Few people either in Australia or around the world realise that nuclear power is legally prohibited in Australia, despite us being the largest exporter of uranium in the world. This is how it happened.
This is a reproduction of the article that was just published in this month’s SACOME journal. It was jointly authored by myself and Barry Brook. It is the second is a series of six articles we are providing the journal. As ever with the media, we write to a word limit. Try not to get cranky if you think something is under done, use the comments section instead!
Safety is a major public concern for nuclear power. There is no quick way to overcome this feeling. But a few facts certainly can’t hurt.