Anti-nuclear activist tours north St. Louis County sites contaminated with radioactive waste

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By Stephanie Lecci, St. Louis Public Radio, 19 February 2016 An internationally recognized anti-nuclear activist and Australian physician said the radioactive contamination in north St. Louis County is “worse than most places” she’s investigated. Dr. Helen Caldicott toured several…

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Helen Caldicott to conduct nuclear symposium in St. Louis: ‘The Atoms Next Door’

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By Byron DeLear, Examiner.com, 13 February 2016 The inimitable Dr. Helen Caldicott will be traveling to Saint Louis to conduct a symposium on the health impacts of radioactivity and nuclear waste on Saturday, February 20th at St. Louis Community…

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Fate of the earth

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By Joel McNeece, The Journal, January 27, 2016 “Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth.” Those are the words of Helen Caldicott, an Australian…

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The Death of Nuclear Power

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HELEN CALDICOTT ON EVERLASTING NUCLEAR WASTE In a populated suburb of St. Louis Missouri, nuclear waste from American bomb-making is washing into surface water. Now all that radioactive mess is threatened by an underground fire just 1200 feet…

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‘New’ US Mideast Strategy to Cause More Suffering – Peace Movement Founder

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Sputnik International, 26/01/16 The co-winner of the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize, Dr. Helen Caldicott said that the new US strategy of returning ground troops to the Middle East to combat the Islamic State terror group, also known as…

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The Real Truth About Health Conference Videos

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In May last year, I spoke at The Real Truth About Health conference in Orlando, Florida. At the conference, 28 leading health and environmental authors spoke individually and on panels and gave interviews, addressing different aspects of the question,…

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Does North Korea Have a Thermonuclear Weapon?

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It is now apparent from all reports that the weapon set off by North Korea yesterday was an atomic, not a hydrogen bomb. For many years North Korea has asked for a non -aggression treaty with the United…

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Common Myths of the Nuclear Industry

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Myth: the new generation of nuclear reactors are designed to recycle nuclear waste BUST: These reactors don’t exist These reactors often spoken of by advocates of nuclear energy are hypothetical. There are none of these “Generation IV” reactors…

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Breach of faith regarding referendum on the Kvanefjeld mining project

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Nuuk, Narsaq, Qassiarsuk, Aarhus and Copenhagen, 16 December 2015 On several occasions, the Greenlandic government, Naalakkersuisut, has promised a referendum in Southern Greenland on the controversial uranium/rare earth elements mining project at Kvanefjeld. The promise has now been…

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The Appearance of Bias – Not a Good Look

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Media Release by Friends of the Earth Adelaide, 5 November 2015 Today the Royal Commission into the Nuclear Fuel Cycle will be hearing oral evidence from London based insurance company Nuclear Risk Insurers, on the subject of insuring…

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Increased uranium mining and more radioactive waste would be bad news for Australia

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By Helen Caldicott, Sydney Morning Herald, November 4, 2015 When Malcolm Turnbull mooted the question about storing radioactive waste in Australia, I felt that I finally understood the aim of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission being conducted in…

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Nuclear War, Nuclear Winter, and Human Extinction

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By Steven Starr While it is impossible to precisely predict all the human impacts that would result from a nuclear winter, it is relatively simple to predict those which would be most profound. That is, a nuclear winter…

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What the EPA’s Clean Power Plan means for nuclear energy

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Peter A. Bradford, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 09/24/2015 For nuclear power, the good news and the bad news in EPA’s final Clean Power Plan are the same: The technology got pretty much what it deserved. The competitive…

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The danger of a future nuclear winter

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If you thought the threat of nuclear conflict ended with the Cold War, think again. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute there are currently around 16,000 nuclear weapons in the world, with approximately 1800 of them kept…

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Steven Starr on the overwhelming urgency of de-alerting U.S. & Russian missiles

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In this episode of If You Love This Planet, Steven Starr talks about the continuing risk of accidental global nuclear war, how even a small number of nuclear explosions would cause irreparable harm to the climate, and the…

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Pacific Trade Pact Puts Corporations’ Profit Over People, Environment

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Sputnik International, 08-08-2015 The 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) being negotiated in secret is an international trade pact authored by the world’s transnational corporations to undermine nations’ sovereignty in the interest of greater profits, prominent environmental campaigner Helen Caldicott…

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Symposium Collection Online

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The Dynamics of Possible Nuclear Extinction was a unique two-day symposium held at The New York Academy of Medicine from February 28 to March 1, at which an international panel of leading experts in disarmament, political science, existential…

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Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission Press Conference

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Unabridged recording of the press conference held 24 July 2015 by the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission. Commissioner Kevin Scarce discussed his recent international visits then took questions from the press gang and the Commission’s Adelaide office on…

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Submission to the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission

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I begin my submission to the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission by posting an article which I wrote for the Australian Medical Student Journal, which outlines in some detail the medical implications of the whole nuclear fuel chain….

