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09:00 - 11:00 11 April 2011

CNN Earth's Frontiers - in association with UCL: The Nuclear Debate - SOLD OUT


Jeremy Bentham Room | Wilkins Building (link Map)
Gower St | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Ticketed and Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

Professor Malcolm Grimston, Associate Fellow, Energy, Environment and Development Programme, Chatham House
Dr Helen Caldicott, Founding President, Beyond Nuclear
Becky Anderson, Chair and Presenter, CNN
Nick Robins, Head of Climate Change Centre for Excellence, HSBC
Paul Gilding, Former Executive Director of Greenpeace, now an independent writer and advisor

An opportunity to be part of the studio audience for CNN's Earth's Frontiers, the half-hour environmental programme which explores the most cutting-edge stories from the front lines of our planet.

Events in Japan have reopened the debate abut the safety of nuclear energy. As Japanese authorities battle to contain the crisis, thoughts are turning to the future. The politics of nuclear power is under the kind of scrutiny last seen in the aftermath of Chernobyl. Since that time, the world's industrial powers have gradually learned to embrace nuclear energy as the cleanest and best alternative to fossil fuels.

We assemble a panel of experts, academics and well-known figures to debate nuclear energy: how safe is it, and does it really offer the best hope for saving our planet as its proponents claim? In spite of events in Japan, can we ever learn to put our fears aside and embrace a nuclear-powered future?

Please click on the booking link below for further infromation.


Zoe Witte
+44 (0)20 3108 3838 | z.witte@ucl.ac.uk


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