Monday, August 07, 2006

Another Environmentalist for Nuclear Energy

The latest to step up: Tim Flannery, one of Australia's leading scientists:

IT WOULD be a "noble act" if Australia embraced nuclear power, which could be generated more safely than coal-fired electricity, one of Australia's leading scientists and climate experts claims.

Tim Flannery, director of the South Australian Museum and author of two books on climate change, said Australia, the worst greenhouse gas polluter per capita in the world, had few immediate options for clean-energy generation.

"Climate change is so catastrophic and imminent that only nuclear power can save us," he said.
As you might expect, the usual suspects are already up in arms. For more on Flannery, click here and here.

UPDATE: More from We Support Lee.

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