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Iran Deal Exposes Anti-Russia Motive for US Missile Defense – Activist

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Sputnik News, 16.07.15 Prominent global anti-nuclear campaigner Dr. Helen Caldicott claims that the nuclear deal reached between Iran and the P5 + 1 nations removes the key US argument for deploying ballistic missile defense systems in Europe. WASHINGTON…

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Call for Sanity on Sixtieth Anniversary of the Russell-Einstein Manifesto

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By Emanuel Pastreich, Foreign Policy in Focus, July 9, 2015 It was exactly 60 years ago that Bertrand Russell and Albert Einstein gathered together with a group of leading intellectuals in London to draft and sign a manifesto…

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WILPF Australia Peacewomen Awards

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By Janette McLeod, WILPF Australia, 29 June 2015 The centenary celebrations of WILPF in Australia at the end of May were enhanced considerably by the presence of our Secretary General Madeleine Rees. The celebrations, held in Australia’s capital Canberra,…

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Pope Francis Calls Nuclear Power Plants a Modern-Day Tower of Babel

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In an audience with Japanese Bishops, Pope Francis had criticized nuclear power by comparing it with the Tower of Babel, as reported by Takeo Okada, the Archbishop of Tokyo. When human beings attempted to reach heaven they triggered…

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The Myth of the Peaceful Atom

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Debunking the Misinformation Peddled by the Nuclear Industry and its Supporters by Jim Green, Nuclear Monitor #804, 28 May 2015 The greatest risks associated with the nuclear fuel cycle are weapons proliferation and related risks such as military…

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Into Eternity – A Film for the Future

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“Once upon a time, man learned to master fire. Something no other living creature had done before him. Man conquered the entire world. One day he found a new fire. A fire so powerful that it could never…

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The Nuclear Freeze Campaign Prevented an Apocalypse, So Can the Climate Movement

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By Duncan Meisel, Common Dreams, Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Demonstrators march hand in hand toward Central Park under a large banner reading, ‘Freeze The Arms Race,’ during a massive Nuclear Disarmament Rally, where about 750,000 gathered to rally for a…

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Breast Cancer and Nuclear Sites

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by Dr. Chris Busby, CounterPunch, May 19 2015 Do nuclear sites cause increases in cancer in those living nearby? This is the question which has always been the key to stopping the development of nuclear energy. For if…

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The Hashtag Crusaders

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By Mike Seccombe, The Saturday Paper, May 9 2015 Since she first set out on a course of social activism well over four decades ago, Helen Caldicott’s dedication to the anti-nuclear cause has taken her to some unusual…

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How the Senate Armed Services Committee is Undermining Minsk II

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By James Carden, The Nation, April 30, 2015 On April 28 three European foreign ministers—Serbia’s Ivica Dačić, Germany’s Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Switzerland’s Didier Burkhalter—met in their capacities as members of the OSCE’s Ministerial Troika to discuss the latest…

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Nuclear War from a Cosmic Perspective

Max Tegmark, Dept. of Physics & MIT Kavli Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139 (Dated: May 4, 2015) Based on my talk at the symposium The Dynamics of Possible Nuclear Extinction held February 28–March 1 2015…

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Nuclear Risks – Accidental Nuclear War

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Presentation to Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference, 1 May 2015 John Hallam, People for Nuclear Disarmament / Human Survival Project I have six minutes. Six minutes is around the same time that a commander of missile forces, a…

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Sign the World Uranium Symposium Declaration

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Québec, 22 April 2015 – On Earth Day today, international delegates from five continents signed the Declaration of the World Uranium Symposium, calling on all nations to put an end to the mining and use of uranium, the…

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Preserving the Future

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Dr. Helen Caldicott delivered the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation’s 14th Annual Frank K. Kelly Lecture on Humanity’s Future on March 5, 2015 in Santa Barbara, California. For more information, visit www.wagingpeace.org.

