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Save Diablo Canyon So It Can Continue to Supply Massive Quantities of Clean Power

California has one of the most confusing energy policies in the country. Though it loudly proclaims itself as an environmental leader, with some of the most strict air and water pollution regulations in the world, it has a state law that prevents...

Posted February 8, 2016    

Bipartisan Support for Advanced Nuclear Energy Development

Third Way bills itself as a centrist think tank that is not satisfied with just thinking; they take action that gets results.The Jan 27th Advanced Nuclear Summit and Showcase provided an excellent example of Third Way’s ability to seek common ground...

Posted February 7, 2016    

Atomic Show #249 – All-Electric America by Freeman and Parks

S. David Freeman and Leah Y Parks have published a book titled All-Electric America: A Climate Solution and the Hopeful Future.There are a number of visionary sections of the book that appeal to me. However, I was not surprised to find out that the...

Posted January 27, 2016    

Vermonters Say They Want Industrial Wind to Go the Way of the Billboard

As a native of South Florida, I’ve probably logged at least a million miles driving on its interstate and U.S. highways. Most Americans have probably had at least a small taste of that experience.The contrast between Florida’s highways and those in...

Posted January 25, 2016    

Assembling Reliable off Grid Power System for Emergency Preparedness

Many advocates of unreliable power sources like wind and solar blithely toss out the concept of “storage” as the panacea that makes their favored energy sources viable competitors in the potentially lucrative business of supplying on demand power.I’...

Posted January 19, 2016    

Virginia Loves Nuclear But Hates Uranium. Why?

Virginia may be the only state in the U.S. with a law creating a public-private partnership structure whose mission is to strengthen and promote its nuclear energy and technology industries.There are two components of the partnership, the Virginia...

Posted January 4, 2016    

Richard Lester's "A Roadmap for U.S. Nuclear Energy Innovation"

Dr. Richard Lester, the Japan Steel Industry Professor and Associate Provost for International Activities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), published a thought and discussion provoking piece titled A Roadmap for U.S. Nuclear Energy...

Posted December 31, 2015    

Caldeira, Emanuel, Wigley, and Hansen Statement at COP 21 on December 4, 2015

On December 4, 2015, during COP21, Energy for Humanity hosted a press conference at which four leading climate scientists provided statements explaining why they believe that nuclear energy must be included in the effort to reduce CO2 emissions from...

Posted December 28, 2015    

Addressing Remaining Concerns About Nuclear Energy

In recent years, critical thinkers who have habitually objected to using nuclear energy have conceded that it has a good safety record and that its CO2 and other air pollution emissions are a tiny fraction of produced by the most efficient natural...

Posted December 24, 2015    

John Holdren on Nuclear Energy's Importance as Ultra-Low Carbon Power Source: White House Summit on Nuclear Energy

John Holdren holds what might be the longest complete title available in the current Administration. He serves as Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and Co-...

Posted November 20, 2015    

Deeply Troubled by FitzPatrick and Pilgrim Announcements. We Need Their Clean Electricity Production to Continue

Several of the therapists I have visited over the years have told me that I need to stop taking too much responsibility for events that are beyond my control. It’s not always easy advice to follow even for someone who has been aware of similar...

Posted November 13, 2015    

Maybe It's Time for the Department of Justice to Investigate Restraint of Trade by Nuclear Plant Operators

Once again, a full fledged member of “the nuclear industry” has determined that it will shut down an operating nuclear electricity generating station in a market where the available capacity is already tightening.Entergy “regretfully” announced that...

Posted October 22, 2015