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Who won the Peace Prize? Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde?

Feature story | 7 October, 2005 at 0:00

The Nobel Peace Prize, founded on a fortune made from explosives, has gone to the agency whose job it is to promote nuclear power without promoting nuclear weapons, and the man who heads it. Anybody with that job probably deserves some kind of...

Nuclear Weapons Accidents Briefing Paper (1950-1993)

Publication | 1 March, 1996 at 0:00

The twenty-three accidents listed in this report involving U.S., Soviet, and Russian nuclear weapons or nuclear-armed ships and submarines are some of the more serious nuclear accidents to befall U.S. and Soviet nuclear forces.As a result of...

Divert excessive weapon spending to achieve clean energy future

Blog entry by Jen Maman | 14 April, 2014 2 comments

According to new figures released on Monday, last year a whopping US$1747 billion was spent on armies across the world. Modest decreases in spending in austerity hit Western Europe and reduced spending in the US, which is still the...

Nuclear renaissance UK: the public subsidies have begun

Blog entry by Justin | 11 December, 2009 5 comments

When it comes to the people making promises on behalf of nuclear power, can any of them be taken at their word? When it comes to Ed Miliband, the UK’s environment minister, we’re not so sure. Speaking in Parliament last month,...

Showdown off the coast of Kenya

Blog entry by Jess | 1 October, 2008 5 comments

A few days ago, Somali pirates hijacked a Ukrainian ship off the coast of Kenya. It seemed to be pirate business at usual, until they realized that they were in command of a ship carrying about US $30 million worth of weapons. The...

NukeSweeper game: Find the location of weapons

Image | 2 January, 2002 at 0:00

NukeSweeper game: Find the location of weapons of mass destruction.

Greenpeace protest against the arrival of

Image | 12 May, 1989 at 0:00

Greenpeace protest against the arrival of the British aircraft carrier ARK ROYAL in Hamburg harbour. The ARK ROYAL carries on board nuclear weapons 80 times the explosive power of Hiroshima. Greenpeace projected 'we have nuclear weapons on board'...

A 'Citizens Weapons Inspection Team' caught

Image | 7 February, 2003 at 0:00

A 'Citizens Weapons Inspection Team' caught Bush in the act of sneaking some of its weapons of mass destruction in the back door of the US embassy in Hong Kong.

A 'Citizens Weapons Inspection Team' caught

Image | 7 February, 2003 at 0:00

A 'Citizens Weapons Inspection Team' caught Bush in the act of sneaking some of its weapons of mass destruction in the back door of the US embassy in Hong Kong.

On board the Phyllis Cormack during Greenpeace

Image | 1 September, 1971 at 0:00

On board the Phyllis Cormack during Greenpeace first protest against nuclear testing off coast of Canada.

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