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300+ Groups Urge Climate Scientist Dr. Hansen to Rethink Support of Nuclear Power - Via EcoWatch


Science & Tech  (tags: Nuclear Power, Global Warming, Sustainability, Humans, Health, Safety concerns, World, Interesting News )

Victoria
- 347 days ago - ecowatch.com
311 US and international environmental and clean energy groups said yesterday that nuclear power is NOT the solution to global warming, "It is simply not feasible for nuclear power to be a part of a sustainable, safe and affordable future for humankind".



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David C. (25)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 7:26 am
but nuke are a great solution - - - for getting from the frying pan intothe fire
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" The nuclear establishment is conducting a war against humanity. " -- John Gofman (1918-2007), former advisor to the [US] Atomic Energy Commission; quoted in (recommended reading:) "Wings of Death" (1995) by Prof. Chris Busby

" The probable fate of our species is extermination by poisoning. "
-- Rosalie Bertel (epidemiologist) (cited ibid.)

 

Ben Oscarsito (355)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 7:27 am
Sustainable? SAFE...??? -Tell me about it!
 

Kamia T. (82)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 1:04 pm
Why anyone would want to continue using ANY form of fuel with waste that has a half-life long after all of us ten generations down are gone is beyond me? There's NO PLACE we can safely dispose of what a nuclear reactor produces. It's ridiculous to keep promoting this form of energy.
 

Roger Garin-michaud (113)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 1:52 pm
noted, thanks
 

Sharon Karson (82)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 2:52 pm
Tell that to Japan! You sure can't tell me that.
 

Birgit W. (152)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 3:05 pm
We are still in danger from Japan. What else does it take to get into the brain of our politicians?
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 8:36 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

Tanya Selth (0)
Friday January 10, 2014, 12:43 am
thanks. We certainly do need to get away from Nuclear power which never can be fully safe.
 

Bob P. (425)
Friday January 10, 2014, 5:15 am
Thanks Victoria
 

Jamie Clemons (283)
Friday January 10, 2014, 1:23 pm
There is a lot of BIG BIG money and power in nuclear. They want nuclear so they can have their nuclear weapons. They will not give it up without a fight, but if we have the majority of people behind us we can stop them. Nuclear power keeps getting more and more expensive while Solar and wind just keep getting cheaper. There is no safe level of radiation even background radiation can be harmful. The spent fuel pool is in danger of collapse in Fukushima. If it collapses we will have one heck of a mess that may never be cleaned up. the containment in the reactors that melted down is compromised. There is a constant flow of radioactive water coming out of the reactors. This mess will be going on for the next 100 years or more before it is even contained much less cleaned up.
 

Shirley S. (176)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 9:55 pm
The world does NOT need nuclear power. It is TOO UNSTABLE !
 
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