nuclear power

This may not happen, since the country may change political leadership, but it's certainly a milestone: TOKYO — Japan said Friday that it would seek to phase out nuclear power by 2040 — a historic shift for a country that has long staked Read more...
Atomic City USA - Oak Ridge In 1950
Atomic City USA - radio documentary produced in 1950 to help promote the cause of Nuclear energy by looking at a community completely made up of workers employed by the Government, initially working on the Atomic Bomb in World War 2, but turning to other uses for Nuclear energy post-World War 2. Read more...
This remains my main concern about nuclear power plants. People are always telling me how "safe" they are -- yes, they're safe. Until something unusual happens, like yesterday's massive earthquake: TOKYO — Japan declared states of emergency Read more...
Way back in March 1979, there was this little incident at Three Mile Island that shook up the nuclear technology business in the United States. After a dry spell of nearly 40 years, we may see the start of nuclear reactor construction in the Read more...
On the one hand, it's admirable that the Foreign Policy website offers views from both the right and the left on controversial public policy issues. On the other hand, it would be nice if they added some kind of warning label. I don't know, Read more...

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Chuck Todd and Savanah Guthrie opened this segment with Guthrie asking if a GOP moderate "is becoming an endangered species?" They bring on "moderate" Christine Todd Whitman to discuss the topic who Chuck Todd informs us now works for the "Clean and Read more...
Newstalgia World Watch - The Grim Anniversary - Hiroshima And Nagasaki
(Marking the day the sun rose twice) [media id=17739] From the NHK English Service in Tokyo, this news report from August 4th about the upcoming 6 Read more...
I hope all the people who keep telling me how safe nuclear power is read this assessment. The fact is, humans make errors. Machines make errors, t Read more...
Finally, something I want to hear coming out of the White House: WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says it's time to roll back "billions of doll Read more...
[media id=3931] [media id=3932] (h/t BillW.) Leave it to Tucker Carlson to find yet another way to be annoying and obtuse. In discussing the Nevada Read more...