Behind the News

Global reconfigurations prompted by the invasion of Ukraine, and why we shouldn’t shut nuclear power plants

Vijay Prashad, journalist and historian, on the reconfigurations of global power prompted by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and environmental economist and activist Charlie Komanoff, author of this Nation article, on why it’s a bad idea to shut nuclear power plants only to have them replaced by burning more fossil fuels.


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