State Of Nuclear Power, Climate Change’s Impact On The Great Lakes

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It’s been 40 years since a partial meltdown at the Three Mile Island nuclear plant, an event which changed how Americans viewed nuclear power. We look at how nuclear power factors into today’s energy equation. Then, we look at the impact climate change is having on the Great Lakes, and what it means for the future of the region.

Featured in this Show

  • Nuclear Power In the Age Of The Green New Deal

    Energy experts, climate change organizers, and lawmakers are at odds about whether to expand or retract our dependence on nuclear power. We discuss the current technology behind managing and storing nuclear waste and explore what would be required to advance this zero carbon energy creator.

  • New Report Looks At Growing Impact Of Climate Change On The Great Lakes

    The Great Lakes are at risk of higher temperatures, fluctuating water levels and more if climate change continues at its current rate, according to a new report by Midwestern scientists. We get the details from one of the researchers, and discuss what this means for Wisconsin.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Paul Wilson Guest
  • Dan Vimont Guest

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