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How Nuclear Power Causes Global Warming

Another good article from Harvey Wasserman “Supporters of nuclear power like to argue that nukes are the key to combatting climate change. Here’s why they are dead wrong. “Every nuclear generating station spews about two-thirds of the energy it burns inside its reactor core into the environment. Only one-third is converted into electricity. Another tenth … Continue reading

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Nuclear’s Last Stand? An Editorial by Harvey Wasserman

“Nuclear’s Last Stand? New York’s Cuomo Rushes in to Save Dying Plants by Harvey Wasserman New York’s “liberal” Governor Andrew Cuomo is trying to ram through a complex backdoor bailout package worth up to $11 billion to keep at least four dangerously decrepit nuclear reactors operating. To many proponents of safe energy, the move comes … Continue reading

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Wind Generates 100% of Scotland’s Electricity Needs for Entire Day

If you like info like this, please return to our page and share it widely. Thanks! Scotland’s an oil-producing nation with a powerful fossil fuel industry that employs 100,000 people — a sixth of Scotland’s workforce.and adds £35 billion ($45.4 billion USD) to the UK’s economy. But thanks to widespread support from voters, Scotland supports a growing … Continue reading

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One step closer: First American offshore wind turbines installed

“American offshore wind power is one step closer to becoming a reality, with installation of the first turbines at Deepwater Wind’s Block Island project now complete. “Construction on the country’s first offshore wind farm began last spring, off the coast of Rhode Island, and the project is expected to be fully operational later this fall. … Continue reading

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New Study Casts Doubt on the Future of Nuclear Power

“While it’s been touted by some energy experts as a so-called “bridge” to help slash carbon emissions, a new study suggests that a commitment to nuclear power may in fact be a path towards climate failure. “For their study, researchers at the University of Sussex and the Vienna School of International Studies grouped European countries … Continue reading