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Access To Energy
EXCELLENT ENERGY NEWSLETTER
"Access to Energy" is a great source of facts and comment on current
energy and related political matters, started 21 years ago by the late Dr. Petr
Beckmann, and now taken over since 1993 by Dr. Arthur Robinson. Describing itself
as "Pro-Science, Pro-Technology, Pro-Free Enterprise," it staunchly
promotes the case for nuclear as the only viable energy option for the next
century and exposes the fallacies, illogic, and political ideology masquerading
as science that underlies the line the public is constantly bombarded with.
Access to Energy
Some items covered in the October, 1997 issue:
- Why the popular notions of an "information age" constituting
the basis of a "post-industrial society" is nonsense if the world
is to maintain or further improve its living standards.
- The lethal consequences of energy rationing that would result from political
agendas currently being vigorously promoted.
- Truths about myths concerning synthetic chemicals and cancer. Why such
widespread beliefs as,
"Cancer rates are soaring"
"Environmental synthetic chemicals are and important source of human
"Reducing pesticide residues is an effective way to prevent diet-related
"Synthetic chemicals pose greater carcinogenic hazards than natural
"Regulation of low, hypothetical risks is effective in advancing
. . . are all false.
- Why the latest harebrained scheme for replacing gasoline would have us
all driving vehicles the size of tractor trailers to carry the fuel, which
would be 1000 times the price.