Dr Helen Caldicott responds to claims of Robert Stone and “Pandora’s Promise”

Antinuclear

Caldicott-2013Nuclear power no answer to climate change The Age, October 7, 2013  Helen Caldicott Advocating nuclear power as an answer to global warming is analogous to prescribing smoking for weight loss.

Nuclear reactors do not stand alone but rely on a massive industrial infrastructure using fossil fuel and other global warming gases.

Renewable energy that is readily available, cheaper than nuclear and coal, and can rapidly avert global warming must be immediately implemented by global governments.

Robert Stone is rightly concerned about global warming (The Age, October 4) so I refer him to an excellent study, Carbon Free Nuclear Free http://www.ieer.org/carbonfree/ demonstrating that the US could achieve this by about 2030.

Let’s examine the Fukushima disaster – Australia’s uranium fuelled the reactors.

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