Fukushima, Chernobyl, And Three Mile Island Prove Why Nuclear Power Will Never Be Inherently Safe

Fukushima, Chernobyl, And Three Mile Island Prove Why Nuclear Power Will Never Be Inherently Safe

Recently, after Forbes Magazine published an opinion piece entitled, It Sounds Crazy, But Fukushima, Chernobyl, And Three Mile Island Show Why Nuclear Is Inherently Safe, a number of Forbes’ readers called and continue to write Fairewinds Energy Education to ask us if this opinion piece is true. Quite frankly, the article is an infomercial for the nuclear industry: it twists data in order to paint a rosy picture of nuclear energy.

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The Science Behind Climate Change

The Science Behind Climate Change

Fairewinds Energy Education firmly believes in the science of human induced climate change along with the vast majority of the scientific community and our scientific colleagues. Humans are rapidly changing the chemical composition of our atmosphere by releasing billions of metric tonnes of CO2, methane, and other greenhouse gases through our over reliance on fossil fuels and gross misuse of land. 

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Closing 2018 and Moving To 2019

Closing 2018 and Moving To 2019

Tomorrow begins the new year of 2019.  I want to thank each one of you who writes and calls Fairewinds Energy Education with technical questions and/or encouragement for the work we do. Thank you to each one of you who donates to help us continue Fairewinds scientific research and is participating or has participated in one of Fairewinds citizen science programs. We so appreciate your work with us and your donations to us

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Climate Change Is Real: Nuclear Is Not The Answer!

Climate Change Is Real: Nuclear Is Not The Answer!

This summer Arnie and I moved to the South Carolina “LOW COUNTRY” where our house is twelve feet above sea level. According to scientists, in 100 years our house will be permanently flooded from rising sea levels due to climate change. Yet according to some politicians, South Carolinian and those on the national stage, there is no climate change here in South Carolina or anywhere in the world.

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Demystifying Nuclear Power; The CO2 Smokescreen Backstory

Demystifying Nuclear Power; The CO2 Smokescreen Backstory

Demystifying Nuclear Power is what the Fairewinds Crew focuses on every day. Whether we are working on analyzing scientific data, collaborating with colleagues, researching critical energy and technical issues, lecturing to organizations, or writing the articles you read – our mission is to educate the people around the world about nuclear power and other energy issues.

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Nuclear Power’s Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Smokescreen

Nuclear Power’s Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Smokescreen

Does the nuclear industry’s latest claim that it is the world’s salvation from increasing levels of CO2 hold up under scrutiny? No! The evidence clearly shows that building new nukes will make global warming worse. 

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Demystifying Nuclear Power: Hanford Nuclear Reservation Belches a Deadly Warning

Demystifying Nuclear Power: Hanford Nuclear Reservation Belches a Deadly Warning

Located in Washington State, near the majestic Columbia River, the Hanford Nuclear Reservation is a site of grimly historic significance, linked to the bombing of Nagasaki and the Cold War nuclear arms race. The site was chosen in 1943 because its ample supply of water could be used to cool the nine atomic reactors designed to make Plutonium for A bombs. That water was drawn from the majestic Columbia River that further downstream creates the border between Washington and Oregon. 

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