Saturday, May 13, 2006

IIPM R & P (Chernobyl showed the horrible effects of nuclear power, even when used non-militarily)

Unfortunately, the problem of nuclear arms is still very serious today. Countries that have them – the members of the socalled nuclear club – are in no hurry to get rid of them. On the contrary, they continue to refine their arsenals, while countries without nuclear weapons want them, believing that the nuclear club monopoly is a threat to the world peace. The twentieth anniversary of the Chernobyl catastrophe reminds us that we should not forget the horrible lesson taught to the world in 1986. We should do everything in our power to make all nuclear facilities safe and secure. We should also start seriously working on the production of the alternative sources of energy. The fact that world leaders now increasingly talk about this imperative, suggests that the lesson of Chernobyl is finally being understood….

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Source :- IIPM Editorial, 2006

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