Against the Grain

Against the Grain – July 30, 2007

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Nukes Now?

If global warming is the problem, is nuclear power the answer? Are nuclear reactors, as advocates (including a few with environmental credentials) contend, clean and relatively worry-free sources of energy? Veteran activist Harvey Wasserman offers a rebuttal to pro-nukes arguments. And Jacqueline Cabasso describes the current state of nuclear weapons proliferation, as well as prospects for their abolition.