Nuclear accidents

IPPNW - Chernobyl effects suppressed and downplayed

IPPNWi/PSRi Press release 21.4.2016

30 years since Chernobyl

Thirty years after Chernobyl, and five years post Fukushima: Time to phase out nuclear power

Melbourne: Monday 25th April 2016 : 30 years ago on April 26, two explosions tore off the roof of the reactor core of the Chernobyl nuclear plant in the Ukraine.

Remenbrance and Resilience - 30 years after Chernobyl - a short film fest

Event Date: 
Tue, 26/04/2016 - 18:30
Location: 
Loop Project Space & Bar, 23 Meyers Place, Melbourne, VIC 3000

On April 26th 1986 in the town of Pripyat, Russia, the Chernobyl disaster happened.

Five Years On - living with the ongoing and emerging consequences for health of Fukushima nuclear disaster

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/03/2016 - 12:30 - 14:00
Location: 
Yasuko Hiraoka Myer Room, Sidney Myer Asia Centre, 158/761 Swanston St, Parkville VIC 3052

This presentation b

Fukushima Three Years Later - a photo essay

 Kristian Laemmle-Ruff was recently in Fukushima, where he took hundreds of photos documenting the continuing health and environmental costs of the nuclear power plant disaster that devastated a city and its people and shook the world three yea

Fukushima Three Years Later - a photo essay

 Kristian Laemmle-Ruff was recently in Fukushima, where he took hundreds of photos documenting the continuing health and environmental costs of the nuclear power plant disaster that devastated a city and its people and shook the world three yea

Fukushima - Three Years On - Candle Light Vigil

Event Date: 
Tue, 11/03/2014 - 17:00 - 17:30
Location: 
Old GPO Building, Bourke Street Mall, Melbourne 3000

To mark the third anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, a candle light vigil will be held. Please come along and join with others who wish to mark this important day by showing solidarity with the people of Fukushima and Japan.

Fukushima - Three Years On

 Tuesday 11 March 2014 marks the third anniversary since the meltdown of three nuclear reactors at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan. As thousands of people around the world gather to hold vigals to remember the people affected by the accident, the Japanese government is hoping to send residents back to the region.

Nuclear Famine: Two Billion People at Risk

In April 2012 the report Nuclear Famine: a Billion People at Risk, examined the climactic and agricultural consequences of a limited, regional nuclear war. Since then new research by Lili Xia and Alan Robock has shown that the climate change caused by such a nuclear war would result in over a billion people in the developing world facing starvation and over one billion people in China con

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