Sea Level Rise Brings Added Risks to Coastal Nuclear Plants

  • Published: Mar 23rd, 2011

Sea level rise will exacerbate storm surge flooding, scientists say, which means more severe "worst-case scenarios" for plants like Florida's Turkey Point.

Japan’s Nuclear Crisis Sparks Conversation on Energy Safety

  • Published: Mar 15th, 2011

How will the ongoing Japanese nuclear crisis affect the US political consensus on nuclear energy?

What Does Nuclear Power Cost?

What Does Nuclear Power Cost?

  • Published: Apr 28th, 2010

We don't know what it will cost to build the next nuclear power plant in the U.S.

What Are the Greenhouse Emissions from Nuclear Power?

What Are the Greenhouse Emissions from Nuclear Power?

  • Published: Apr 28th, 2010

Greenhouse gas emissions from nuclear power are low by just about any measure.

What is Nuclear Waste and What Do We Do With It?

What is Nuclear Waste and What Do We Do With It?

  • Published: Apr 27th, 2010

Radioactive waste is an unavoidable by-product of nuclear power that requires safe storage.

How Was Nuclear Energy Discovered?

How Was Nuclear Energy Discovered?

  • Published: Apr 26th, 2010

Nuclear power results from radiation, which was discovered around 1900. It took several decades after that for scientists to understand how to harness its energy - for power and for weapons.

Where in the World Is Nuclear Power?

Where in the World Is Nuclear Power?

  • Published: Apr 25th, 2010

Over 400 nuclear reactors are operating today in the world in 30 different countries.