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Opinion: A New Day for Nuclear Power – Inside Sources

A new day is breaking for the nuclear industry in the United States. There are four drivers of the new enthusiasm for nuclear power, which is being felt throughout the utility world. First, nuclear is “dispatchable.” That is the term for the power you can rely on; power that will be there when you need

Energy

Sweeping climate bill pushes American energy to go green – Associated Press

Photo: A vehicle moves near a solar farm Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, in Mona, Utah After decades of inaction in the face of escalating natural disasters and sustained global warming, Congress hopes to make clean energy so cheap in all aspects of life that it’s nearly irresistible. The House is poised to pass a transformative

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Opinion: The Social Scolds Are Set To Take Up Global Warming

The latest report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change gives humanity a simple directive: Get a grip on greenhouse gas emissions or the dear old planet won’t be the dear old planet we have known and loved down through the millennia. Sounds simple, huh? Like wearing a face mask or getting a

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Opinion: Time to Take a Fresh Look at Neglected Coal and Nuclear Power

As summer approaches, consider the possibility of electrical power blackouts at major American cities in combination with extremely hot weather. It could have a debilitating effect on public health. According to a study done by a team of scientists from several American and Canadian universities and published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, new

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Opinion: President Biden’s Fantastical Climate Policy

Sometimes, well-meaning government policies flounder because of unintended consequences. Sometimes, policies simply fail to meet ambitious goals. Sometimes policies are incoherent from the outset, steeped in fantasies, certain to fail. Welcome to Joe Biden’s climate policies—policies that really aren’t expected to do much for the climate except show the world how serious the administration is