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The Paris Mirage - Reducing emissions while increasing them PDF Print E-mail
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Posted by Joan Russow   
Monday, 10 August 2015 06:43

 

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BY LINGOLeave It In the Ground Initiative09/08/15

http://parisclimatejustice.org/article/paris-mirage-reducing-emissions-while-increasing-them

 

 

This is an important one pager of numbers that show the largest national extractive sectors globally, the size of their proven reserves, how many years they could keep extracting at the current level, and the expected impact of an assumed Paris Accord on their future development - based on currently submitted "Intended Nationally Determined Contributions" (INDCs).

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 September 2015 01:23
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Japan remembers Nagasaki atomic bomb, 70 years on PDF Print E-mail
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Posted by Joan Russow   
Sunday, 09 August 2015 05:41

 

  • by bbc ASIA http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33839055

  • AUGUST 9, 2015

     

    A woman cries as she offers prayers at the Peace Park before the 70th anniversary of the Nagasaki bombing - 9 August 2015

    Survivors of the devastating attack spoke at the memorial service in Nagasaki
An emotional memorial service has been held in the Japanese city of Nagasaki where US forces dropped an atomic bomb exactly 70 years ago.
Last Updated on Sunday, 09 August 2015 06:00
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70 years after the bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki: PDF Print E-mail
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Posted by Joan Russow   
Saturday, 08 August 2015 09:59

Text by Terry Wolfwood, one of the co-ordinators, from the Women in black

On August 6, 1945 the USA dropped the atom bomb on Hiroshima; on August 9, another bomb was dropped on Nagasaki.  British pilot Leonard Cheshire, on board the plane with that bomb, described the bombing as, “Obscene in its greedy clawing at the earth, swelling as if with its regurgitation of all the life that it had consumed.”
Last Updated on Sunday, 09 August 2015 14:13
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On April 1st 2010 NATO took on a new role PDF Print E-mail
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Posted by Joan Russow   
Monday, 27 July 2015 14:10

 

By Joan Russow  Global Compliance Research Project  

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On April 1, 2010, Rasmussen issued a  report indicating that rather than the traditional notion of an expansive role, his concept was much more nuanced. .

 

NATO CALLS FOR THE “FORCE OF COMPLIANCE”

 

Rasmussen announced that in its desire to work more closely with the United Nations and the UN Charter, NATO  has decided to embrace the force of compliance rather than the force of arms. Rasmussen remarked that throughout the United Nations history, there have been important international conventions, treaties and covenants related to “common Security – a concept that he is borrowing from Olaf Palme. 

Last Updated on Monday, 27 July 2015 14:51
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70 years after the bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Canada’s gift to Japan PDF Print E-mail
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Posted by Joan Russow   
Sunday, 26 July 2015 20:21

By Theresa Wolfwood

British pilot Leonard Cheshire, on board the plane with that bomb dropped on Nagasaki, described the bombing as, “Obscene in its greedy clawing at the earth, swelling as if with its regurgitation of all the life that it had consumed.”(PHOTO: The mushroom cloud resulting from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rose 18 km into the air.)

 

200,000 people died immediately & within days of these bombings; 70 years later people continue to die from the radiation effects of these toxic bombs. Canada was complicit in this tragedy and continues to be complicit in nuclear weapons production.

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