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Nuclear not answer to climate change

The federal government was betraying Australians by promoting more uranium exports to fuel nuclear power, Australian Greens Senator for Tasmania Christine Milne said today.

"The Howard government finally admitted last month that climate change is real but it refuses to commit to serious measures to address the greatest environmental challenge the world faces," Senator Milne said in Canberra.

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Hiroshima Day: Milne calls on Australians to reject nuclear option

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Australian Greens Senator for Tasmania Christine Milne today called on Australians to reject nuclear power as an option for addressing climate change and instead to maintain a passion for peace and disarmament.

"Today the world commemorates the 60th anniversary of the United States bombing Hiroshima, instantly killing more than 70,000 people and condemning tens of thousands more to death from cancer in the months and years that followed," Senator Milne said in Hobart.

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