Browsing the "environmental movement" Tag

ROTHBURY Festival Draws Big Names in Music and the Environmental Movement

August 12th, 2008 | by Timothy B. Hurst

Why would some of the nation's top environmental leaders, activists, and academics be sharing the same stage with some of the most influential and well-known people in music? And why did a sizable portion of the audience consist of unshowered, sleep-deprived, politically active 20 and 30-somethings? In a word,


Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Should Apply to Used Nuclear Fuel

August 4th, 2008 | by Rod Adams

Each year, US nuclear power plants prevent 700 million tons of CO2 from entering the atmosphere. In order to equal that achievement by reducing emissions from personal automobiles, the owners of 96% of the cars on the road today would have to agree to never drive again. Why then, are so many people in the "Environmental Movement" so firm in their opposition to nuclear power


75% of Greens OK with Nuclear Power [redux]

April 18th, 2008 | by Timothy B. Hurst

This past spring we conducted a reader poll that concluded with some rather unexpected results. Nearly 75 percent of the respondents believe that nuclear power is good because it is a source of "abundant carbon free energy."



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