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The Hoax Nuclear Power Is Green via Enviro Video 1

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I oversaw the U.S. nuclear power industry. Now I think it should be banned. via the Washington Post

The danger from climate change no longer outweighs the risks of nuclear accidents. By Gregory Jaczko Gregory Jaczko served on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission from 2005 to 2009, and as its chairman from 2009 to 2012. The author of “Confessions … Continue reading

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Riding the Wild Bull of Nuclear Power via Counterpunch

by EVAGGELOS VALLIANATOS […] The nuclear disaster in Japan was an opportunity for America: the chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission was Gregory Jaczko. Jaczko goes to Washington A series of accidents had brought to Washington, DC, Jaczko, a theoretical physicist … Continue reading

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Nuclear energy can’t meet challenge of addressing climate change, says former regulator via The Hill

A former chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on Thursday cast doubt about whether nuclear technology can be used to combat climate change. “The greatest threat we face right now is climate change, and nuclear power is tossed … Continue reading

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Former NRC chairman remains clearly opposed to nuclear energy via the Las Vegas Sun

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 | 2 a.m.   In a perfect world, nuclear energy would be a perfect tool for combating climate change. Nuclear power plants don’t burn fossil fuels, don’t emit greenhouse gases into the environment and don’t speed … Continue reading

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Jaczko: Hansen Doesn’t Know Jack About Nuclear Power via youtube

Jim Hansen is a very knowledgeable person on a lot of subjects. He is not knowledgeable on nuclear power. And it is unfortunate because he’s a person of tremendous stature, but he is very poorly informed on this subject. And … Continue reading

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New Yorkers express fears of Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant at documentary screening via Crain’s New York Business

The start of a two-week-long Lincoln Center film screening of Indian Point, a documentary about the controversial nuclear power plant in Buchanan, N.Y., gave New Yorkers an opportunity to share their concerns about their safety five years after the Fukushima … Continue reading

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New Documentary Investigates Nuclear Power from New York to Fukushima via Earth Island Journal

A Conversation with Indian Point Director Ivy Meeropol  […] Ivy Meeropol is the granddaughter of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were executed for espionage on June 19, 1953 for allegedly passing A-bomb secrets to the Soviets. She is the daughter … Continue reading

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‘Indian Point’: Film Review via The Hollywood Reporter

Protesters try to shut down the 40-plus-year-old nuclear plant near New York City. In her first feature doc since examining the espionage case against her grandparents, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg (in Heir to an Execution), Ivy Meeropol looks at a … Continue reading

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Nuclear Power and Climate Change via Huff Post Politics

By Gregory Jaczko As world leaders convene in Paris in an attempt to prevent a rise in global temperatures, the nuclear industry has — not surprisingly — seized this moment to once again promise the perfect solution to the climate … Continue reading

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