Sunday, 7 August 2011

Hiroshima mayor's antinuclear speech

August 6th is Hiroshima Day, when Japan commemorates the atomic bomb which was dropped on Hiroshima towards the end of the second world war. The Mayor of Hiroshima gave a speech urging the Japanese government to move away from nuclear energy

The mayor of Nagasaki also said he will urge the government to promote renewables, rather than nuclear energy, in his peace declaration ceremony on Aug. 9.

Both ceremonies can be watched on: