Public Pays for Fukushima While Nuclear Industry Profits

By Stephen Leahy UXBRIDGE, Canada, Mar 12 2013 (IPS) - Two years after Japans Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, the country faces 100 to 250 billion dollars in cleanup and compensation costs, tens of thousands of displaced people and widespread impacts of radiation. The nuclear industry and it's suppliers made billions from building and operating Fukushimas [...]

Robert Bryce on wind and energy

Toyota Sustainable mobility conference Robert Bryce was a speaker at a Sustainable mobility conference in La Jolla, CA. Bryce is an author that writes about energy. His newest book is Power Hungry: The Myths of "Green" Energy, and the Real Fuels of the Future. Bryce talked to me about wind energy and some of the problems [...]

Iran – making a bomb or nuclear energy

Dr. Peter Wells is a Non-Executive Director of Neftex. Neftex started earth modeling in 2003. The Neftex Earth Model now approaches full global coverage and has application to the Petroleum, Minerals, Finance, Groundwater and Publishing industries, and also to the emerging field of Carbon Capture and Storage. Wells talked to Lou Ann Hammond, about Iran [...]

Challenge X:Mississippi wins first place!

"Someday, your work could be in our museum inspiring those who come after you. You are today's pioneers, today's risk takers." Cristian Samper Acting Secretary, Smithsonian Institute Smithsonian Castle, Washington DC May 21, 2008 In May, 2004 Challenge X started a competition involving 17 university teams from the United States and Canada to improve fuel [...]

Green Grand Prix July 6th, 2007

Green Grand Prix at Watkins Glen Eight different power sources and fuels propelled 35 cars around scenic Seneca Lake on July 6th in the 3rd Annual Green Grand Prix at Watkins Glen. This fully competitive Time-Speed Distance Road rally was co-hosted by the Glen Region Chapter of the Sports Car Club in Watkins Glen. According [...]

OPEC holding out? Congressional earmarks

William C. Ramsay, Deputy Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA), talks about Iran nuclear energy and its oil. What is OPEC's relationship with IEA and is OPEC holding back their reserves? Do we want to use natural gas for cars when we need so much to heat our homes? How important is the DOE budget [...]

BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) energy growth and emissions || Nuclear power status

William C. Ramsay, Deputy Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA), discusses Brazil, Russia, India, China (BRIC)'s growth and national prosperity versus energy and emissions. Ramsay discusses nuclear power; the problems and what needs to be done to make it a viable energy for the United States.

IEA’s influence on energy consumption

William C. Ramsay, Deputy Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA), explains what IEA is and how they influence energy consumption. Ramsay talks about getting off the dependence of gasoline, using diesel, hybrids, nuclear, ethanol, cellulosic ethanol and hydrogen. How will the world meet the world demand of energy?

President Bush Renewable Fuels Association Speech

Bush Renewable Fuels Association Speech President George W. Bush Washington, D.C. April 25, 2006, THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all. Thanks for the warm welcome. John, thanks for the introduction. Thanks for the invitation to be here for the 16th annual Energy Efficiency Forum. It's an important forum. By advancing the national dialogue on the future [...]

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