Over at Inside Bay Area.com, Sarah Tribble has put together a nice overview of why policymakers in California are giving nuclear energy a second look. Here's a passage that made me smile:
As California grapples with global warming, energy-industry leaders, environmentalists and policy-makers are subtly — but significantly — starting to shift their thinking about the controversial power source.Here, here.
"Nuclear power has to be part of the solution," Stanford University President John Hennessy said at an alternative-energy gathering in Palo Alto this spring. "Can we really understand the notion of risk? Nuclear plants versus carbon emissions — which will kill and has killed more people?"
The audience applauded.