Global Wave 2015, Aug. 6-9 Action Guide
Peace & Planet – the Global Mobilization for a Nuclear-Free, Peaceful, Just, and Sustainable World – has called for actions and events around the world to commemorate the 70th anniversaries of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Peace & Planet will host an online database of such actions and events. Global Wave 2015, a project of Peace & Planet, has prepared this short guide with suggested actions you could take.
Support the Nuclear Zero Lawsuits
On April 24th, 2014, the Marshall Islands filed landmark cases in the International Court of Justice and U.S. Federal District Court. The Claim: The nine nuclear-armed nations have failed to comply with their obligations, under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation treaty and customary international law, to pursue negotiations for the worldwide elimination of nuclear weapons.
They act for the seven billion of us who live on this planet to end the nuclear weapons threat hanging over all humanity.
Sign the petition and learn more: www.nuclearzero.org
Mayors for Peace Action Kit
On June 23, 2014 the US Conference of Mayors (USCM), the national association of America’s big cities, unanimously adopted a powerful new Mayors for Peace resolution Calling for Constructive Good Faith U.S. Participation in International Nuclear Disarmament Forums.
Let’s use Nuclear Free Future Month to publicize and broaden support for the Mayors for Peace USCM resolution, and to recruit more Mayors for Peace members!! Click here for a Mayors for Peace Action Kit!
Organize a Hiroshima-Nagasaki Poster Exhibit.
Would you like to hold your own atomic bomb exhibit in your town? With this exhibit, available from the City of Nagasaki, no large scale preparations are required; just download and print the 20 picture posters to make your own Hiroshima/Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Exhibit that fits in any small space. (Note: A2 paper = 23.4 in. x 16.5 in) http://www1.city.nagasaki.nagasaki.jp/peace/english/minimini/index.html
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A Simple Statement On Nuclear Power and Climate Change, initiated by the Nuclear Information and Resource Service.
“We do not support construction of new nuclear reactors as a means of addressing the climate crisis. Available renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies are faster, cheaper, safer and cleaner strategies for reducing greenhouse emissions than nuclear power.” 14, 754 signers since August 21, 2007. Add you name here http://www.nirs.org/petition2/index.php?r=sb