Briefing on the health and environmental hazards of uranium mining

This technical briefing by Inge Lindemann summarises the impacts of uranium mining on human health and the environment and makes a compelling case for leaving uranium in the ground.

To download the twelve page Word briefing, click on the link below:

Health and Environmental Hazards of Uranium April 2010

A longer version of this paper is available at http://www.uranium-network.org/images/pdfs-u-rad-health/inge_namibia_beitrag_28.03.2010.rs1.pdf.

See also:

Nuclear Power Nearly as Dangerous as Weapons, Critics Say

UNITED NATIONS, May 7, 2010 (IPS) – The quest for nuclear disarmament is likely to fail if governments and corporations continue to promote nuclear technologies as a solution to the world’s energy needs, say independent experts.

See http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=51354.

Videos on the dangers of the nuclear industry

Watch these video excerpts from a talk given by Canadian Dr. Gordon Edwards in Finland (at Loviisa, on January 12, 2010) edited down to a total of 45 minutes.

1/5: Nuclear Power Cannot Solve Climate Change:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqheZZ0pRNw

2/5: Radioactivity from Bomb Fallout and Reactors:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epexkJ5VEnQ

3/5: Atomic Radiation and High-Level Nuclear Waste:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjlFOEtsDRQ

4/5  Reactor Accidents – Meltdowns and Power Excursions:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SruTxZJyMkA

5/5: Recycling Nuclear Fuel = Plutonium Reprocessing:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6RaQFjjkAo

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