For Immediate Release
Greenpeace founder to speak at Nuclear Forum
Patrick Moore, and environmental consultant and founding member of Greenpeace, will be in Regina in January at a public discussion forum on the nuclear industry.
Moore, who will talk about the role of nuclear energy in a sustainable world, has been a leader in the international environmental field for over 30 years. He is a founding member of Greenpeace and served for nine years as President of Greenpeace Canada and seven years as a Director of Greenpeace International. As a leader of many campaigns Dr. Moore was a driving force shaping policy and direction while Greenpeace became the worlds largest environmental activist organization. In recent years, Dr. Moore has been focused on the promotion of sustainability and consensus building among competing concerns.
Exploring Saskatchewan’s Nuclear Future, organized by Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM), Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) and the University of Regina (U of R), is being held from January 16 to 18, 2006. The forum is intended to generate public discussion based on objective, science-based information. All aspects of the nuclear energy industry, from mining and processing, to power generation and disposal will be covered.
Moore will be available to do media interviews on January 18, 2006.
Registration materials, speaker information, and a conference agenda is available at www.sasknuclearfuture.ca.
For more information contact:
Dale Harvey (306) 761-3721