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Richard Branson: The Future of Energy

Recently, four of the world’s leading climate scientists released an open letter to world environmental policy makers urging the development and... Read more.

Nuclear scare stories are a gift to the truly lethal coal...

Most of the afflictions wrongly attributed to nuclear power can rightly be attributed to coal. I was struck by this thought when I saw the graphics... Read more.

Pandora’s Back Pages: Notes on a Sustainable Nuclear Age

There are limits to what one can cover in 90 minutes, and some viewers may feel slighted by neglect or oversight of their favorite pro- or... Read more.

Megatons To Megawatts: Russian Warheads Fuel U.S. Power...

Here's a remarkable fact: For the past two decades, 10 percent of all the electricity consumed in the United States has come from Russian nuclear... Read more.

The Hellscene of Fukushima Scare Blogs Beckons

Do a quick Google search right now for “Fukushima ocean radiation.” The results are a crime-scene: maybe an actual link of reported, accurate... Read more.

The Great Economic Meltdown

How Economic Arguments Against Nuclear Highlight Environmentalist Delusions Two weeks ago, four of the world’s most respected climate... Read more.

Climate change warriors: It's time to go nuclear

(CNN) -- Four top environmental scientists raised the stakes Sunday in their fight to reverse climate change and save the planet. Climate and... Read more.

Environmental leaders: Steering us toward disaster?

For 25 years the leadership of the environmental movement has told us that the solution to the climate crisis will be found almost entirely through... Read more.

Pandora's Promise: Robert Stone and Van Jones

Wolf chats with Robert Stone and Van Jones on the new CNN Film, "Pandora's Promise" Watch it now on CNN Read more.

Watch Pandora's Promise on CNN

What would happen if you discovered that everything you knew about nuclear energy was wrong? Watch Pandora's Promise on CNN on November 7 at 9:00... Read more.

Experts say nuclear power needed to slow warming

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Some of the world's top climate scientists say wind and solar energy won't be enough to head off extreme global warming, and... Read more.

Is nuclear power the solution to our energy needs? –...

The government has given the green light to building the first new nuclear power plant in a generation. But while many have welcomed the move away... Read more.

Reality Check: Germany's Defective Green Energy Game Plan

Germany pretends to be a pioneer in the green revolution. But its massively expensive Energiewende has done nothing to make the environment cleaner... Read more.

W&J event addresses use of nuclear power, climate change

The opening of the film “Pandora’s Promise,” a new documentary by director Robert Stone, provides familiar coverage of a spirited protest... Read more.

Pandora's Promise: Is nuclear an option?

As George Osborne hails a renaissance for nuclear power in Britain, Alex Macbeth reviews Pandora's Promise, a new documentary film that asks whether... Read more.

Pro-nuclear documentary director says Japan should fix...

Usually, when documentary directors make a film about the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, it becomes a call to end all forms of nuclear... Read more.

Q&A with Robert Stone and Michael Shellenberger at Texas...

Moderated by Ray Rothrock, Pandora's Promise Director, Robert Stone, and Co-Founder of the Breakthrough Institute, Michael Shellenberger,... Read more.

Shifting Sides

FilmInk grills Oscar-nominated documentarian, Robert Stone, about ‘Pandora’s Promise’, which makes the controversial argument that nuclear... Read more.

Michael Moore & Robert Stone at The Traverse City Film...

Pandora's Promise Director, Robert Stone, talks with American Filmmaker, Michael Moore, about the film and the importance of including nuclear in the... Read more.

When the wind blows

SUNDAY June 16th this year was a Goldilocks sort of day across Germany, not too hot but not too cool, with bright sunshine and a reasonable offshore... Read more.

Don’t give up on nuclear energy yet

Over the past couple of weeks, two of the arguments made against nuclear power by opponents seem to have gotten stronger: that it is too dangerous,... Read more.

Q&A: Fukushima leak problems

Our environment correspondent Matt McGrath assesses the ongoing efforts to deal with contaminated water at the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant... Read more.

Coming Full Circle in Energy, to Nuclear

I’m staring over the edge of a cliff into a seam of coal some 80 feet thick running along a chasm cut deep into the earth. A gargantuan claw rips a... Read more.

Congress Needs To Take The Nuclear Option

No, not with the filibuster…..with actual nuclear materials. Last week, Congress held hearings on the draft Nuclear Waste Administration Act... Read more.

A Climate Change Op-Ed That Makes Sense. Finally.

I have a tendency to cringe when I hear that a group of people have gotten together and written an op-ed about climate change. Time after time, the... Read more.

Australia faces increased risk of disease from climate...

Australia has been warned of the rising threat of dengue fever and heat stroke deaths in the wake of a study that found climate change is aiding... Read more.

Germany’s clean energy plan backfired

When a nuclear power plant closes, a coal plant opens. At least, that’s the way things are shaping up in Germany, where the move away from nuclear... Read more.

Richard Rhodes on the need for nuclear power

Richard Rhodes – who has spent his entire career looking at the lives and work of men and women who wrested energy from the atom – has a cogent... Read more.

Famed climate change scientist, Jim Hansen shares his...

Take a look at this fascinating interview with Jim Hansen, the former head of NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York.  Foreign... Read more.

The Costs of Climate Change and Extreme Weather Are Passing...

Hurricane Sandy cost the U.S. some $70 billion in direct damages and lost economic output. This is, obviously, a lot of money — Sandy was the... Read more.

Mark Lynas’ “Nuclear 2.0:” The case for a Grand...

As a PhD researcher and an environmentalist who is deeply concerned about the utter lack of progress in reducing CO2 emissions, it has been dismaying... Read more.

Nuclear Energy Is Largely Safe. But Can It Be Cheap?

