Uranium mining and exports

Parliamentary Inquiry into Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament

(UPDATED 24 MARCH 2009) Parliament's Joint Standing Committee on Treaties has published 78 public submissions to its Inquiry into all the international nuclear treaties involving Australia.

New MAPW presentations on nuclear power and climate change

NEW in our resources section:  two MAPW slideshow presentations which document the key reasons why nuclear power is not the solution to climate change - including substantial carbon emissions when all steps of the production process are taken into account; the health and nuclear war risks; and the sustainable alternatives

MAPW 2008: Nuclear power is not the answer to climate change

This presentation documents environmental impacts of uranium mining and of the other steps to production of nuclear power; health and nuclear weapons risks; and sustainable alternatives.  Prepared by La Trobe University student Courtney Dea

MAPW 2008: Nuclear power is not the answer to climate change (short version)

This presentation presents key points on carbon emissions and other environmental impacts involved in production of nuclear power; other risks; and sustainable alternatives. More detail is included as notes and references.

Australians oppose uranium exports to nuclear weapons states

Australians 2-to-1 against uranium exports to countries with nuclear weapons

New polling shows twice as many Australians (62 per cent) are against exporting uranium to countries with nuclear weapons than are in favour (31 per cent).

Solar not nuclear community picnic

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/11/2008 - 11:00 - 13:00
Location: 
Alice Springs

MAPW members will participate in this Community Picnic, organised by the Alice Springs Angela Pamela Collective.

  • Venue: Araluen Park
  • Contact nt [at] mapw [dot] org [dot] au or 8952 0299

 

MAPW members attend snap protest

MAPW members attend snap protest

MAPW members were among those who attended the snap protest in Alice Springs, marching to the NT Government's ministerial offices.

Instant protest against U-mine licence

Instant protest against U-mine licence

Alice Springs residents attended snap protest in Alice Springs shortly after the announcement that the NT government would permit exploration for uranium on the nearby Angela Pamela site.

Dr Tom Keaney addresses the rally

Dr Tom Keaney addresses the rally

MAPW member Tom Keaney addresses the rally opposing the granting of an exploration licence to look for uranium at the Angela-Pamela site close to Alice Springs

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