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Obama Nuclear Power

Exit Jackzo: The Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Free Fall

Richard Brodsky | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

The resignation of NRC Chairman Gregory Jackzo puts the issue of nuclear safety smack on the middle of Obama's desk, and then into the presidential race. That's a good thing. 

Dan Froomkin

Global Zero Nuclear Summit Aims To Eliminate Nuclear Weapons Worldwide

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 12.11.2011 | World

Nuclear weapons were once the ultimate symbol of super power. But in this era of terrorism and nuclear proliferation, they have come to signify exactl...

Obama Japan Statement To Be Delivered By President On Nuclear Crisis

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The White House says President Barack Obama will make a statement later in the day on the deepening nuclear crisis in Japan. Obama...

Nuclear Power Madness

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Solomon

Like every other president since the 1940s, Barack Obama has promoted nuclear power. Now, with reactors melting down in Japan, the official stance is more disconnected from reality than ever.

Key Senator Backs Nuclear In Obama's Clean Energy Standard

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — A clean energy standard that includes nuclear power has the support of the Senate energy committee chairman, as long as it's done i...

Obama Administration Won't Discuss Financial Risk Of Nuclear Program

Mother Jones | — Josh Harkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Obama administration has embarked on a high-stakes gamble: devoting billions of dollars to an expansion of nuclear power in the hope of winning Re...

Five Reasons NOT to Invest in Nuclear Power

Robert Alvarez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Alvarez

The accumulation of spent power-reactor fuel is expected to double at reactor sites and poses new safety issues. Nuclear Energy is an intriguing idea... until you start to actually think about it.