POV: Power Breakfast

Power Breakfast for Nov. 24, 2014

Local expert debates future of nuclear power; WSJ examines two sides of clean coal technology


POV: Power Breakfast

A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:

  • Nuclear power is clean, safe and a bargain, Bernard Weinstein of Southern Methodist University’s Maguire Energy Institute tells The Wall Street Journal in this interview with three energy experts about what’s needed to revive the industry. From the article:

    “The best thing the U.S. government could to do encourage a nuclear revival would be to count all current and future reactors under construction as helping meet national greenhouse-gas emission-reduction targets.”

  • Also in The Wall Street Journal, two experts debate the potential of “clean coal” technology with one convinced the innovative technology is on the cusp of becoming mainstream, and the other arguing the economics won’t work.
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