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Trident renewal: Tory Leader Michael Howard dodges the issue

Posted by bex — 10 October 2005 at 8:00am - Comments

Greenpeace cyberactivist Ray Duff wrote to his local MP, Tory leader Michael Howard, for his views on the issues of renewing the UK's nuclear arsenal. We print the full text of Mr Howard's letter below.

The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Posted by admin — 25 July 2005 at 1:00am - Comments

Painting by a survivor of the atomic bombings

Painting by a survivor of the atomic bombings

Esso and war on Iraq

Posted by bex — 4 April 2003 at 9:00am - Comments
Esso's drums of war

Esso's drums of war

The links between the Bush administration and Esso are an "open secret" in the US. A Deutsche Bank report stated that Esso's "political clout" means it "may find itself in pole position in a changed-regime Iraq".

Greenpeace say "good morning" to President Bush

Posted by bex — 20 July 2001 at 8:00am - Comments
ticket for waking bushIn the early hours, George Bush got a dawn wake up at Chequers when a micro-lite, trailing a "George W Bush - International Outlaw" banner, buzzed the house around 10 times.


George Bush and Tony Blair have flown out to Genoa for the start of the G8 summit today. G8 will bring together world leaders to debate globalisation.World Meteorological Organisation

Greenpeace urges ban on plutonium cargo vessels

Posted by bex — 13 September 1999 at 8:00am - Comments
Nuclear waste transportation flask

Ten deadly nuclear cargoes of weapons-usable plutonium fuel are to travel from Europe to Japan each year via South Africa, according to a Reuters's story published today. In light of this information, Greenpeace urged all potential en route nations concerned by the risks associated with these shipments to redouble their efforts in opposing this and futue transports being conducted by European and Japanese nuclear industry.

The latest information comes as two ships laden with some 450 kg of weapons-usable plutonium, contained in 40 plutonium fuel elements (MOX), rounded the Cape of Good Hope bound for Japan early Friday morning (13th August). The ships are now believed to be in the South West Pacific Ocean heading for Australia, New Zealand and Japan.

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