The Nuclear Fallacy

Dr Louis Arnoux
15 min readDec 25, 2021

(based in part on a recent article by Yves Cochet, ex-French Minister for the Environment with his permission — quotes transl. by me)

(Mixed media combining the 2007 ionizing radiation ISO and IAEA warning symbol with a picture of IAEA fact-finding team leader Mike Weightman examining Reactor Unit 3 at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant on 27 May 2011, Wikimedia Common)

After many years of quietness, recent months have seen a flurry of posts, articles, peer reviewed papers, reports and plans advocating large-scale development of nuclear power in a variety of forms, from small modular reactors (SMRs) to very large power plants like the fated European Pressurised…

Dr Louis Arnoux

Louis is the catalyst and main author for the Fourth Transition Initiative and Cool Planet Foundation.