Welcome to the GreenWorld Podcast, hosted by the Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS). NIRS is a national non-profit organization devoted to a nuclear-free, carbon-free world. We have served as the information and networking hub for people and organizations concerned about nuclear power, radioactive waste, radiation, and sustainable energy issues since 1978. On the GreenWorld……Read More
Nuclear Power Runs on Dirty Money: The Corporate Scandal of the Proposed National Nuclear Subsidy
A few days ago, we published a piece showing the cost of federal nuclear bailout proposals. It’s a big, big number — $50 billion. But all of that money would not create a single new job, nor reduce greenhouse gas emissions by a single pound. In fact, as a new report released last month found, investing that……Read More
Crunching the Numbers: How Much Would a National Nuclear Bailout Cost?
You asked: How much would a national nuclear bailout cost taxpayers? So, we did the math. There are two answers to this question, based on two different pieces of proposed legislation: the Senate bipartisan infrastructure deal and a bill jointly introduced in the House and Senate (H.R.4024/S.2291), which the sponsors want included in the Democrats’……Read More