It would significantly reduce carbon emissions, but onerous regulation stands in the way.
The state's electricity grid operators warned in 2019 that power shortages might become increasingly common when heat waves hit in the coming years.
Critics say the state's dependence on solar and wind have made the power grid unreliable and overly expensive.
New nuclear reactors are important for clean power, but are hindered by intense regulatory schemes.
Activists oppose a huge source of reliable, climate-friendly electricity that could have prevented the rolling blackouts in the Golden State.
"Environmental humanism will eventually triumph over apocalyptic environmentalism."
The presidential candidate wraps old special-interest programs in green camouflage.
In his new book, Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All, Shellenberger argues that science doesn't support doomsayers' claims.
The Apocalypse Never author documents that things are getting greener and makes a case for nuclear power.
Finger-wagging won't overcome the collective action problems preventing action.
The show wasn't about a nuclear disaster per se, but about how a government—and individuals—reacted in the face of disaster.
The HBO series is a powerful portrait of the political and social rot that occurs in authoritarian regimes.
Michael Shellenberger believes the Green New Deal’s focus on wind and solar is a waste of time and money.
A miniseries about the deadly nuclear disaster that marked the doom of the Soviet Union
That's wrong. Promoting fear hinders more than helps environmental progress.
Using climate change as an excuse to pursue other social and economic goals.
Skip renewables for zero-carbon electricity and go directly to nuclear
Energy Secretary Rick Perry Orders Regulators to Figure Out How to Keep Renewables from Crashing the Electric Power Grid
New energy market distortions to fix old energy market distortions
"Only nuclear can lift all humans out of poverty while saving the natural environment."
Some 70,000 metric tons to nuclear waste is still sitting at nuclear power plants
Subsidies for Everybody! Nukes evidently need subsidies to compete with renewable subsidies.
Paris climate agreement will reduce global warming by 0.2 degrees Celsius by 2100
Centralized top down planning of the climate would work as well as it does for economies.
To be against fracking is to be against renewable energy.
Are the Democrats really the Party of Science?
If you're worried about human health, nuclear wins easily over coal.
Trolling for votes by pandering to environmental fundamentalists
Closing the state's last nuclear power plant is anti-environmental and just plain stupid.
Privately funded, carbon-free, walk-away-safe, burns nuclear waste - what's not to like?
Opposing nuclear power is not climate friendly
Iran should be thanked for this valuable service.
Iran has not been seeking a nuclear bomb.