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The fight to rethink (and reinvent) nuclear power

Vox Published on May 17, 2017 New nuclear energy technology has come a long way – but can we get over our fears? This is the fifth episode of Climate Lab, a six-part series produced by the University of California … Continue reading

How fear of nuclear power is hurting the environment | Michael Shellenberger

TED Published on Oct 5, 2016 “We’re not in a clean energy revolution; we’re in a clean energy crisis,” says climate policy expert Michael Shellenberger. His surprising solution: nuclear. In this passionate talk, he explains why it’s time to overcome … Continue reading

James Hansen & Michael Shellenberger: Nuclear Power? Are Renewables Enough?

UPFSI .org Published on Nov 16, 2017 Climate Matters – In this show from COP-23, James Hansen and Michael Shellenberger present a compelling case for re-evaluating the role that a modern generation of nuclear power must play in the world’s … Continue reading

Nuclear Winter | Retro Report | The New York Times

The New York Times Published on Apr 11, 2016 Carl Sagan and other Cold War scientists once feared that a nuclear war could plunge the world into a deadly ice age. Three decades later, does this theory still resonate? Produced … Continue reading

Three Mile Island Documentary: Nuclear Power’s Promise and Peril | Retro Report | The New York Times

The New York Times Published on Apr 29, 2014 More than three decades after the accident at Three Mile Island cast a shadow on the atomic dream, is America again ready to give nuclear energy a chance? Nuclear

Congress questions commander-in-chief’s sole nuclear authority

PBS NewsHour Published on Nov 14, 2017 Senators raised concerns about President Trump’s power to launch a nuclear war in a hearing on Tuesday. U.S. law has long dictated that only a president should carry the responsibility, but that singular … Continue reading

Special Report: Revolt at Trump’s Pro-Coal, Pro-Nuclear & Pro-Gas Panel Rocks U.N. Climate Summit

Democracy Now! Published on Nov 14, 2017 https://democracynow.org – Democracy Now! was there when activists and Democratic lawmakers at the U.N. climate summit in Bonn, Germany, staged a full-fledged revolt Monday when the Trump administration made its official debut at … Continue reading

1st Female President of the Marshall Islands & Her Poet Daughter: We Need Climate & Nuclear Justice

Democracy Now! Published on Nov 14, 2017 https://democracynow.org – This year’s U.N. climate summit is known as the first “Islands COP,” with Fiji presiding over the event, but hosting it in Bonn, Germany, because of the logistical challenges of hosting … Continue reading

James Hansen at #COP23: Nuclear Power? Are Renewables Enough?

Nick Breeze Published on Nov 8, 2017 Visit: http://envisionation.co.uk for more information Known as ‘the father of climate change awareness’, Dr. James Hansen Nuclear Power? Are Renewables Enough? Wednesday, 8 Nov at 15:00 – 15:30pm Press Conference Room 2 – … Continue reading

FOCUS: Trump’s Nuclear Dreams, Nightmares Past and Present

http://readersupportednews.org/opinion2/277-75/46510-focus-trumps-nuclear-dreams-nightmares-past-and-present Trump administration. (photo: Getty) By Rebecca Gordon, TomDispatch 26 October 17 Once upon a time, long ago in another universe, the end of the world was left in the hands of the gods, not human beings. Today, however, humanity, … Continue reading