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Renewable energy will power nearly a third of the planet by 2024. But that's not enough to fight climate change
Californians deserve an all-of-the-above approach to fighting climate change. Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, an emission-free source of electricity that supplies the state with 9 percent of its power, needs to be a part of the answer What do you think, Bob, it would take for this message to truly resonate with a California electorate that's perhaps traditionally...
Matt, the fact that a state assemblyman will be introducing legislation represents the tremendous progress groups like Californians for Green Nuclear Power, Mothers for Nuclear, Citzens' Climate Lobby, Environmental Progress, and Stand Up for Nuclear! have made (unsurprisingly, Jordan Cunningham has a degree in physics - he understands why it's so important). It takes reaching out to...
Unfortunately, it seems the industry - like many other issues - operates by the "bandwagon" approach, and it appears many are on it without consideration for much else (and I could tell you stories based on my experience in Vermont). As proof, is this last segment from the article.
Bob, We need a new objective function that values both reliable electricity and human well-being, “Provide reliable electric delivery to consumers at a just and reasonable cost that incorporates adequate investments to ensure a reliable electric supply now and into the future, operating under the constraints of lowering harmful air emissions and other contaminants that affect the health...
It won’t be easy to achieve Building a grid in the first place certainly wasn't easy, and anything this transformative is certainly going to be difficult to say the least. That's never stopped the energy industry before, though.