Dear Greta Thunberg, dear friends and colleagues in the fight to save our climate and our environment,
Last year we sent to the German government and nation an open letter in which Polish scientists, intellectuals, climate and environmental activists have implored our German neighbours to reconsider the decision by the Federal Republic of Germany to abandon nuclear power. We have emphasised that in the times of accelerating climate catastrophe we cannot afford to abandon this source of power before the phase out of coal and natural gas.
The letter may be read here.
Unfortunately, Germany does not want to reconsider its decision, despite increasing objections, both in Germany and abroad, to the decision which has been made under different climate and environmental circumstances. A nuclear phase out is also planned by Spain and Belgium, and several countries are attempting to exclude nuclear power from the EU taxonomy for sustainable activities, despite the scientific opinion expressed by the European Joint Research Centre, among others. Experience teaches us that low carbon and environmentally friendly electricity from nuclear power is replaced mostly by new, highly emitting gas power plants and by keeping existing coal plants operational, and only in a small part by climate-friendly renewables.
That is why we invite you, Greta, we invite all interested parties, we invite everybody on 24th of July 2021 to support our protest at the German Grohnde nuclear power plant near Hamelin with your presence. It is very important for the global climate movement to be unified around rational activities which take into account scientific knowledge and the needs of human civilization. Only a joint action to protect and develop all low carbon energy sources, increase energy efficiency, protect and restore nature, change the model of agricultural production and animal husbandry and modify social systems may achieve the results we hope for. We are all on the same side.
The protest at KKW Grohnde cannot do without you! Come with us!
You can obtain all details about the protest by writing to us or by calling.