05 Aug '11, 11am

How Much Has Changed During the Last 30 Years of Clean Energy?

How Much Has Changed During the Last 30 Years of Clean Energy?

News item: Several months after a crippled nuclear reactor disaster that shocked the world and upended long-term global energy strategies, a group of prominent rock musicians have scheduled a historic benefit concert on August 7, 2011. Performers led by Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Crosby Stills & Nash, the Doobie Brothers, and John Hall, under the banner Musicians United for Safe Energy (MUSE), plan to raise funds and awareness against nuclear power, and in favor of clean-energy sources like solar and wind. That very same paragraph, with a different concert date, could have been written 32 years ago -- simply substituting Three Mile Island for Fukushima as the nuclear disaster, and New York City’s Madison Square Garden for Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, Calif., as the concert venue. This same group of musicians (Browne, Raitt, Hall, and Graham Nash) formed MUSE...

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