EDITOR'S BLOG

Industry Hype

Jul 25, 2016

NYTIMES PUSHES NUKES/CLAIMS RENEWABLES HARM CLIMATE FIGHT

May 4, 2014

The NYTimes Pens an "Epitaph" for Nuke Power

 

Nov 10, 2013

Pandora's Atomic Box Score

 

The first prophetic sign to follow CNN's irrelevant Pandora's Promise is this: the Dallas-based Luminant Power Company has cancelled two mammoth reactors.

Pandora's box score for atomic America 2013 is five announced early reactor closures, nine project cancellations and six ditched uprates. Today, 100 U.S. reactors operate where 1,000 were once promised. New orders are zilch.

Jan 23, 2011

Obama & Our Disney Nukes

Barack Obama is about to address a nation whose greatest potential liability is its Disneyesque illusion of atomic power.

Despite the nation's huge debts and fears of foreign terror, America's 104 licensed reactors are the most dangerous threat to our future. After a half-century of operations, the industry still cannot get more than $11 billion in private insurance against possible accidents whose human and property damage could easily run from mere trillions to the simply incalculable.