I complained in an earlier post that the US is "A country without a plan." I recently met with a senior adviser to President Obama and I now think I have a better understanding as to why this is the case.
The White House has proposed barring Energy research on fast reactor recycling of nuclear waste, drawing protests from Energy Secretary Steven Chu.
If we think we're going to make the goal from solar, wind, and other renewables alone, we must be smoking something. Every clean power technology, including nuclear, has to play a role.