Issues / Energy
Will Fukushima be a "teaching moment" for the United States?
It's hard for non-techies to understand why keeping fuel rods covered with water is a problem.
Remember the threat of terrorist attacks on nuclear power plants?
By the eminent British environmental writer's calculation, nuclear energy may be preferable to coal.
Fukushima has been but a minor inconvenience to nuclear energy advocates.
Will the Department of Energy stop trying to spur a nuclear renaissance?
The catastrophe in Japan is a signal to shift away from nuclear energy to rely more on the sun, the wind, and the tides.
Nuclear reactors fail you just when you need them most.
Will Japan's crippled reactors slow the renewed rush to nuclear energy?
A meltdown would affect the future of nuclear energy in the United States, as well as Japan.