Buying Our Future

Buying Our Future

Already, four of the top GOP presidential contenders have dropped out. Michele Bachmann went first, because she was too wacky, followed by Jon Huntsman, because he was too sane. Herman Cain gave up because he was too exposed, and Rick Perry because he was too...

Politics Has Always Outranked Science at Yucca Mountain

The June 8 editorial “Radioactive politics,” about the long-running battle over what to do with America’s nuclear waste, concluded that it was politics, not science, that prompted President Obama to cancel the proposed national disposal site for...

Same Old from the Nuclear Gang after Fukushima

The nuclear industry has promised the world cheap, safe, and clean energy for over 60 years. As the Japanese government continues to extend its nuclear evacuation zone around the Daiichi nuclear complex in Fukushima, the pushers of nuclear power–including...