The National Nuclear Security Agency finds itself “unable to overcome technical challenges” to producing tritium.
The long-term costs for nuclear energy are greater than solar, wind, and geothermal alternatives.
U.S.-India nuclear transactions have an adverse effect on disarmament protocols, thwart development in India, and even threaten corporate profits.
Instead of letting the old nuclear complex rust in peace, the government is proactively taking the initiative to create a whole new generation of Dr. Strangeloves.
Robert Siegel gets a primer on nuclear material and storage from Robert Alvarez, who served as a senior policy adviser to the Secretary of Energy during the Clinton administration.
Basically, change is slow, slow, slow.
Hopefully Obama’s new commission will motivate the country to finally deal with the toxic legacy of the nuclear age.
Obama offers $8 billion in loan guarantees to the nuclear power industry.
Solar, wind, and geothermal power, combined with energy efficiency, can overcome our reliance on fossil fuels, provide energy security, and mitigate the climate crisis.
The debate over nuclear power is heating up, along with the planet. Can nuclear fuel recycling be part of the mix? Not a chance.
A one-stop shop for understanding the current crisis over Iran’s nuclear ambitions: the international players, the fuel cycle and major proposals for regulating it, and a policy to steer us to “calmer waters.”