…Can Nuclear Power be Saved?… The immediate threat to nuclear power is the use of auctions by various RTO/ISOs. The longer-term threat to nuclear power in the United States is the high cost of construction and the public’s irrational fear Continue reading Can Nuclear Power be Saved?
Massive misinformation promulgated by radical environmental groups, such as Greenpeace, the Union of Concerned Scientists, the Aspen Institute and the Natural Resource Defense Council have poisoned the debate on nuclear power by consistently creating fear about radiation. The evidence strongly Continue reading Unreasonable Fear of Radiation
There was a time, not too long ago, that America’s nuclear industry was probably the most important, and viable, in the world. Today, it’s a dying industry, but why? In the mid 1960s, GE bet the company by making huge Continue reading Destruction of America’s Nuclear Industry
Recently, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) did an expose’ about the dangers of radiation that opponents of nuclear power would have been hard pressed to improve upon. Under the guise of performing a public service, the WSJ created a scare Continue reading Wall Street Journal and Fear
Fukushima was the world’s largest nuclear power accident with all four reactors probably experiencing a meltdown, the kind of event where extremists said the melted reactor rods would melt through the bottom of the reactor to create a nuclear disaster. Continue reading Fukushima Radiation
It’s an amazing irony that the only technology that could have any chance of cutting CO2 emissions from the generation of electricity 80% by 2050 is being ostracized by environmentalists. One of their reasons for opposing nuclear power is fear Continue reading Radiation and Nuclear Power