National News: Whistleblowing – Then & Now

National News: Whistleblowing – Then & Now

Here at Fairewinds, there are many reasons why we choose our Demystifying Nuclear Power Blog posts, and those reasons range from breaking news to reflective thoughts to cutting edge scientific findings or studies. Today, however, we are sharing the first blog post in a series that we will continue for several months as we share our personal perspective and story about being nuclear whistleblowers.

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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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