14 Aug '11, 6pm

Must read @makower Learnings from Japan’s disaster by Amory Lovins @rockymtninst @grist

Must read @makower Learnings from Japan’s disaster by Amory Lovins @rockymtninst @grist

Your excellent analysis on Energy Choices. Having known you for over two decades and your commitment for clean energy technologies,your assessment on various energy sources is well respected. I reproduce an excellent article here: Sen. John McCain has called for 100 new nuclear power plants. Sen. Barack Obama, in a July 2007 Democratic candidate debate, answered a pro-nuclear power audience member, “I actually think that we should explore nuclear power as part of the energy mix.” Among Obama’s top contributors are executives of Exelon Corp., a leading nuclear power operator in the nation. Just this week, Exelon released a new plan, called “Exelon 2020: A Low-Carbon Roadmap.” The nuclear power industry sees global warming as a golden opportunity to sell its insanely expensive and dangerous power plants. But nuclear power is not a solution to climate change—rather, it causes...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/energy-policy/2011-03-21-what-we-can...

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