Helen Caldicott with Mary Glenney, Women's Show

04/22/06

Helen Caldicott, Physician, author, speaker, activist. The single most articulate and passionate advocate of citizen action to remedy the nuclear and environmental crises, Dr Helen Caldicott, has devoted the last 35 years to an international campaign to educate the public about the medical hazards of the nuclear age and the necessary changes in human behavior to stop environmental destruction. Her most recent book is The New Nuclear Danger: George Bush’s Military Industrial Complex, she has a new book on nuclear energy due to be released in the US in August.

Dr Caldicott currently divides her time between Australia and the US where she lectures widely. She is also the Founder and President of the Nuclear Policy Research Institute (NPRI),headquartered in Washington DC. NPRI’s mission is to facilitate a far-reaching, effective, ongoing public education campaign in the mainstream media about the often-underestimated dangers of nuclear weapons and power programs and policies.

FMI: www.HelenCaldicott.com. www.nuclearpolicy.org.

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