Is it safe? That’s what most people — brought up on Three Mile Island, Chernobyl and The Simpsons — want to know about nuclear power. And for... Read more.

How to Make Nuclear Cheap: Safety, Readiness, Modularity,...

Nuclear energy is at a crossroads. It supplies a substantial share of electricity in many developed economies — 19 percent in the United States, 35... Read more.

Pandora's Promise: Talks at Google

Join Eric Schmidt in conversation with award winning director Robert Stone, as they discuss his latest documentary, Pandora's Promise.... Read more.

Orthodox Environmentalists Don’t Want You to See My...

Bobby Kennedy Jr. calls it “an elaborate hoax,” but scientists are on my side. My film Pandora’s Promise has, not surprisingly,... Read more.

‘Pandora’s Promise’ Director and Robert F. Kennedy,...

I promised to alert folks when video was available of the heated discussion I moderated recently between Robert Stone, the director of Pandora’s... Read more.

Pandora's Promise, Nuclear Energy Documentary, Asks: What...

The new documentary film Pandora's Promise landed in theaters last Friday and is already sparking debate and prompting a renewed look at the role of... Read more.

Pandora's Promise Won the Green Award at the 2013 Sheffield...

We're thrilled to announce that Pandora's Promise has won the Green Award at the 2013 Sheffield Doc/Fest! The Green Award honors one documentary... Read more.

On What Side of the Cube Will You Stand?

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A Film Presses the Climate, Health and Security Case for...

“Pandora’s Promise” is a provocative and important new documentary making the case for nuclear power as a safe and large-scale substitute for... Read more.


Academy Award-nominated filmmaker and director Robert Stone will make a special appearance at the Embarcadero Center Cinema in San Francisco on... Read more.

Why Billionaire Paul Allen Backed Pro-Nuclear Power Film...

It’s not every day that two of the richest men in the world decide to back a documentary film that takes on a topic that has long been an... Read more.

In nuclear power, a better way? Here's why.

When I first heard about this, it sounded like one of these miracle cancer cures you read about on the Internet. In this case, the cancer is climate... Read more.

Exclusive Screening and Q&A with Robert Stone and Robert F....

You're invited to an exclusive screening and Q&A at the Jacob Burns Film Center on Monday, June 10th. Academy Award-nominated filmmaker and... Read more.

China Pledges to Cooperate With U.S. on Tackling Climate...

China and the U.S., the world’s two biggest emitters of carbon dioxide, pledged to cooperate in addressing climate change amid stalled... Read more.

Experts Foresee No Detectable Health Impact from Fukushima...

The levels of exposure to radiation following the leaks and explosions at the earthquake-damaged in 2011 were so low that they led today to this... Read more.

The American Party

My remarks when receiving the Ridenhour Courage Award were written in Union Station on my way to the event. But my concluding comment -- that we are... Read more.

Paul Allen Lends Support to Pro-Nuclear Doc Pandora's...

His Vulcan Productions has come on board as a producer of Robert Stone's documentary, which will be released June 12. Paul G. Allen, a... Read more.

Eight Ways to Tackle Climate Change

Humanity has decided to yawn and let the real and present dangers of climate change mount. That was the argument I made in last week’s column.... Read more.

Happy 100th Birthday, Heinz Haber: Disney’s Chief...

In 1954, Walt Disney entered an unusual barter-economy arrangement with television network ABC: He would provide them with a weekly hour-long... Read more.

Ahead of June climate change talks, UN body urges...

13 May 2013 – In the face of “clear and present danger,” the United Nations climate change body is warning that a stepped-up coordinated... Read more.

Heat-Trapping Gas Passes Milestone, Raising Fears

The level of the most important heat-trapping gas in the atmosphere, carbon dioxide, has passed a long-feared milestone, scientists reported Friday,... Read more.

Watch Director Robert Stone's Q&A at the IFC Center

This past Tuesday, the IFC Center screened Pandora's Promise as part of its Stranger than Fiction series. Director Robert Stone was on hand to... Read more.

Leaks, Rats and Radioactivity: Fukushima’s Nuclear...

Honestly, if the consequences weren’t potentially so dire, the ongoing struggles to clean up the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in... Read more.

CNN Films Announces Acquisition of ‘Pandora’s...

CNN Films has acquired the domestic television rights for PANDORA’S PROMISE, a provocative 2013 Sundance Film Festival selection that explores the... Read more.

Why the U.S. Is Cutting Carbon Faster Than Europe

This week, European Parliament put a dagger in the Continent’s carbon cap-and-trade system. Rather than choosing to reduce the number of... Read more.

World has Stalled on Clean Energy

The world's governments are failing on almost every level to clean up their energy systems and must intervene to support nuclear power, said the IEA,... Read more.

Letter of Support from Professor Per F. Peterson

I want to thank Robert Stone for creating what I expect will be the most important documentary on nuclear energy ever produced. The world is... Read more.

Climate Maverick to Retire From NASA

James E. Hansen, the climate scientist who issued the clearest warning of the 20th century about the dangers of global warming, will retire... Read more.

The New Debate: Fukushima and Small Modular Nuclear Reactors

This essay is quite different from what I would have written pre-Fukushima but it's pretty hard at the moment to think about anything nuclear from a... Read more.

Top 5 Reasons Why Intelligent Liberals Don’t Like Nuclear...

Many of my friends are science-loving liberals. Many of them are also environmentalists. But most of them are against nuclear energy, and this is... Read more.

It's Time We Give Nuclear Power a Second Look

What if everything you thought you knew about nuclear power is wrong? This is the realization that came to several prominent environmentalists... Read more.

The Great Schism in the Environmental Movement

Can modern greens loosen nature’s grip on environmentalism? In 2005, two renegade greens tried to kill off environmentalism in broad daylight.... Read more.