Peter A. Bradford

Articles by Peter A. Bradford

24 September 2015

What the EPA’s Clean Power Plan means for nuclear energy

Peter A. Bradford

The final version of the Clean Power Plan doesn’t deliver what the US nuclear energy industry really needs: massive subsidy and protection from competition.

1 March 2013
Special issue: US nuclear exit?
The United States is on course to all but exit the commercial nuclear power industry even if the country awakens to the dangers of climate change and adopts measures to favor low-carbon energy sources.
1 November 2009
As plans for new U.S. nuclear power plants encounter problems, their proponents seek to shift ever more economic risk to taxpayers who are already staggering under the weight of other federal bailouts.
1 August 2007

Follow the money

In the months since this exchange began, one episode after another has established that the
nuclear power surge emerging from Washington is not the benign version that its more idealistic
proponents envision. These episodes include: President George W. Bush hauling the Nuclear

13 June 2007

Prioritize all options first

Stephen Berry confronts Amory Lovins with rebuttals more applicable to new nuclear power plants
than to Lovins's alternatives. Consider the statement, "We can't afford to bet on only one roulette

23 March 2007

Nuclear is not an essential solution

A sensible approach to climate change would put a significant price on fuels according to their
carbon content. It would offer nondiscriminatory, governmental support to technologies according to