Aldermaston Women’s Peace Camp

Fri, 13/05/2022 - 00:00 - Sun, 15/05/2022 - 00:00
Regular event?: 
This is a regular event

Saturday 14th May 1.30 - 4 pm.
A Workshop ‘UK Nuclear strategy - the Use of Uranium & Plutonium’
1.30 - 2.00 pm - Peter Burt (Author of a number of Non-Government Studies about AWE and the UK Nuclear Weapons Programme) - How uranium and plutonium are used at AWE - The workings, processes and functions of Aldermaston and Burghfield.
- The links between civil and military nuclear power
2.00 - 2.30 - Rachel Western (Nuclear Researcher)
Plutonium did not exist in the world before WWII, just specks deep underground. Rachel will talk about the UK propulsion to turn Uranium into Plutonium - for use in Nuclear Weapons and the horrendous consequences of that Programme - from the devastation caused by Uranium mining to the existential threat caused by the massive stocks of Plutonium that have resulted.
2.30 - 2.50 pm Nigel Day (Peace Campaigner)
- Current uranium mining in Western Australia
2.50 - 4.00 pm - Questions & General Discussion
The workshop is open to all.

Organiser is not an NFP member
Nuala 01865 749459