Tagged: Department of Energy
There's no transforming our energy future without completely overhauling the Energy Department.
For a new energy future, the Department of Energy needs to be free of the shackles of nuclear weapons.
The National Nuclear Security Agency within the Energy Department estimates it will need about $168 billion over 20 years to maintain the nuclear arsenal and refurbish the U.S. weapons complex.
An expected tritium shortage may soon hamper the U.S. nuclear arsenal.
This report estimates that from 1944 to 2009, about 12.7 metric tons of plutonium were discarded at U.S. nuclear weapon production facilities. This is more than three times than the U.S. Department of Energy's last official estimate of waste losses made in 1996.
The Obama administration is making no moves to answer the call for a new energy future.
A closer look at what Obama's energy priorities really are for the next fiscal year.
Despite his pledge to seek nuclear disarmament, Obama is investing big in the nuclear complex.
The Department of Energy has to stop funding its nuclear complex. Otherwise, forget about a new energy future for the United States.
Grist Magazine interviews Bob Alvarez on the risks of nuclear power.