicated to breaking the silence about the environmental impact of war. The environment remains war’s silent casualty.

World Nuclear Fuel Cycle Conference: protest

Event Date: 
Wed, 22/04/2009 - 08:00
Location: 
Sydney

Protest at the World Nuclear Fuel Cycle Conference

The World Nuclear Fuel Cycle Conference is meeting in Sydney and this protest will be used to promote and further establish Australia’s involvement in the global nuclear industry.

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Melbourne Social Forum 2009

Event Date: 
Fri, 17/04/2009 - 18:30 - Sun, 19/04/2009 - 00:00
Location: 
Melbourne

MAPW In the Hothouse: Melbourne Social Forum 2009


This annual event begins with a public meeting on the climate emergency at Victoria University.

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New MAPW presentations on nuclear power and climate change

NEW in our resources section:  two MAPW slideshow presentations which document the key reasons why nuclear power is not the solution to climate change - including substantial carbon emissions when all steps of the production process are taken into account; the health and nuclear war risks; and the sustainable alternatives

MAPW 2008: Nuclear power is not the answer to climate change

This presentation documents environmental impacts of uranium mining and of the other steps to production of nuclear power; health and nuclear weapons risks; and sustainable alternatives.  Prepared by La Trobe University student Courtney Dea

MAPW 2008: Nuclear power is not the answer to climate change (short version)

This presentation presents key points on carbon emissions and other environmental impacts involved in production of nuclear power; other risks; and sustainable alternatives. More detail is included as notes and references.

MAPW NSW Branch: 2008 AGM - Environment, war and weapons

Flyer for NSW 2008 AGM and dinner, Haberfield Rowing CLub, Tuesday 16 December 2008, with Dr Sue Wareham as guest speaker. Dr Wareham will speak on the environmental costs and risks of war, militarisation and nuclear weapons.

MAPW 2008: Nuclear weapons, nature and society

In this report, MAPW President Dr Sue Wareham, argues that nuclear weapons represent mankind’s ultimate confrontation with the natural environment that sustains us. Areas covered include nuclear accidents, nuclear waste and the effects of nuclear tests. Prepared for the Biosensitive Futures website of the Nature and Society Forum, November 2008.

2008 Defence White Paper: MAPW submission

Submission prepared by MAPW President Sue Wareham to the Defence White Paper, covering issues raised by Dr Wareham during the community consultation around the Defence Department's discussion paper, Key Questions for Defence in the 21st Century.

War destroys our environment: MAPW and partners, 2008

War and preparations for war have a devastating impact on the environment. Pollutants, depleted uranium, landmines and unexploded ordnance, and intentional environmental vandalism are major problems. Water, the use of fossil fuels, and carbon emissions are three other issues outlined in this fact sheet: No 6 in a series on the global weapons trade.

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