Bromley and Beckenham campaigners march on London to protest nuclear power

Bromley and Beckenham CND

Bromley and Beckenham CND

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Bromley and Beckenham peace campaigners marched on London at the weekend to take part in a protest on nuclear power.

Members of the areas’ Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) descended on Hyde Park on Saturday March 15 – the third anniversary of Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi tragedy that the group says saw 20,000 people die and countless more displaced after the plant was damaged in an earthquake and tsunami.

The environmentalists made their way to the Old Palace Yard outside the House of Lords to challenge the use of nuclear power and call for alternatives to take priority.

Organisation secretary Ann Garrett said: “Nuclear power is not cheap, modern and clean as many politicians would have us believe. Apart from leaks, accidents and disasters such as Chernobyl and Fukushima, we still have to think about how to dispose of the very harmful nuclear waste.

“The price of nuclear power with all its risks is far too high – we should be harnessing renewable energy sources not avoiding climate change by contaminating our planet.”

The group said the destruction in Japan has caused high levels of radiation and has caused widespread illness as a result, with fears the UK could also see problems if a natural disaster struck. 

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7:42pm Mon 17 Mar 14

white rabbit9 says...

What a waste of time.

Better off protesting to get the controllers of planet earth to release free energy. It exists as tesla proved and some rockerfellor brought the rights and buried it all.
What a waste of time. Better off protesting to get the controllers of planet earth to release free energy. It exists as tesla proved and some rockerfellor brought the rights and buried it all. white rabbit9
  • Score: -36

9:07pm Mon 17 Mar 14

nearly right all the time says...

Mad as hatters!

We need 10 new "nukes" and we need them NOW!

SAFE,CLEAN, and in the long run cheap!
Mad as hatters! We need 10 new "nukes" and we need them NOW! SAFE,CLEAN, and in the long run cheap! nearly right all the time
  • Score: 17

8:57am Tue 18 Mar 14

PaulErith says...

Stupid to protest against nuclear power. So would they prefer the greedy miners holding the the country to ransom instead?
Stupid to protest against nuclear power. So would they prefer the greedy miners holding the the country to ransom instead? PaulErith
  • Score: 16

9:20am Tue 18 Mar 14

goldenbroomboy says...

PaulErith wrote:
Stupid to protest against nuclear power. So would they prefer the greedy miners holding the the country to ransom instead?
I wouldn't slag the miners too much, there are I understand only three pits still working, and the next Labour government will probably close those on environmental grounds. When I think of all the ranting at mid eighties trade union conferences in support of the NUM (anybody who dared oppose such a view usually received a visit from a Militant /SWP execution squad shortly afterwards) and see the same people now equally vociferously spouting a pro-Green agenda my face breaks into a mirthless grin.

As for Bromley & Beckenham CND I think they need to realise that Mankind will not travel to the stars in coal powered spaceships.
[quote][p][bold]PaulErith[/bold] wrote: Stupid to protest against nuclear power. So would they prefer the greedy miners holding the the country to ransom instead?[/p][/quote]I wouldn't slag the miners too much, there are I understand only three pits still working, and the next Labour government will probably close those on environmental grounds. When I think of all the ranting at mid eighties trade union conferences in support of the NUM (anybody who dared oppose such a view usually received a visit from a Militant /SWP execution squad shortly afterwards) and see the same people now equally vociferously spouting a pro-Green agenda my face breaks into a mirthless grin. As for Bromley & Beckenham CND I think they need to realise that Mankind will not travel to the stars in coal powered spaceships. goldenbroomboy
  • Score: 20

12:57pm Tue 18 Mar 14

bnorther says...

white rabbit9 wrote:
What a waste of time.

