March / April Public Appearances for Dr. Caldicott

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Friday 16 March Film and discussion Temple United Methodist Church 1415 Northeast 43rd St Seattle Watch trailer online A critical look at how the authorities handled the nuclear crisis and Tsunami relief by an American who volunteered in…

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Is the West Destined for War with Iran?

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Helen Caldicott, Sydney Morning Herald, 25 February 2012 The devastating spectre of war looms again. Just as the US manufactured “weapons of mass destruction” in Iraq, so certain political factions in the US and Israel are intent on…

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After Fukushima: Enough Is Enough

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Helen Caldicott, New York Times, 2 Dec 2011 The nuclear power industry has been resurrected over the past decade by a lobbying campaign that has left many people believing it to be a clean, green, emission-free alternative to…

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October Public Appearances for Dr. Caldicott

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Saturday 1st October Coalition Against Nukes Rally for Nuclear-Free Energy, Noon-3:30 pm, Hudson River Park, Pier 95, 12th Ave @ West 55th Street, NYC Live streaming video This is the Coalition Against Nukes National Day of Action flagship…

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The Awful Magnitude of Destruction from a Nuclear Meltdown

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Rasmussen Report October 1975, WASH-1400, updated by Union of Concerned Scientists The report states that in the “worst possible case” (an assumed 10 million people at risk) 3,300 people would die of severe radiation damage within several days;…

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Internal Radioactive Emitters – Invisible, Tasteless, and Odorless

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Huge quantities of radioactive elements, more than anyone has been able or willing to measure, have been continuously released into the air and water since the multiple meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi Complex in Japan on and around…

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Unsafe at Any Dose

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Six weeks ago, when I first heard about the reactor damage at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan, I knew the prognosis: If any of the containment vessels or fuel pools exploded, it would mean millions of new…

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Nuclear apologists play shoot the messenger on radiation

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TWENTY-FIVE years after Chernobyl, many billions of dollars are at stake if the Fukushima reactor meltdowns cause the so-called “atomic renaissance” to halt or even slow down. This is evident from the nuclear industry’s vociferous attacks on its…

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How nuclear apologists mislead the world over radiation

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Soon after the Fukushima accident last month, I stated publicly that a nuclear event of this size and catastrophic potential could present a medical problemof very large dimensions. Events have proven this observation to be true despite the…

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A Medical Problem of Vast Dimensions

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As I write this on 25 March from Ottawa, two weeks since the earthquake and tsunami and the calamity that has befallen the Fukushima Nuclear Plant No 1, the situation has grown increasingly grave.Despite the heroic efforts of…

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Nuclear radiation ‘the greatest public health hazard’

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CNN: What is the health risk for people living near the Fukushima Daiichi plant? Helen Caldicott: The risk cannot be determined with any accuracy yet, because it is not clear how much radiation has or is escaping. NPR…

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Statement by Dr Caldicott

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“I have become Death, the destroyer of worlds”. Robert Oppenheimer, quoting the Baghavad Gita, on witnessing the first atomic bomb test, 1945 As I write this – on the afternoon of March 16 in the United States –…

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Caldicott: Japan may spell end of nuclear industry worldwide

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Independent Australia, 15 Mar 2011 People all over the world are watching updates on the Japanese nuclear emergency in growing horror and disbelief. Despite soothing words from nuclear energy industry promoters, each update today has signalled fresh disaster…

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Labor going nuclear in rush to self destruct

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Sian Prior, ABC The Drum Unleashed, 18 February 2011 Someone’s clearly been handing out the idiot pills in the Labor Party. The first sign of it was in December 2010 when NSW Senator Steve Hutchins began publicly advocating…

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