Monthly Archives: July 2007

Irish Energy Policy, MacGill Summer School




Irish Energy Policy: Reason v Emotion                                   


Edward M Walsh


MacGill Summer School & Arts Week

Glenties, Co Donegal


17 July 2007




‘Opposition to nuclear energy is based on irrational fear fed by Hollywood-style fiction, the Green lobbies and the media. These fears are unjustified, and nuclear energy from its start in 1952 has proved to be the safest of all energy sources. We must stop fretting over the minute statistical risks of cancer from chemicals or radiation. Nearly one third of us will die of cancer anyway, mainly because we breathe air laden with that all pervasive carcinogen, oxygen’…..’By all Continue reading...