Baltic Sea Info Tour/Malmö

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Lecture on uranium mining and processing
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Info stall in the center of Malmö on August 5
Nuclear Waste Barrel and Nuclear Death attracting people
Skanska Dagbladet (August 6, 2010)

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Tour Stop in Malmö

Malmö is situated in the South of Sweden, only one hour by coach or train away from Copenhagen. In Sweden, there was a referendum in 1980 for a very long-term end of nuclear power. Since then, this was delayed further and recently the parliament has okayed the replacement of old reactors, therefore both old and new reactors will keep running. Formerly Sweden had some uranium activities which had been finished some time ago. Since the new run on uranium, several hundred new sites are explored for their suitability for uranium mining. North-east of Malmö, some 350 kilometers away, the Oskarshamn NPP is situated and some 200 kilometers north-west of Malmö the NPP Ringhals is located by Varberg. The closed NPP Barsebäck is situated only about 20 kilometers north of Malmö.

The Baltic Sea Info Tour stopped from August 3-5 in Malmö. After these three days of activities the participants of the infotour had two resting days in the region for recreation or joint the Climate Camp in Uppsala. Anyway, we provided a public information event, a public street action and a regional network gathering here.


Local contact

Klimax Malmö


Travel Schedule of the Malmö Stop

  • Monday (Aug 2): travelling from the previous stop in Copenhagen to Malmö
  • Tuesday - Thursday (Aug 3-5): STOP in Malmö
  • Friday - Saturday (Aug 6-7): resting days
  • Sunday (Aug 8): travelling to the next stop in Stockholm


Programme of the stop in Malmö

August 3rd:

  • 15:30 Gathering at Kvarnby Folkhögskola 3rd floor, Industrigatan 4
  • 16:00 Per Hegelund explains radiation impact on The Baltic Sea.
  • 17:00 Andrey Ozharovskiy talks about the situation and the resistance in Russia and Belarus.
dinner
  • 19:00 Klara Sager explains the uranium-chain in Swedish, and she also shows 13 minutes from her documentary shot in Jämtland (Sweden).
  • 20:00 Falk Beyer talks abouts German resistance, and shows the documentary Castor, an inspiring documentary about local resistance.


August 4th:

  • 17:00-21:00 Networking with invited local organisations, with a dinnerpause in between.
  • 21:00- Party


August 5th:

  • 15:00 Streetaction against E-on


Other Information about the Malmö Stop

  • The school we were accommodated at is called Kvarnby Folkhögskola. Our meetings were hosted in another house called "the red house" inside Malmö, at Industrigatan 4. The school´s sleeping facilities was located 10 minutes, by bus outside Malmö. To get there one had to take a city bus number five towards Kvarnby.
  • Bring sleeping bag, sleeping pad and towels
  • earlier preparation meeting for the local stop of the infotour in Malmö took place on May 12th at 1.30 pm in Malmö at Café Chez Madame, Karlskronaplan 7
  • general visitor information visit this site for additional info on what happens in Malmö during your stay: http://www.malmotown.com/en
  • visit the autonomus social center of Malmö: http://www.utkanten.net/english.php
  • Legal advice during actions (only in Swedish so far): http://www.ofog.org/juridik
    • Tear gas is prohibited in Sweden.
  • public transport: http://www.skanetrafiken.se/templates/StartPage.aspx?id=16125&epslanguage=EN
  • transport from Copenhagen to Malmoe is easiest by train, Öresundstågen, or bus
  • Media Coverage:


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