EPA took nuclear out of the Clean Power Plan

This is some good news which i am compelled to repost. Obama appears more concerned with legacy than his corporate cronies and has done the right thing with the EPA clean power policy.

GreenWorld

Thousands joined the nuclear-free, carbon-free contingent at last September's People's Climate March in New York City. The unexpectedly large turnout--followed by tens of thousands of comments and petitions to the EPA, helped open the agency's eyes to first understand our position and then realize it made a lot of sense. Thousands joined the nuclear-free, carbon-free contingent at last September’s People’s Climate March in New York City. The unexpectedly large turnout–followed by tens of thousands of comments and petitions to the EPA–helped open the agency’s eyes to first understand our position and then realize it made a lot of sense.

Yesterday, an amazing thing happened. Yes, President Obama released the first real climate action policy in the U.S. ever. But that’s not all. The incredible thing—the one that will be most important in the years to come—is … they got it basically right.

Including on nuclear power. President Obama just made it the policy of the United States that nuclear power is not a viable climate solution. And not just that, but renewable energy can replace nuclear power just like it can replace fossil fuels.

This is a game-changer, both for reducing carbon emissions in the US, and for discrediting the…

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a funologist, memeticist and revolutionary. Can be found in the vanity bin of Wikipedia and in locations of imminent calamity. buckle up, there is going to be some rough sledding.

2 responses to “EPA took nuclear out of the Clean Power Plan”

  1. milo says :

    Obama made a speech. He did not DO anything. Be careful of celebrating victories before you win.

    • paxus says :

      Oh given that the oil companies are already considering legal action, i think there is plenty to celebrate. And credit may not rest with Obama. I would like to think the tens of thousands of people who wrote to the EPA on this ruling might have had an influence, but i know then Milo you will call me delusional.

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