Helen Caldicott, charlatan
Spectacular news events notwithstanding, nuclear power plants continue to operate reliably, 24-7 — often for more than a year without interruption — while compiling a safety record unmatched for excellence by any other industry. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission made some history in February 2012 by issuing the first approval in more than 30 years for construction of two new reactors in Georgia.
Despite all real-world evidence against her theses, critic Helen Caldicott has hung in there for something like 40 years. For a demonstration that Caldicott is a charlatan,
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