articles tagged: nuclear power
if you want a greener, cleaner world, you’ll need nuclear power
# science

if you want a greener, cleaner world, you’ll need nuclear power

Nuclear energy easily whips up public panic thanks to the coverage of incidents at Chernobyl and Fukushima. But fear and media hype have overshadowed two basic facts: nuclear power works, and we need it more than ever.

how justified are our nuclear energy fears?
# politics

how justified are our nuclear energy fears?

Anti-nuclear NIMBYism has not gotten better over the years. In fact, it's getting worse.

germany’s phantom house of nuclear horrors
# politics

germany’s phantom house of nuclear horrors

Germans are rallying against keeping their nuclear power plants open solely out of fear whipped up by environmental activists.

fear and loathing about nuclear power plants
# politics

fear and loathing about nuclear power plants

Nuclear energy has to be harnessed with great care and radiation is extremely dangerous if not properly contained. But fear-mongering about both to shut down nuclear power generation is simply dishonest.