Nuclear weapons

Joint Statement on the humanitarian dimension of nuclear disarmament 2012

Statement on the “humanitarian dimension of nuclear disarmament" presented to the 2012 Non-Proliferation Treaty Review by Switzerland’s Ambassador, Benno Laggner on behalf of 16 governments.

Nuclear warships and nuclear famine

A letter by Judy Blyth to the editor of the "West Australian" newspaper following the release of the "nuclear famine" report. It was published in that newspaper on Friday 27 April 2012.

Nuclear famine: New IPPNW study shows a billion people at risk

A nuclear war anywhere in the world, using as few as 100 weapons, would disrupt the global climate and agricultural production so severely that the lives of more than a billion people would be at risk, according to research findings released overnight by MAPW's international organisation IPPNWi.

Nuclear famine: a billion lives at risk: IPPNW report, 2012.

A report on the probable climatic impact of a limited nuclear war, for example between India and Pakistan, its effects on world food production, and subsequent health impacts.

Sign petition against Future Fund investments in nuclear weapons

ICANi and GetUp have set up a petition to help build a groundswell of pressure to ensure the Future Fund change their policy and divest from nuclear weapons manufacturers once and for all!

ICAN reveals who's financing nuclear weapons makers

A groundbreaking report released on 5 March by ICAN identifies more than 300 banks, pension funds, insurance companies and asset managers in 30 countries with substantial investments in nuclear arms producers.

Sign petition against Future Fund investment in nuclear weapons

While the Future Fund has divested from cluster bomb and landmine manufacturing it continues to hold investments in companies producing nuclear weapons. By refusing to divest itself of these investments the government undermines its own objective of a nuclear weapon free world.

Campaign for nuclear free NSW, speech: Feb 22 2012

Notes for a speech given by Yukiko Hirano from the "311 campaign for nuclear free group" at a rally outside NSW parliament called in response to the attempts by the current NSW government to overturn the 26 year old ban against uranium exploration and mining in that state.

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