- About Us
- Career Center
- Nano-Social Network
- Nano Consulting
- My Account
March 30th, 2007
Commentary: Words of Advice For the University
Regarding the draft environmental impact report for UC Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and its Long-Range Development Plan: The plans are not right or honest in presenting the whole of your intentions and impacts.
Here is a short list of suggestions re obvious problems with the plans:
• We must not venture into new planet-endangering projects like this "Bio-energy Research." Especially not one like this biofuels project which is gigantic and rushing in disastrous directions for profit, politics, and growth, and which uses concepts that have already brought us to the edge of extinction. We must all begin to do everything we can to ameliorate damage to our planet and to heal and protect our natural environment to stop destroying our earth. We must clean up our act.
• The original charter for the UC Labs was for research in electricity and energy efficiency. This relatively benign research has been wonderful and seemed safe enough to conduct near the university and our dense population. But radiation, nanotech, synthetic biology research and so forth, should not occur near the university or in populated areas. On an earthquake fault zone is unbelievable.
|Related News Press|
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers
UTSA study describes new minimally invasive device to treat cancer and other illnesses: Medicine diffusion capsule could locally treat multiple ailments and diseases over several weeks December 3rd, 2016
Quantum obstacle course changes material from superconductor to insulator December 1st, 2016
Throwing new light on printed organic solar cells December 1st, 2016
Call for NanoArt and Art-Science-Technology Papers June 9th, 2016
Are humans the new supercomputer?Today, people of all backgrounds can contribute to solving serious scientific problems by playing computer games. A Danish research group has extended the limits of quantum physics calculations and simultaneously blurred the boundaries between mac April 14th, 2016