Become a Patron!Review of Atoms to Ashes Serhi Plokhy wrote his latest book Atoms to Ashes as a warning against nuclear power. When he wrote the book, many intellectuals had reconsidered nuclear power as a solution to climate change. However, it's likely its momentum will grow as others consider dependence on Russian oil and gas as an... Continue Reading →
Nuclear Energy Leads to Black Swans
Nuclear Energy Leads to Black Swans In early March Russia seized the Zaporizhzhia nuclear facility in Southeastern Ukraine. It is the largest in Europe and among the ten largest in the world. During an early morning battle for control of the facility, a fire broke out in the plant. It did not cause a radiation... Continue Reading →
Is Nuclear Power the Answer?
Become a Patron! Nuclear Power has Risks Every couple years the debate over nuclear power resurfaces. The fundamental questions remain unresolved partly in hope the technology will improve, but also out of fear. The public fears the consequences from nuclear power. Moreover, the fear is not entirely misplaced. Every few years a new disaster occurs... Continue Reading →