If You Love This Planet, Dr. Helen Caldicott

Storm van Leeuwen on nuclear power’s contribution to global warming; Australian senator Scott Ludlam on nuclear waste in Australia


Storm van Leeuwen (WISE)

Storm van Leeuwen (WISE)

This week, Dr. Caldicott interviews two guests. First, she
chats with Jan Willem Storm van Leeuwen, one of the international group of expert reviewers of the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (”IPCC”). van Leeuwen is a senior scientist at Ceedata Consultancy in the Netherlands. In this conversation, van Leeuwen discusses the CO2 output of nuclear power production. Read the report by van Leeuwen and Philip Smith, Nuclear Power: The Energy Balance.

Senator Scott Ludlam

Sen. Scott Ludlam

In the second segment of the program,
Dr. Caldicott speaks with Australian Greens Senator Scott Ludlam about the push for a nuclear waste depository in central Australia. Listen to Dr. Caldicott’s earlier conversation with Sen. Ludlam, recorded in August 2009. Read a November 11 media release by Sen. Ludlam, Greens condemn deal to sell uranium to Russia. Read the June 19 antinuclear.net news item, Senator Scott Ludlam raises nuclear problems in Senate Estimates. Longer show description to follow.

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