As we go into three days here in NYC experiencing the harmful air that so much of the planet has or will experience due to climate warming, we are outraged at the harm this imperialist system is doing to people and the planet.
This spring, the UN said the situation at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine is “extremely fragile and dangerous” and that as “military activities” continue, the danger of damage to the plant, and possibly a nuclear meltdown, grows. Now that the dam on the Dnipro River is largely destroyed, the store of water to cool the plant is depleted.
Neither “side”of the war – the U.S. backing Ukraine or the Russian occupiers – are acting to stop this danger. See Revcom’s Pouring Gasoline on a Raging Fire: Face-off Intensifies at Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine and The Guardian’s Ukraine: cooling pond at Zaporizhzhia plant at risk after dam collapse–report.