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How Violence in Ukraine Could Lead to Nuclear Disaster

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By Stanley Heller, Truthdig, Mar 21, 2015 Do you know about the maps that traumatized the baby-boom generation? In the ’50s and ’60s, the civil defense authorities in the United States made maps showing the effect of a…

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Symposium Summary

Streamed video of the Symposium: The Dynamics of Possible Nuclear Extinction is available online at: http://totalwebcasting.com/view/?id=hcf Here’s a rundown: Symposium: The Dynamics of Possible Nuclear Extinction February 28 – March 1, 2015 A unique, two-day symposium at which an international…

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Solartopia Green Power And Wellness Hour

Harvey Wasserman’s Green Power Wellness Show on the Progressive Radio Network embraces “views with a Solartopian vision of the people’s politics, ecology, holistic health and much more.” Dr. Caldicott was interviewed by Harvey Wasserman for his podcast Solartopia…

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Radio Ecoshock

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Alex Smith interviewed Dr. Caldicott for this one hour weekly program on 10 February 2015. In Spring of 2012 the show was broadcast by 60 college and community stations, in the United States and Canada, plus one commercial…

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Survival Sunday 1979

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This is the third of six reels of airchecks from the live performance and broadcast of Survival Sunday, a “no nukes” rally held at the Hollywood Bowl on June 10, 1979. This reel contains: Dr. Helen Caldicott (3:21-3:33);…

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Nuclear Hotseat Podcast

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Dr. Helen Caldicott shares compelling reasons why she decided to produce her upcoming Symposium on the Dynamics of Possible Nuclear Extinction, and gives us a glimpse as to the importance in her life of the film, “On the…

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nuclear-news Symposium Special

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nuclear-news, the website that publishes “The News That Matters about the Nuclear Industry”, is featuring the Symposium during February. Each week, it profiles four of the speakers, with photos and videos (where available). This is a terrific initiative…

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NYT is Lost in Its Ukraine Propaganda

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Robert Parry is one of the speakers at the Symposium: The Dynamics of Possible Nuclear Extinction on February 28 to March 1 in New York City. Here he writes about the New York Times’ false narrative of the…

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The Medical Implications of the Nuclear Age

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The Department of Environmental Sciences at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is hosting a seminar and book signing by Dr Caldicott on Friday February 27 2015. 1:30 P.M. – Alampi Room Marine Sciences Bldg., 71 Dudley…

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Symposium Pre-Registration

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A unique, two-day symposium at which an international panel of leading experts in disarmament, political science, existential risk, artificial intelligence, anthropology, medicine, nuclear weapons and other nuclear issues will be held at The New York Academy of Medicine…

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Top Anti-Nuclear Authorities to Convene in New York City

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by Sherwood Ross, Veterans Today, December 12, 2014 The growing threat of planet-wide nuclear extinction will bring some of the world’s leading scholars and activists to New York City for a two-day symposium Feb. 28-March 1, 2015. This…

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Techno-Utopianism and the Fate of the Earth

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45 leading scholars, authors and activists convened at The Great Hall of Cooper Union, New York City, on October 25-26, 2014, for the symposium: “Techno-Utopianism and the Fate of the Earth.” Speakers discussed the profound impacts—environmental, economic and…

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Review: Crisis Without End

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EDITOR, HELEN CALDICOTT THE NEW PRESS, $21.99 The worst-case scenario following the Fukushima meltdown – evacuating everybody within a 250-kilometre radius of the site (including Tokyo’s 50 million inhabitants), almost came to pass. And that’s not the opinion…

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Sayre Speaks: Helen Caldicott’s New Nuclear Dangers

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by Sayre Sheldon, WAND President Emerita and Founder, October 8, 2014 On September 20, 2014 I went to the City Hall of Newton, MA to hear Dr. Helen Caldicott speak at a program called “Facing Our Nuclear Responsibilities,”…

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Activist: ‘Don’t Believe Anything The Nuclear Industry Says’

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By John O’Brien, KUOW.org, October 23 2014 On March 11, 2011, a 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami crippled Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Physician and anti-nuclear activist Dr. Helen Caldicott calls into question reporting about that event…

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Medical expert testifies in trial of Pilgrim nuke plant activists

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By Christine Leger, Cape Cod Times, October 23, 2014 It’s not safe to live on Cape Cod, according to an internationally known expert on the medical and environmental dangers of nuclear power. During the final day of the…

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Judge snubs expert at Pilgrim trial

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By Christine Legere, Cape Cod Times, October 18, 2014 A Plymouth District Court judge barred an internationally known expert on the medical and environmental dangers of nuclear power from testifying Friday on behalf of four Cape Cod activists…

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