Carbon-free but potentially dirty in other ways, nuclear energy is both praised and condemned. PF Members offer their solutions to how to fit nuclear power into our energy future.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu told the National Press Club that time may be running out for the United States to lead in sciences and energy. Watch his full speech here.
This blog post was originally published on The Energy Blog, a project of Planet Forward and National Geographic
Fission nuclear produces Gigawatts of power and has done so for 50 years and still gets no respect.
There is a third choice in nuclear power: low-energy nuclear reactions (LENR), otherwise known as cold fusion. This science needs to be developed further and given high priority in funding.
With global warming pretty much an accepted fact, energy policymakers on both sides of the political spectrum are looking for non-carbon alternatives to creating electricity.
A view from Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley on why we need to explore more options in nuclear technology.