The quest for nuclear fusion power is well known, Daly writes, having been around since the dawn of the nuclear age, but the physics have precluded significant research. Until now.
Two years after Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster, US officials say the country's nuclear plants are safe. A new report from an environmental organization challenges that assertion.
Energy secretary nominee Moniz is expected to have a fairly easy confirmation in Congress, but he'll still have to answer tough questions about the sequester, nuclear energy, and direct financing of 'green' energy companies.
Global warming skeptics worry environmentalism may cripple economies with assorted misguided energy-related boondoggles, Finley writes. Anti-nuclear environmentalists, Finley adds, have increased electric bills and greenhouse gas emissions, over fears of global warming.