Statements on nuclear power

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WCC Statement “Towards a Nuclear-free World”

In a statement “Towards a Nuclear-free World”, the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches (WCC) recommended ways for churches to work to end nuclear dangers and respond to the witness of those affected by continuing nuclear tragedies – from Hiroshima in 1945 to Fukushima in 2011 and beyond.

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Japan Buddhist Federation Declaration on Nuclear

Appeal for a Lifestyle without Dependence on Nuclear Power

Released by the Japan Buddhist Federation in December 2001

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Interreligious statement on Fukushima

Faith Leaders say no to nuclear!

The Inter-religious Conference on Nuclear Issues held in Aizu-Wakamatsu and Iwaki, Fukushima, from December 4 to 7, 2012, gathered 87 participants from Japan, Okinawa, South Korea, the Philippines, Thailand, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Switzerland, Canada and the USA. They concluded by issuing the following statement:

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SAFCEI statement on nuclear energy

Decisions over South Africa’s energy choices are of critical concern for our future wellbeing. We entered a new era in 1994, ending political Apartheid. Now we need to show the world the right direction by entering a new energy era that overcomes poverty and inequality and improves the health and sustainability of the planet.

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WCRLF letter to President Zuma about the nuclear deal

The Western Cape Religious Leaders Forum, a body representing all the major faith communities in the Western Cape, endorses the statement deploring the continued inclusion of nuclear energy in our country’s energy future which was sent by the KZN Inter-Religious Council, dated 31 May 2012.

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