Malcolm Fraser: we need nukes

The plea to end nuclear weapons should not be confused with the need to rely to a much greater extent on nuclear based power for peaceful purposes. The scientific reality is this represents an essential part to combat global warming.

Australia began its trade in uranium for peaceful purposes under stringent safeguards. Making the rules more rigorous is an essential part of the work that lies ahead.

Abolishing nuclear weapons and the necessary use of nuclear fuel for peaceful purposes are two separate questions that should not be confused.

Sydney Morning Herald

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