VOX Attacks the Sierra Club for their Anti-Nuclear, Anti-hydro Stance

Dave Roberts is an energy writer well worth reading. Always makes the best arguments.

Watts Up With That?

Architecht's rendering shows proposed Pilgrim Nuclear Generating Units 2 and 3 to be built adjacent to the present Reston Edison Company's 664,000 kilowatt nuclear generating station (right) in Plymouth, Mass. Circa 1974. Architecht’s rendering shows proposed Pilgrim Nuclear Generating Units 2 and 3 to be built adjacent to the present Reston Edison Company’s 664,000 kilowatt nuclear generating station (right) in Plymouth, Mass. Circa 1974. By ENERGY.GOVHD.6B.363, Public Domain, Link

Guest essay by Eric Worrall

VOX author David Roberts worries the Sierra Club are not being practical, with their opposition to any low carbon power generation technology other than solar or wind.

Reckoning with climate change will demand ugly tradeoffs from environmentalists — and everyone else

Being a climate hawk is not easy for anyone.
By David Roberts@drvoxdavid@vox.com Jan 27, 2018, 8:30am EST

Climate change is a crisis. Serious damages are already underway, there’s enough carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to ensure more damages to come, and if carbon emissions continue unchecked, species-threatening damages become a non-trivial risk.

Lots of people acknowledge this. But it’s one think to…

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Utopia - you are standing in it promotes a classical liberal view of the world and champion the mass flourishing of humanity through capitalism and the rule of law. The origin of the blog is explained in the first blog post at https://utopiayouarestandinginit.wordpress.com/2014/03/12/why-call-my-blog-utopia-you-are-standing-in-it/

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