Nuclear Power and Climate Change

A favourite trick of the nuclear industry and its fellow travellers is to argue that nuclear power is the answer to climate change. But it just ain't so! Is making that argument opportunistic in exploiting the public's genuine and growing concerns about climate change and global warming, or is it simply misinformed?

In either case, it simply isn't scienticially valid, or even logical. A few reasons why:


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NUCLEAR POWER IS NO SOLUTION TO CLIMATE CHANGE
Joint Statement of 14 Environmental Organizations, September 14 2000

NUCLEAR POWER: CAN'T STOP CLIMATE CHANGE (pdf - 24 pages)
NIRS Nuclear Monitor, February 2005

Nuclear Power Can't Stop Climate Change (pdf - 2 pages)
NIRS Fact Sheet

Nuclear Power: No Solution to Climate Change
Friends of the Earth Australia, September 2005

Tackling climate change without nuclear power
Friends of the Earth UK Report

Why nuclear power won't stop climate change
Australian Conservation Foundation

Nuclear Energy - No Solution to Climate Change
Greenpeace Background Paper

Nuclear power is the problem, not a solution
Dr. Helen Caldicott, April 13 2005

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