Tag Archives: Climate Change

…AND NEIS WAS THERE – PEOPLE’S CLIMATE MARCH, CHICAGO

“Carbon-Free/Nuclear-Free by 2040!” – or, we’re toast.

On a cold, wet, windy Saturday in April, 17 NEIS supporters marched

NEIS’ message at People’s Climate March, April 29, 2017

in the People’s Climate March in Chicago to convey a simple message:  “You Can’t ‘Nuke’ Global Warming!”

What started out as a 40⁰ drizzly gray day turned into a colder, windier incessant downpour by the time the march from Federal Plaza in Chicago’s south downtown area to Trump Tower at the north end kicked off. Continue reading …AND NEIS WAS THERE – PEOPLE’S CLIMATE MARCH, CHICAGO

BEWARE THE NUCLEAR BAILOUTS – AND HUCKSTERS

An old Mark Twain adage states that a falsehood gets half-way around the world before Truth gets its boots on.  Its wisdom and accuracy is thoroughly proven – by the fact that Mark Twain was probably not the one who said this.marc twain

The wisdom of the adage has again been amply demonstrated by recent articles written by pro-nuclear advocates calling for the bailout of money-losing nuclear plants based on the dubious contention that they are needed to combat climate change.  Continue reading BEWARE THE NUCLEAR BAILOUTS – AND HUCKSTERS

PRESS RELEASE — Groups oppose top climate scientists’ call to embrace nuclear power

CHICAGO– Wednesday, January 8, 2014

As a courtesy to our hundreds of colleague organizations nationally, we forward this press release to you.

Sun over nuke
“Solar eclipse” of the D.C. Cook nuke, at 1999 Nuclear Free Great Lakes Action Camp

NEIS is one of the signatory groups on this letter.

Much ado was made several months back of Dr. James Hanson’s joint letter, calling on environmental groups to embrace new nuclear reactors.  While a brilliant climate scientist, his credentials in energy analysis leave something to be desired.  Just as one would not go to a dentist for an oil change (no matter how painless s/he promised the treatment), one has to be more than skeptical of a climate scientist promoting nuclear power. Continue reading PRESS RELEASE — Groups oppose top climate scientists’ call to embrace nuclear power