As radioactivity levels continue to spike in Fukushima, Obama’s support for nuclear power is unwavering.
Officially, Fukushima is now in the same class of accident as Chernobyl.
Paul Jacobs A poignant and potent political documentary that exposes the government’s suppression of the health hazards of low-level radiation. Paul Jacobs is himself a victim of lung cancer, that would kill him before this picture was finished and which his doctors believe he contracted while he was investigating nuclear policies in 1957. He interviews civilians and soldiers, survivors of nuclear experiments in the 50s and 60s, testing the effects of radiation. By the time this film was made, a lot of them had died from the radiation.
In nuclear energy, as in economics and security issues, Japan has engaged in some seriously risky business.
During this ongoing nuclear disaster, Japanese leaders should do a great deal more to safeguard the children of the country.
It could turn into the gift that keeps on giving for the nuclear energy industry and its advocates.
Remember the threat of terrorist attacks on nuclear power plants?
By the eminent British environmental writer’s calculation, nuclear energy may be preferable to coal.
Will the Department of Energy stop trying to spur a nuclear renaissance?
Will the Department of Energy stop trying to bring on a nuclear renaissance?
The catastrophe in Japan is a signal to shift away from nuclear energy to rely more on the sun, the wind, and the tides.
A meltdown would affect the future of nuclear energy in the United States, as well as Japan.
The devastating Japanese quake and its outcome could generate a political tsunami here in the United States.
Active engagement that combines carrots and sticks is the most sensible route.
The President’s double talk on offshoring and India’s nuclear liability law will hurt U.S.-India relations