Bill Introduced to Allow Nuclear Power to Qualify As a Renewable Source

Should Nuclear Power Qualify As a Renewable Source? According to Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham, yes it should.  In a post entitled, “Bill introduced to allow nuclear power to qualify as a renewable energy source,"  produced by the staff of the Central Coast CBS Channel 6 affiliate, KSBY, we learn that new California legislation sponsored by Cunningham was introduced to include nuclear energy in the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard. California state laws currently don’t qualify all carbon-free emissions as "renewable" under the [...]

11 Reasons why DOE is all in on new nuclear

11 Reasons why DOE is all in on new nuclear On August 28, 2019, Dan Brouillette, the Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy, published a write-up of eleven ways that demonstrate the Department of Energy's commitment to nuclear energy and especially advanced nuclear, in support of the more than 50 U.S. companies are developing advanced technologies that will make nuclear energy more efficient and affordable to build and operate.   These include: 1. Swearing in Dr. Rita Baranwal Dr. [...]

Why The World Needs More Nuclear Power

Why The World Needs More Nuclear Power In “Why The World Needs More Nuclear Power," by Robert Rapier in Forbes, Rapier reports on the current status of the nuclear energy industry and how important it is if we are going to decarbonize the world’s energy supply. Currently, the United States is the top producer of nuclear energy in the world, producing 850 TWh of power in 2018 which is 31.4% of the nuclear power produced worldwide. France trails at second, [...]

It’s Time to Embrace Nuclear Energy

It's Time to Embrace Nuclear Energy A Bright Future: How Some Countries Have Solved Climate Change and the Rest Can Follow, by Joshua S. Goldstein and Staffan A. Qvist, depicts two different paths of emission-free energy use: Germany and Sweden. The contrasting stories have Sweden on one side. The Swedish has cut carbon emissions in half while doubling the use of electricity through the construction of various nuclear power plants in the last 50 years. Then there's Germany; who has [...]

Sign our Petition

We Demand a Green New Deal Focused on 100% Clean Energy We have launched a MoveOn petition demanding that the Green New Deal being discussed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez focuses on achieving 100% non-emitting clean energy. There are problems with demanding 100% renewables, because this ignores some of our best and most powerful sources of clean energy, namely large hydro and nuclear power. Additionally, renewables sound great but the term actually includes a majority of sources of carbon-emitting energy techologies, [...]