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An Energy Evolution: From Delicious to Dirty to Almost Free

An Energy Evolution: From Delicious to Dirty to Almost Free

A warp-speed history of our quest for cheap energy, from prehistoric hunters to climate change.
China, Russia, and North Korea are smacking down President Trump’s tough talk

China, Russia, and North Korea are smacking down President Trump’s tough talk

The past four days has seen three foreign policy promises made by President Donald Trump deflate like a dropped soufflé, and in pretty public fashion, no less. The president spent most of 2018
France to retire 14 nuclear reactors while Japan restarts 5 of its reactors

France to retire 14 nuclear reactors while Japan restarts 5 of its reactors

Nuclear has struggled worldwide, while offshore wind could offset some retirements.
Owner of failed nuclear plant might use golden parachute fund in settlement

Owner of failed nuclear plant might use golden parachute fund in settlement

Agreement contingent on Dominion Energy purchasing the South Carolina energy company.
Dem Rep. Eric Swalwell: If we confiscate your guns and you fight back, we will nuke you

Dem Rep. Eric Swalwell: If we confiscate your guns and you fight back, we will nuke you

"It would be a short war my friend." The post Dem Rep. Eric Swalwell: If we confiscate your guns and you fight back, we will nuke you appeared first on Hot Air.
Nuclear watchdog group causes stir with call to financially support existing nuclear plants

Nuclear watchdog group causes stir with call to financially support existing nuclear plants

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) surprised environmental advocates and energy officials on Thursday when it called for keeping existing nuclear power plants open for as long as safely possible
North Korea Warns That It Will Revive Nuclear Program If U.S. Does Not Lift Sanctions

North Korea Warns That It Will Revive Nuclear Program If U.S. Does Not Lift Sanctions

Mike Pompeo said he plans to talk next week with his North Korean counterpart
Grid operator study shows Trump bailout of coal and nuclear plants is unnecessary

Grid operator study shows Trump bailout of coal and nuclear plants is unnecessary

The largest regional electric grid operator in the nation sees “no imminent threat” to the reliability of its system, despite the closure of several coal and nuclear plants in the mid-Atlantic and

Trump’s Punk Rock Nuclear Policy

The only reason to pull out of the INF Treaty is to give a middle finger to the world.

What to Make of Trump’s Remarks on the Proposed Yucca Mountain Nuclear-Waste Repository

More Americans should care about nuclear-waste management than actually do. That’s because it’s an issue that has cost taxpayers more than $6 billion in court... Read More The post What to Make of
The US will withdraw from a Cold War-era nuclear treaty with Russia

The US will withdraw from a Cold War-era nuclear treaty with Russia

Donald Trump says the US will “terminate” the 1987 intermediate-range nuclear forces (INF) treaty after claiming that Russia had been noncompliant for years. “We’re the…
President Trump Says He Will Pull U.S. Out of Nuclear Treaty With Russia

President Trump Says He Will Pull U.S. Out of Nuclear Treaty With Russia

Trump says Moscow has violated the agreement, but provided no details
These New Tricks Can Outsmart Deepfake Videos—for Now

These New Tricks Can Outsmart Deepfake Videos—for Now

We'll soon find it hard to know with our own eyes if a video is real or generated by AI, but new algorithms are staying one or two steps ahead of the fakers.
Trump’s coal rescue is getting more complicated

Trump’s coal rescue is getting more complicated

Politico report says political will to bail out coal plants is weak at the White House.
Five graphics from Google show how carbon-intensive its data centers really are

Five graphics from Google show how carbon-intensive its data centers really are

Google wants to match actual energy demand with carbon-free supply.
The ultimate guide to negative-emission technologies

The ultimate guide to negative-emission technologies

The world has delayed reducing carbon emissions for so long that humanity will need to suck enormous amounts of carbon dioxide back out from the…
Reflections on Vogtle’s Perennial Drama

Reflections on Vogtle’s Perennial Drama

Some of the dust is beginning to settle after another projected cost increase of the Vogtle power station in Georgia, where the only two nuclear... Read More The post Reflections on Vogtle’s Perennial
One scientist’s baffling attempt to prove that physics isn’t sexist

One scientist’s baffling attempt to prove that physics isn’t sexist

Scientists are all about evidence. They collect data and interpret it by using rigorous criteria, all while allowing for the limitations of their research, and…

Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu: Iran has ‘secret atomic warehouse’ in Tehran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the International Atomic Energy Agency to investigate Iran during a speech at the United Nations on Thursday, where he…
Vote results: Construction will continue on Vogtle nuclear power plant

Vote results: Construction will continue on Vogtle nuclear power plant

No new cap on costs; Southern Company would have to cover additional cost overruns.