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April, 23 years ago… by Chuck Baclagon
April 26, 2009, 10:41 am
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From Nuclear Reaction
It is April 25th 1986

Technicians at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine are ordered to test the safety emergency reactor core cooling system on the Number 4 reactor. The test is delayed during the day. The night shift operators arrive at midnight but are unprepared to carry out the test.

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2,000 candles… by Chuck Baclagon
Greenpeace marked the anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear power plant disaster with a solemn candle-lighting ceremony.

Greenpeace marked the anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear power plant disaster with a solemn candle-lighting ceremony.

With the images still fresh in our heads, we went out to the wet grass, to light candles. Right after watching, Zero Hour: Disaster at Chernobyl, we went out and lit 2,000 candles to remember those who’ve been affected by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

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The Jerks: Nukleyar by Chuck Baclagon
April 15, 2009, 11:08 am
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Earlier we have posted a video of Noel Cabangon’s take on John Hall’s Power during his last March 20 gig at the 70s Bistro

Now we are posting The Jerks’ performance of their classic song Nukleyar which they performed in the same March 20 concert at the 70s Bistro.

Enjoy =)

Chuck Baclagon


Choosing life over debt by Chuck Baclagon
April 14, 2009, 7:49 am
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Yesterday afternoon, various faith-based groups, social movements and communities see their opposition to Bataan Nuclear Power Plant, as an act of “choosing life over debt”. The church groups also said that the campaign against BNPP is now the shared responsibility of all people of faith and goodwill.
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ASEAN+3: Not for Nukes, $ for Renewables – Climate Action Now by Chuck Baclagon
April 14, 2009, 7:28 am
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From Nuclear Reaction

Greenpeace activists gathered outside the main gate of the ASEAN+3 Summit venue in Thailand. They were there to highlight that it’s time for the government leaders meeting at the summit turn the current financial crisis into an opportunity for addressing runaway climate change. They can ensure the economic stimulus package being proposed for the region goes into the development and deployment of clean renewable energy systems that can also create thousands of sustainable jobs in the region.

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Protest at the ASEAN Summit venue by Chuck Baclagon
Tara delivers our message to the Thail delegate: Nuclear power is bad for Southeast Asias future!

Tara delivers our message to the Thail delegate: "Nuclear power is bad for Southeast Asia's future!"

Today I joined my counterparts, Isa and Hikmat, the media officers of the Thailand and Indonesia offices of Greenpeace Southeast Asia, at a Greenpeace activity at the ASEAN Summit in Pattaya, Thailand. Neung, was the media officer, while Hikmat and I, as well as some others, were there to support the team. (Earlier we had attended a nuclear campaign skillshare led by Jan and Aslihan from Greenpeace International. They shared their experiences about the ongoing campaign in various countries in Europe.)

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Solidarity by Chuck Baclagon
March 27, 2009, 8:57 am
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Greenpeace staff, volunteers and supporters marched in solidarity with the people of Bataan to oppose the revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant during the church-led rally in Morong

Greenpeace staff, volunteers and supporters marched in solidarity with the people of Bataan to oppose the revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant during the church-led rally in Morong

The word ‘solidarity‘ rarely strikes a chord in this day and age.

Gone were the days when the word solidarity was so taken seriously that one would risk their life, limb and liberty in solidarity with the plight of a people, a race, a cause and the earth.

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