Monday, October 10, 2011

Dr. Helen Caldicott: Lessons From Fukushima

Binghamton University; October 10, 2011
 What Role Should Nuclear Energy and Natural Gas Extraction play in our Energy Future?

A Talk by Helen Caldicott

Helen Caldicott, MD, is the co-founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility, an  organization of 23,000 doctors committed to educating their colleagues about the  dangers of nuclear power, nuclear weapons and nuclear war, Caldicott was named  by The Smithsonian as one of the most influential women of the 20th century. She  has authored seven books, including “Nuclear Power is Not the Answer” (2006) and “A Desperate Passion: An Autobiography” (1996). Her most recent book is the  newly revised and updated “If You Love This Planet: A Plan to Heal the Earth”  (2009).

Event Sponsors: Binghamton University Student Environmental Action Coalition, Binghamton University Environmental Studies Program, Sierra Club - Susquehanna Group, Broome County Peace Action, New York Residents Against Drilling and

Promoter: Jim Little