Green New Deal Aims To Address Climate Change. Would It Work Without Nuclear Power? | On Point

Environmental activists occupy the office of Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., the incoming majority leader, as they try to pressure Democratic support for a sweeping agenda to fight climate change, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

February 15, 2019    With David Folkenflik

You say we have to tackle climate change. Fine. But can you do it without nuclear power? It’s a hot-button issue for environmentalists. And the Green New Deal sidesteps it.


Lisa Friedman, reporter for the New York Times focusing on climate and the environmental policy. (@LFFriedman)

Gregory Jaczko, former chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Author of “Confessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulator.” (@Jaczko)

Michael Shellenberger, president of Environmental Progress, an independent research organization that advocates for the expanded use of nuclear energy throughout the world. (@ShellenbergerMD)

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