What would it take to transform the whole country’s electric grid–to shut down all of its old power plants, and move to a system that generates electricity exclusively from renewable resources?
Maria Hinojosa interviews Damon Moglen, Climate and Energy Director for Friends of the Earth, who says nuclear power will not solve our country’s energy and environmental problems.
Despite Japan’s Fukushima disaster, now is not the time for America to give up on nuclear energy, says MIT Professor Richard K. Lester.
Do you think nuclear power in the United States should be increased, reduced, or kept at its current level?
Will nuclear power itself be a casualty of the tragic events in Japan? Robert Fri explains how we can, and why we should, keep it in the mix.
As Japan’s nuclear crisis intensifies, VII Magazine features Antonin Kratochvil’s haunting images and videos of the vast destruction caused by the 1986 disaster at Chernobyl.
With Republicans back in power, nuclear power is likely to take a central role in the nation’s energy policy. But where do you store the waste? Need to Know examines some of the challenges.
This week on Need to Know: Rape as a weapon of war in Congo. An experimental program to fight childhood obesity. And exploring what to do about nuclear waste.