The Right Livelihood Award Foundation
Newsletter April 2011
Call for Global Nuclear Phase Out
In the aftermath of Fukushima, 50 Laureates of the Right Livelihood Award and members of the World Future Council demanded in a joint statement a global nuclear phase out.
“Nuclear power is neither the answer to modern energy problems nor a panacea for climate change challenges. There is no solution of problems by creating more problems,” states the declaration, issued by experts, activists, politicians, clergy, entrepreneurs and scientists from 26 countries.
Click here to read the full statement and to see the list of signees.
A German translation is available here.
Phi Beta Iota: Buckminster Fuller had it right. Infinite free (renewable) energy is achievable, and the foundation for everything else. That is what the anthrosphere needs, and that is what would make the anthrosphere naturally self-sustaining [it would also have extraordinary impact on water immediately and waste vaporation over time].