Category Archives: Can Nuclear Power Solve Climate Change?

Next Generation Nuclear?

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This is the second post in a collaborative series titled “Environmental Historians Debate: Can Nuclear Power Solve Climate Change?“. It is hosted by the Network in Canadian History & Environment, the Climate History Network, and ActiveHistory.ca. By Kate Brown Climate change is here to stay. So too for the next several millennia is radioactive fallout from nuclear accidents such as… Read more »

Closing Nuclear Plants Will Increase Climate Risks

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By Nancy Langston This is the first post in a collaborative series titled “Environmental Historians Debate: Can Nuclear Power Solve Climate Change?” hosted by the Network in Canadian History & Environment, the Historical Climatology and ActiveHistory.ca. On March 28, 1979, I woke up late and rushed to catch the bus to my suburban high school in Rockville MD. So it… Read more »

Environmental Historians Debate: Can Nuclear Power Solve Climate Change?

This is the introductory post to a collaborative series titled “Environmental Historians Debate: Can Nuclear Power Solve Climate Change?” hosted by the Network in Canadian History & Environment, the Historical Climatology and ActiveHistory.ca. Is nuclear power a saving grace – or the next step in humanity’s proverbial fall from grace? This series focuses on what environmental and energy historians can… Read more »