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Barack Obama Nuclear Power

Dealing With the Issues of Nuclear Energy

Steven Chu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Chu

Given the importance of nuclear energy, it is critical we continue to work with the international community. In Vienna next week, I will offer ideas for how we can promote an international "fuel bank" to encourage the peaceful use of nuclear power.

President Obama Goes Nuclear in Snowmagadden

Connie Lawn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Connie Lawn

Nuclear development remains an emotional and controversial issue. Obama's proposals come at a time many countries are criticizing Iran and North Korea for nuclear enrichment programs.

Nuclear Power Revivial: The Obama Administration's Plans For Nuclear Energy

Mother Jones | — David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

"We are aggressively pursuing nuclear energy," said Energy Secretary Steven Chu on Monday when he rolled out the department's budget proposal. Several...

How Did an Idealistic President Become a Champion of Nuclear Power and By Default, Weapons Proliferation?

Helen Caldicott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Helen Caldicott

The never-ending persistence of the nuclear warriors who inhabit the Pentagon and nuclear weapons labs have prevailed yet again to influence this idealistic young president on whom many of us had placed our hopes.

"Clean" Nuclear Power? The President Knows Better

Daniel Kessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Daniel Kessler

Nuclear power is neither safe nor clean. There is no such thing as a "safe" dose of radiation and just because nuclear pollution is invisible doesn't mean it's "clean."

Lafayette, Where Are You? Obama Needs You Now!

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Raymond J. Learsy

One solution stands out that would be singularly effective in contravening our seemingly helpless dependency on fossil fuels.