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Meeting the Energy Needs of the 21st Century: Is it Time for a Real Nuclear Renaissance?

December 5, 2013 by Milton Caplan
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Nuclear Power and Energy Need

As I started to read this year’s World Energy Outlook from the International Energy Agency (IEA), it was the very first line in the executive summary that caught my interest. The report starts out with “Many of the long-held tenets of the energy sector are being rewritten.”[read more]

Dalai Lama: Look At Nuclear Energy Holistically

November 10, 2011 by a b
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An amazing surprise for anti nuclear groups Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai LamaThe Dalai Lama, a revered spiritual leader whose influence is felt far beyond the boundaries of Tibetan Buddhism, startled his followers and the anti-nuclear community this week. In an interview with the news media in Tokyo, he said that there is a role for...[read more]

Associated Press Nukes the NRC on Reactor Safety

June 21, 2011 by a b

A national wire story, the first of two, alleges the Nuclear Regulatory Agency has undermined safety at aging reactors. Is it true? A nuclear engineer with impeccable credentials says not so fast. On June 20 the Associated Press published the results of a year long investigative report on safety at nuclear reactors in the U.S. It is a...[read more]