This is just plain evil and irresponsible. Nuclear reactors are not safe. Watch "The Atomic States of America." Get the facts. Nuclear reactors $18 billion. There are cancer clusters near everyone. When there are leaks the cost of fixing them way out weighs the output. The Vatican can move itself next to a nuclear reactor permanently.
This is such irresponsible propaganda.
David Suzuki says they are not safe. Here is a partial quote: "Nuclear technology can provide energy without the air pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions produced by fossil fuels. The largest and currently unresolved environmental problem concerns nuclear waste. As of 2012, Canada had over 56,000 tons of highly radioactive nuclear waste and nowhere to put it. With a radioactive half-life of 25,000 years, nuclear waste remains dangerous for 250,000 years, posing huge costs and risks for future generations."
"Power plants can also leak hazardous materials. For example, Pickering reactor #4 had a heavy water leak in April 1996 that released radioactive tritium into Lake Ontario, contaminating drinking water supplies."
When they dump the waste, it gets in the ground water. I grew up in upstate NY and everywhere it was dumped there are cancer clusters.
They have so much waste here in the US that they don't know where to put it. How about the Vatican takes it? We can ship it there.
Jesus is saying: "Shame on you."
As I have recently pointed out there are two sorts of radioactive isotopes found in spent nuclear fuel. The first type is fission Products,while the second including isotope of uranium, neptunium, and plutonium, as well as Thorium, protactinium and other elements classified as actinides.
Since Ms. Kramer mentions the supposed problem of radioactibe tritium, I reviewed an essay on Nuclear safety, that I wrote some time ago. In this essay, I looked at scientific literature on the risks related to tritium produced by reactors. The literature indicated that tritium was not dangerous unless encountered by drinking impossibly huge amounts of tritium laced water. Tritium produces very weak bata radiation, and thus accounts of horrible tritium dangers are not science based. In the same essay I discuss how to make Molten Salt Reactors even safer than the very high safety standards found in Generation III+ light water reactors.
Finally Ms. Kramer mentions David Suzuki, a well regarded Canadian biologist. Unfortunately, Professor Suzuki's expertese does not extend to nuclear safety. Unfortunately Professor Suzuki mad a number of the extrordinarily ill informed statements on the Fukushema accident.
Some of Professor Suzuki's statements on the Fukushima accident are down right wacky. For example, Professot Suzuki stated:.”
Perhapse he does! Suzuki stated: