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A public event to learn more about Hewlett Packard’s involvement in providing technology of the Israeli Apartheid. Sponsored by the Syracuse Peace Council’s Justice for Palestine Committee, and the Methodist Task Force on Peace and Justice Israel/Palestine.
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Admission free. Donations appreciated.
When the Cold War ended, worry about nuclear weapons receded. Has the nuclear threat diminished?
The Forgotten Bomb is a global journey to discover our prospects for finally living in a nuclear-free world and how we can participate in creating that world.
Governor Cuomo and the New York Public Service Commission have undertaken a major overhaul of New York’s energy policy called Reforming the Energy Vision (REV). The REV process will change utility regulations, energy ownership rules, programs for renewables and weatherization, and electricity rates. Over the next several week, the Public Service Commission will hold seven public hearings to hear from the public about these issues. Your participation is needed.
On Jan. 24, 2017, Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) and Representative Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) introduced THE RESTRICTING FIRST USE OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS ACT OF 2017, S 200; HR 669.
History of the Nuclear Free World Committee
In Spring 2015, Peace Action CNY became part of the Peace Council and is now called the Nuclear Free World Committee.
In Middle East, US Relies on Military Solutions (As Usual)
Help SPC compile resources about this developing situation!
Join us for our annual recommitment to nuclear disarmament. This year, along with Peace Action of CNY, we will ask our representatives in Congress and the Senate to defund nuclear weapons programs in favor of funding humans needs in the US.
No More All of the Above Energy Plans!
On January 7, 2014, the New York State Energy Planning Board released the 2014 draft New York State Energy Plan. The state releases an Energy Plan every four years to map out New York’s energy future. Unfortunately, the 2014 Draft State Energy Plan does not represent the sea-change in energy policy that New York needs to confront the global climate crisis, mounting pollution, public health concerns, or energy affordability.
Anti-Nuclear Campaigns Gain Steam as Plant Closures Continue
Two thousand thirteen might go down in the history books as the year activists finally turned the tide against the nuclear power industry. It may also go down as the beginning of one of nuclear power’s most dangerous eras.
In the 1970s, anti-nuclear activists fought the industry to a virtual stalemate. Between 1979 and 2012, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) didn’t issue a single license for a new nuclear power plant. But victories against existing plants were rare. Fewer than ten were shut down permanently between 1980 and 2012.