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國際核能專家來台開講 破解台灣核電迷思

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中華民國核能學會今(19)日舉辦「2018環保、健康與核能國際論壇」,邀請到國際知名的美籍環保專家Michael Shellenberger(麥可·薛蘭柏格),以及建立車諾比生物組織銀行(Chermobyl Tissue Bank)的倫敦帝國學院病理學教授Gerry Thomas(格里·托馬斯),就個人專業來台分享。兩位國際專家都表示對台灣的核能議題公投沒有任何意見,只是希望分享多年來搜集到的資訊,讓台灣民眾自己決定該如何做。

第3次來台的Michael Shellenberger指出,核能就是機器跟技術,沒有意識型態,不應該跟過去威權綁在一起。坦承自己過去反核的Michael Shellenberger認為,目前台灣能源高度仰賴進口,雖然積極發展太陽能以及風力發電,但是追求綠能的背後,卻要付出極昂貴的代價,尤其太陽光電發電效率低,需要大量土地設置太陽能面板,更別說製造與淘汰的太陽能面板的過程,都會對生態環境造成巨大衝擊。

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201812050001 (1)「科學研究顯示,以相同發電量來說,太陽能與風力發電需要的塑膠量,比起核電廠要多出17倍」,Michael Shellenberger以美國加州為例,為了裝設大量太陽能發電板,導致許多野生動物無家可歸,對於土地有限的台灣來說並不適合,高效率的核能發電其實是相對適合的選擇。

Michael Shellenberger表示,國際科學研究超過40年,都一致指出核能相對其他發電方式更為安全,提供了可靠電力,若是以世界衛生組織(WHO)資料來看,空氣污染每年造成7百萬人過早死亡,其中很多是使用化石燃料進入空氣中的污染物,不會產生空汙的核電就更加值得信任。

多年來持續破解輻射迷思的Gerry Thomas表示,輻射其實無所不在,人類身體已經非常習慣,像是電腦斷層或X光等醫學用輻射,甚至搭飛機或是日常飲食當中都有輻射,「人生中沒有完全安全」,車禍等各式意外風險更高,太過執著於「安全」這件事並沒有好處。

201812050001 (3)輻射造成的影響要從很多條件共同觀察,Gerry Thomas指出,包括不同元素的物理性半衰期、生物性半衰期都會要衡量,非常複雜。若以科學分析數據來看,暴露在250毫西佛輻射量,相當於車諾比核災的輻射量,死亡率風險是1%;但是生活在二手煙的環境中,死亡率則是1.7%,至於住在大城市中的居民,相較於鄉間居民的死亡風險則是2.8%。

Gerry Thomas表示,核能對民眾造成的陰影其實不是從核災而來,其實是各種新聞標題及報導,在缺乏綜合數據的狀況下,很容易就會造成誤導。「碳排放過多的能源對環境沒有幫助,大家聽科學說話,使用乾淨能源,停止傷害環境,不能聽信一些都市傳說就做出決定。」 



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