Better off protesting to get the controllers of planet earth to release free energy. It exists as tesla proved and some rockerfellor brought the rights and buried it all.
Ahh that Tesla idea again. Its essentially a crystal radio. A couple of diodes and capacitors and an aerial. The current you can draw of it in tiny. Its induction of radio waves, and you can get a potential difference. But to provide any useful current you would need millions and millions of antenna.
[quote][p][bold]white rabbit9[/bold] wrote: What a waste of time. Better off protesting to get the controllers of planet earth to release free energy. It exists as tesla proved and some rockerfellor brought the rights and buried it all.[/p][/quote]Ahh that Tesla idea again. Its essentially a crystal radio. A couple of diodes and capacitors and an aerial. The current you can draw of it in tiny. Its induction of radio waves, and you can get a potential difference. But to provide any useful current you would need millions and millions of antenna. bnorther
  • Score: 1

4:41pm Tue 18 Mar 14

white rabbit9 says...

bnorther wrote:
white rabbit9 wrote:
What a waste of time.

Better off protesting to get the controllers of planet earth to release free energy. It exists as tesla proved and some rockerfellor brought the rights and buried it all.
Ahh that Tesla idea again. Its essentially a crystal radio. A couple of diodes and capacitors and an aerial. The current you can draw of it in tiny. Its induction of radio waves, and you can get a potential difference. But to provide any useful current you would need millions and millions of antenna.
You must be a scientist, (facepalm). Why did rockefellor buy the design and drop it? Can you answer it? Rockefellor, one of the biggest oil barons didn't want free energy because?............
..
The fact that no one knows tesla's plans on how he created free energy, but you suddenly know how he did it! (facepalm).
[quote][p][bold]bnorther[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]white rabbit9[/bold] wrote: What a waste of time. Better off protesting to get the controllers of planet earth to release free energy. It exists as tesla proved and some rockerfellor brought the rights and buried it all.[/p][/quote]Ahh that Tesla idea again. Its essentially a crystal radio. A couple of diodes and capacitors and an aerial. The current you can draw of it in tiny. Its induction of radio waves, and you can get a potential difference. But to provide any useful current you would need millions and millions of antenna.[/p][/quote]You must be a scientist, (facepalm). Why did rockefellor buy the design and drop it? Can you answer it? Rockefellor, one of the biggest oil barons didn't want free energy because?............ .. The fact that no one knows tesla's plans on how he created free energy, but you suddenly know how he did it! (facepalm). white rabbit9
  • Score: -54

8:52am Wed 19 Mar 14

Slonik says...

Bet all these anti-nuclear campaigners will be mightily upset when the lights go out and they can't charge their ipads. With Russia in control of lots of gas and the middle east in a state of turmoil, I reckon there's never been a greater need for nuclear power. Pity that short-termism and naïve 'green' politics have undermined energy policy and left us where we are...
Bet all these anti-nuclear campaigners will be mightily upset when the lights go out and they can't charge their ipads. With Russia in control of lots of gas and the middle east in a state of turmoil, I reckon there's never been a greater need for nuclear power. Pity that short-termism and naïve 'green' politics have undermined energy policy and left us where we are... Slonik
  • Score: 2

9:29am Wed 19 Mar 14

white rabbit9 says...

Slonik wrote:
Bet all these anti-nuclear campaigners will be mightily upset when the lights go out and they can't charge their ipads. With Russia in control of lots of gas and the middle east in a state of turmoil, I reckon there's never been a greater need for nuclear power. Pity that short-termism and naïve 'green' politics have undermined energy policy and left us where we are...
nuclear power station's are like ticking time bombs waiting to go off, or waiting for the crazies to set them off like chenobyl or fukishima. Who controls the security for these plant's?
[quote][p][bold]Slonik[/bold] wrote: Bet all these anti-nuclear campaigners will be mightily upset when the lights go out and they can't charge their ipads. With Russia in control of lots of gas and the middle east in a state of turmoil, I reckon there's never been a greater need for nuclear power. Pity that short-termism and naïve 'green' politics have undermined energy policy and left us where we are...[/p][/quote]nuclear power station's are like ticking time bombs waiting to go off, or waiting for the crazies to set them off like chenobyl or fukishima. Who controls the security for these plant's? white rabbit9
  • Score: -57

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