Yes, let’s “pay attention to his words.” Risks of nuclear power? McCain’s response is “blah, blah, blah.”
As my story on energy, climate, and misery winds its way to the printers this week, I am stung by how many things keep getting worse. The pace of carbon dioxide emissions increasing over last decade’s; scientists slack-jawed at the potential carbon-fueled demise of our oceans, and the son-of-a-Bush that just won’t quit his apparent pact to run the living earth into the ground for the sake of profits.
The ad is scare-your-pants-off serious. I don’t know what the budget for the campaign sits at or where this sucker ran, but it certainly was on par — or approaching parity with — those fullpage “filthy coal” ads that preceded the Guv Perry ass-kicking protests that shot down coal-plant fast-tracking in the state. Will we ever see the same come from the anti-nuking efforts of a rapidly coalescing assortment of regional critics?
Okay. I have a lot to answer for. For starters, I cry out when I am terrified by the careening industrial machine and what it is doing to this planet. […]
Former Greenpeace member Patrick Moore and reborn nuclear power champion has had a busy schedule as a paid promoter of atomic energy, most recently glad-handing with the Victoria Economic Development […]
As McCain cozies up with San Antonio’s evangelical warmonger John Hagee (a relationship likely not to catch a media blaze the way Obaman’s radical Rolodex has) other less altruistically motivated […]
NRG CEO David Crane speaking with an expensive Fortune haircut — no, not about why his company’s heads are dumping their company shares — about why clean coal and nukes […]