Make a difference in the challenge to confront global warming and prevent nuclear war and the development and use of nuclear weapons.
Tell President Obama and the US DOT to stop oil trains carrying diluted tar sands and fracked shale oil from the Bakken formation—both are more toxic, more explosive, and more carbon-intensive than conventional crude.
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Student Center of Morningside College
Paul Deaton from Iowa City with Physicians for Social Responsibility will speak at 8 p.m., Nov. 2, in the Student Center of Morningside College. His talk, "From Hiroshima to Palo: Why Nuclear Non-proliferation Matters to Iowans," is sponsored by Morningside Civic Union and Siouxland Peace Coalition. It's free and open to the public.
"From Hiroshima to Palo" covers numerous direct connections between nuclear proliferation and Iowa. Palo is located near the Duane Arnold Energy Center, the only nuclear power plant in Iowa.
Deaton, a former U.S. Army officer, holds a Master's Degree in American Studies from the University of Iowa and is building support for a comprehensive nuclear test ban treaty.
Deaton has been speaking and writing about nuclear non-proliferation since retiring from CRST Logistics, Inc. as Director of Operations.
For more information call 712-444-2300.
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