Dr. James Hansen Explaining Why Cap and Trade Will Not Work

Dr. James Hansen is one of the world’s leading climatologists. He recently wrote a book titled “Storms of My Grandchildren” explaining the need to take effective action to reduce the potential danger of building up CO2 in the atmosphere. He is opposed to international agreements for capping and trading emissions and offsets and instead recommends […]

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The Podcast Network Deserves Your Support

As we come close to the holiday season, several listeners have very generously asked what they can do to show their appreciation for The Atomic Show. I am actually quite humbled by those requests. Since March of 2006, a loosely connected team of people has been working with available time to provide you with the […]

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Video – Failure of a wind turbine

This video should provide some food for thought for people who believe that wind energy is clean and safe. Here is another video that details some of the mechanical and business risks associated with wind energy developments. This is not a spectacular failure, but one where a manufacturing or engineering problem has resulted in a […]

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Follow-up from Atomic Show 105 – The Promised Elephant Kiss

While working in South Africa on the PBMR project, Hans and Mary Lou Gougar are taking full advantage of the opportunity to try new experiences and visit new places. During Atomic Show #105, Hans, ever the devoted husband, offered to share a video of Mary Lou being kissed by an elephant. I have her permission […]

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The Atomic Show #085-2 – ANS Student Conference Career Fair Part 2

Duke Energy, Ameren, US Navy Nuclear Power Program, Dominion On February 29, 2008, I visited the American Nuclear Society Student Conference 2008 Career Fair and talked to a number of organizations that had booths set up to find out what kind of opportunities were available. I tried to get a reasonable selection of contractor, government […]

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The Atomic Show #085-1 – ANS Student Conference Career Fair Part 1

NRC, Black and Veatch, Southern California Edison, and Argonne National Laboratory On February 29, 2008, I visited the American Nuclear Society Student Conference 2008 Career Fair and talked to a number of organizations that had booths set up to find out what kind of opportunities were available. I tried to get a reasonable selection of […]

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The Atomic Show #082 – Jill Buck, Founder of the Go Green Initiative

Jill Buck, Founder of the Go Green Initiative, joins Rod Adams for a discussion of the environmental benefits of nuclear power You are going to enjoy this show! Jill Buck is an energetic community leader with a vision for a cleaner world and she has been working for a number of years to make that […]

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The Atomic Show #081 – Five friendly atomic geeks

John Wheeler, Kirk Sorensen, Kelly Taylor, Robert Margolis and Rod Adams talk about nuclear news as of February 10, 2008. Topics include Indian Point, dash to gas, new plants, anti-nuclear antics Virtual round table discussion with four guests whose total nuclear experience is more than 100 years. John Wheeler – host of This Week in […]

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