The Greens want to see an end to nuclear weapons and nuclear power. The 20,000 nuclear weapons that exist today are obsolete relics of the Cold War and can end our world in an afternoon. Like landmines and cluster weapons, they must be abolished, through a Nuclear Weapons Convention.
The whole nuclear fuel chain – from uranium mining to the unresolved problem of nuclear waste – presents unacceptable environmental and security risks and is phenomenally expensive. Rather than leaving future generations the burden of nuclear waste, we should be giving them truly safe, clean, timely and economic solutions to reducing global greenhouse gas emissions. The future is renewable, not radioactive.
19 Mar 2013
16 Nov 2012
"Australian governments and the industry are working to achieve national consistency in transport regulation for uranium, including by opening up additional ports (particularly on Australia’s east
15 Nov 2011
Australian Greens Senator for Queensland Larissa Waters said today that the Queensland Labor Government is set to be rolled on dangerous uranium exports, in the face of Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s determination to sell uranium to nuclear-armed India.
“Queensland will not be immune from the short-sighted and dangerous greed to export uranium to India, which has not signed the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty,” Senator Waters said.