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    Let’s Reduce Carbon Dioxide, but Let’s Not Include Nuclear Energy

    We take you to Knoxville, Tennessee: Several environmental groups are banding together in petitioning the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to stop TVA from operating a second reactor at Watts Bar nuclear plant. The Sierra Club, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, the Tennessee Environmental Council, the Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League … More

    Support for Nuclear Stronger Than Ever

    That’s according to a recent Gallup Poll: While most people have supported nuclear power in recent years – usually in the mid-50 percent range – the poll found 59 percent now favor its use. And the number of people who say they strongly favor nuclear – usually around 20 percent … More

    Three Reasons to Support the U.S. India Civil Nuclear Age

    Heritage’s Lisa Curtis explains why Congress must move quickly to implement the US-India Civil Nuclear Deal. The deal would stregnthen US-India relations. India is a key Asian partner that shares our democratic values and political concerns. If this deal is not passed soon, it will have to wait until the … More

    Nuclear Energy: Too Good to be True?

    Like that brand new $2,000 BMW on Ebay, if something is too good to be true, it usually is. – But that’s the phrase William Tucker, author of the forthcoming book Terrestrial Energy, uses in his article on the NY Times Freakonomics blog. It all seems too good to be … More

    A Letter to Alec “The Atom Bomb” Baldwin

    Dear Alec Baldwin, I really don’t know much about you except that your acting as a New York media mogul in 30 Rock is awesome. Yet, your acting as an expert on nuclear energy is—well—pretty weak. In The Huffington Post on Sunday you discussed “The Misconception(s) of Nuclear Power.” Your … More