August 23, 2013
by Christopher Paine
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NRDC Response to “Coming Full Circle in Energy, to Nuclear,” by Eduardo Porter, New York Times, August 21, 2013

Christopher Paine, Director, Nuclear Program, Washington, DC
In his recent article “Coming Full Circle in Energy, to Nuclear,” Eduardo Porter offers up nuclear energy as the best alternative to coal in order to reduce greenh… Continue reading

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August 6, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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New technique allows closer study of how radiation damages materials

Scientists have developed a technique that provides real-time images of how magnesium changes at the atomic scale when exposed to radiation. The technique may give researchers new insights into how radiation weakens the integrity of radiation-tolerant … Continue reading

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December 22, 2011
by Doug Sims
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Highly Anticipated Chilean Government Report on Energy Fails to Ask the Big Questions So Mostly gives Small Answers

Doug Sims, Energy Project Finance Specialist, New York
Last May, in the middle of increasing public concern about energy mega-projects, particularly the proposed mega-dam complex called HidroAysén, President Piñera appoint… Continue reading

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June 9, 2011
by Cai Steger
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Oversimplifying a complex topic – measuring the "sustainability" of renewable energy

Cai Steger, Energy Policy Analyst, New York, Center for Market Innovation The environmental impact of electricity generation is an incredibly complicated issue.  Each electricity generation option, be it fossil fuel, nuclear or renewable, brings w… Continue reading

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March 11, 2011
by Bobby McEnaney
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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce & Clearing the Air on "Red Tape" – The Real Statistics for Solar and Wind Energy Permitting

In what is becoming nearly an annual event, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is once again launching their “Green Tape” report, where the Chamber argues that if not for bothersome environmental regulations that keep our water drinkable and air … Continue reading

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