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nuke power, renewables, and the rhetoric of economic correctness

In the long run,renewable energy is more economically and environmentally viable than either carbon or nuclear energy. In the short run, we’re closer than we might suspect in some ways, even if formidable structural barriers exist elsewhere. In the This description of the Latin American context could is typical of most of the world: Industrializing

Uneven risks and the search for a better world–a brief nuclear disaster review

Whenever they occur outside my immediate presence, disasters always bring out two tendencies in me. First, I ask to what extent, and why, the disaster will affect those least powerful and equipped to help themselves, and who had little to no voice in whatever processes caused, or could have prevented, said disasters. Then, I wonder