Don’t Waste Baltimore: The Time We Could’ve Lost Charm City
One of America’s great contemporary poets, Gil Scott-Heron – dubbed the godfather of rap – recorded one of his most iconic songs in 1977, “We Almost Lost Detroit,” about the partial meltdown at the Fermi nuclear power plant just miles from Motown. Not only Detroit, but the world was lucky the Fermi disaster was……Read More
Don’t Waste America–No False Solutions to Nuclear Waste!
Our country is facing a nuclear waste crisis. Over 70,000 metric tons of the most lethal waste ever created is piling up at nuclear power plants all over the United States. After over 75 years of making this lethally radioactive waste, there are still no viable nuclear waste solutions that will help protect humans and……Read More
Celebrating the Birth of NIRS
This year, the Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS) will celebrate 40 years of tireless nuclear-free, carbon-free advocacy. When I joined NIRS in 2016, my staff position as Energy Democracy Specialist was a new venture for the organization. Yet the commitment to democratic decision-making, ownership and control of decentralized energy resources has been at the……Read More