Review of TORCH - The Other Chernobyl Report

Another Redundant Armchair Critique (ANORAC)
A Low Level Radiation Campaign review of
The Other Report on Chernobyl (TORCH)

6th April 2006 saw publication of The Other Report on Chernobyl, which was commissioned by a German Green Member of the European Parliament, Rebecca Harms.
The authors are Ian Fairlie and David Sumner.

SUMMARY

TORCH is a theoretical review of a small part of the evidence accrued in twenty years since the Chernobyl disaster. It reveals consistent bias in that it ignores or under-reports crucial developments in radio-biology and the estimation of risks. Its principal finding that between 30,000 and 60,000 fatal cancers will eventually result from the fallout exposure is far out of line with the reality already observed.

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Click here to link to the TORCH report.

Chernobyl, 20 Years On - a new book from the European Committee on Radiation Risk (ECRR) which shows the fact of what Chernobyl has done to human health, as opposed to the armchair theorising of the TORCH report.

Link to LLRC's earlier summaries of papers from the ex-Soviet territories affected.

April 15th 2006 [TORCH link updated February 2007]


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