Today: 20.Apr.2021
(Wade Allison) UK - Evidence about radiation submitted to Parliament of the United Kingdom
04.Sep.2017
Rate this item
(0 votes)

Wade Allison, Emeritus Professor of Physics, Oxford University, UK: Bottom up, on radiation and nuclear energy we need a fresh programme of science-wide public education in schools and in the community as a whole via the media, omitting the ghoulish images used in the past. Local UK-based initiatives should contribute to worldwide re-education, for example through the BBC. Top down, on radiation safety we need a complete sea change in international guidance. This should be based on scientific understanding and evidence, not the unjustified precaution inherent in the ALARA/LNT philosophy.

Read 841 times Last modified on Saturday, 02 May 2020 19:49