In the early 1970s when I helped found Greenpeace, I believed that nuclear energy was synonymous with nuclear holocaust, as did most of my compatriots. That's the conviction that inspired Greenpeace's first voyage up the spectacular rocky northwest coast to protest the testing of U.S. hydrogen bombs in Alaska's Aleutian Islands. Thirty years on, my views have changed, and the rest of the environmental movement needs to update its views, too, because nuclear energy may just be the energy source that can save our planet from another possible disaster: catastrophic climate change.
Please go read this article, the whole thing. It's not long but it says so much.
I've have alot to say about this story but I am so damn busy right now, I just don't have time. But I want this out there for discusion and we'll get to chewing it over when I have a few minutes. In the mean time, please do help yourselves!