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Patrick -- all -- all but confessions of a Greenpeace -- is live with us now from Albany -- you'll crystal -- welcome -- the program.
Limited time so I've got three topics that I need to discuss review -- the -- The Obama administration may yet be quietly trying to kill nuclear power in America apparently the nuclear regulatory state a guy.
Is withholding key information about -- proposed nuclear waste dump.
Killing nuclear power by the back dole is that how you read it.
No I don't mean there is a lot of politics around Yucca Mountain of course.
That from a policy.
Point of view everybody in the nuclear industry and practically everybody in the country except senator Harry Reid it would seem -- -- that we need a permanent repository.
For nuclear waste in the United States.
The good news is it's not really that time sensitive nobody is.
Being harmed by the stored nuclear waste that we have now as a matter of fact it is one of our most important future energy resources when we decide to recycle it.
This issue have to be a result someday but for the time being.
It is not a really urgent issue it's too bad about all the politics the politics will change and eventually will resolve this especially given that the president's.
Blue ribbon committee will report on the issue of managing use nuclear fuel later this year it just very and.
Stressing that you have a co-founder of Greenpeace and now you very much in favor of nuclear power -- let let me move on and got limited time -- -- Is the recent extreme weather tornadoes floods wreck -- snow is it the direct result of man made global warming.
There's no doubt that the climate has been warming for the last 200 years since the end of the little ice age around 18100.
That had nothing to do with human activity.
A poll of the of the weather presenter is in the United States -- present on TV shows that only 25%.
Of them believe.
In man made global warming but regardless of that even if there is some man made global warming.
You cannot tie individual weather events like tornadoes and hurricanes and floods.
In two climate change it is simply impossible.
To do so and anybody who pushes that is totally unscientific about it last long.
Some people -- blaming environmentalists for the Arizona wildfires because they say.
Environmentalists blocked some forestry programs which are designed to help -- of the fire danger a new site.
I agree with you very strongly on that one.
We need to thin these forests and get rid of the deadwood and the environmentalists are saying don't touch the forest because that will damage the biodiversity.
They are the ones who are setting up these forests for total catastrophic destruction.
In these wildfires if wild fires were allowed to go through on a regular basis it would keep the dead wood down but we can't just start lighting fires everywhere so we have to do it mechanically they need to go in there and thin the forests.
Basically guard in them and use that waste wood for energy.
Patrick -- co-founder of Greenpeace we really appreciate you being with us today and dealing with so -- three.
Quick topics in such a rapid fire fashion the optimal thank you very much -- -- appreciate it.
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