No Trident Replacement!
Trident is Britain's nuclear weapon system. It consists of four nuclear-armed submarines, one of which is on operational patrol, under the seas, at all times. Each Trident submarine carries up to 48 nuclear warheads, each of which can be sent to a different target. Each warhead has an explosive power of up to 100 kilotons, 8 times the power of the Hiroshima bomb that killed 140,000 people.
No New Nuclear Power
Government spin doctors and the nuclear industry have been working overtime to repackage nuclear power as a green solution to climate change. They want to build new nuclear power stations, but they know we won’t want them if we know the reality – nuclear power is dirty and dangerous and not the answer to climate change.
Watch the animated introduction to the campaign against depleted uranium weapons
The health effects as well as the social and economic consequences of the accident are severe.
Stop US Missile Defence
US Missile Defence, often known as ‘Star Wars’, is part of the United States' strategy for global military dominance. They call it a 'defensive system', but having withdrawn from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty in order to develop the system, it will in reality enable the US to attack other countries without fear of retaliation.
Nuclear North West
While we may not have nuclear submarine bases, or bomb factories we do have dozens of nuclear installations and research labs, while nuclear missile convoys regularly travel up the M6. Find out about your radioactive neighbours here.
Europe For Peace
One of CND's objectives is to work for a nuclear free, less militarised and more secure Europe. Greater Manchester CND is coordinating campaigning on this issue. This section analyses the roots and causes of militarism in Europe and looks at the role of NATO.