Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Tag: nuclear power

Rethinking Manhattan Project spies and the Cold War, MAD—and the 75...

We should nonetheless admit a debt of gratitude to those spies at Los Alamos who kept the U.S. from committing an atrocity that humanity would have never forgiven.

Ohio nuclear scandal 2020

The U.S. Attorney’s Office and FBI last week charged the speaker of the Ohio House of Representative and four others in a scheme to use ratepayers money to keep two decrepit nuclear power plants operating.

Hiroshima at 75: Health lessons still current

The devastating threats that atomic power poses to health still are a huge threat to humanity.

Nuclear powers once shared their technology openly – how Iran’s program...

As tensions remain at fever pitch between Tehran and Washington, Iran continues to breach limits agreed in the 2015 Iran deal, known...

Bernie Sanders’ plan to phase out nuclear power draws attacks —...

Attacks on the Sanders' climate plan appear to have less to do with the ongoing viability of nuclear power as a legitimate climate solution and more to do with an ongoing effort to convince the public to subsidize another unsuccessful sector of the energy industry.

In a time of cheap fossil fuels, nuclear power companies are...

Illinois and New York have approved hundreds of millions of dollars in clean-energy incentives for nuclear power companies. New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland could be next.

DOE proposes outrageous, massive coal and nuclear bailout

If adopted, the proposal would essentially ensure that coal and nuclear plants in regions encompassing most of the country continue to run even where they are too expensive to compete in the energy market.

The closing of Indian Point and the future of nuclear power...

This comes in the face of nuclear power plant accidents­ ­and competitive power being less expensive including renewable and safe solar and wind energy.

The $7.6 Billion Bail-out of New York Nuclear Plants

“Nuclear energy is neither clean nor renewable,” testified Pauline Salotti, vice chair of the Green Party of Suffolk County, Long Island at a recent hearing on the plan.

What Happens When Nuclear Power Plants are Targeted by Terrorists?

We must welcome energy we can live with and reject power that presents a deadly threat in so many ways.

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Physicists: 90% chance of human society collapsing within decades

The model developed by the physicists depicts human population growth reaching a maximum level that is undermined by the shrinking of forests, which will not have enough resources left to sustain people.

House passes $740 billion defense bill amid the major struggles of the pandemic

“In the midst of a pandemic—as people across the country struggle to make rent, to pay their bills, to survive a deadly disease—it should be unthinkable.”

U.S. Cold War China policy will isolate the U.S, not China

The U.S. must stop pursuing its counterproductive effort to undermine China, and instead work with all our neighbors on this small planet.

Bernie groups break free of Dems: New party rising?

The beauty of the foregoing strategy is that it seeks a viable new party through a graduated series of accomplishable, grassroots-based electoral successes.
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Comparing poverty in India and America

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