[ RadSafe ] Claim by German Green that Uranium dust used aspesticide in Tanzania: urgent need to stop this
franz.schoenhofer at chello.at
franz.schoenhofer at chello.at
Mon Nov 12 11:16:50 CST 2012
No it does not make any sense. But it makes sense to look in the internet for this Ute Koczy - most information is in German.
She is an outspoken antinuclear Green politician, has no other education than the usual green one (sociology, female agenda etc.), is one of these agitators with an unbelievable ego (she wrote to the Director General of the IAEA, demanding information and action!), she literarilly said in her interview "We don't know anything concrete on that", she spoke about actions that "Tanzanian atomic energy officials" (I doubt there are any in this country) have to undertake - all has to be done because little Ute from Germany wants it.
Do I need to comment on the blantant nonsense of uranium as a pesticide? Maybe depleted uranium? Or enriched? Metal? Oxide? Carbide?
This story is just another confirmation of my opinion that almost all of those antinuclear activists have psychical problems, mostly paranoia. Then we have such "journalists" like this McPherson who willingly distribute the nonsense.
---- Roger Helbig <rwhelbig at gmail.com> schrieb:
> Does any of this make sense? Is Uranium an effective pesticide? Does
> Tanzania have so much uranium that they would use it? Or is this just
> another example of hyped false claims by Greens and by Christina
> MacPherson in Australia?
> Roger Helbig
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: nuclear-news <comment-reply at wordpress.com>
> Date: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 10:00 PM
> Subject: [New post] Uranium dust used as pesticide in Tanzania: urgent
> need to stop this
> Christina MacPherson posted: "Action needed' on uranium use in
> Tanzania, DW 11 Nov 12, Reports say Tanzanian farmers have used
> uranium dust as a pesticide. Immediate inspections are needed, says
> Ute Koczy, a member of the German parliament and Green Party
> spokeswoman on development"
> Uranium dust used as pesticide in Tanzania: urgent need to stop this
> by Christina MacPherson
> Action needed' on uranium use in Tanzania, DW 11 Nov 12, Reports say
> Tanzanian farmers have used uranium dust as a pesticide. Immediate
> inspections are needed, says Ute Koczy, a member of the German
> parliament and Green Party spokeswoman on development issues. Read
> more of this post
> Christina MacPherson | November 12, 2012 at 6:00 am | Categories:
> AFRICA, environment | URL: http://wp.me/phgse-8vG
> If this is more hyped fallacy, send your thanks to Word Press for
> allowing it to be pushed out to the masses all over the world. If
> enough people complain and provide facts, maybe they will start
> looking into the wide openess of their web pages and ask for a
> differentiation between science fact and science fiction.
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