Gov. Whitman on Pandora's PromiseCASEnergy Coalition Co-Chair Governor Whitman gave her thoughts on “Pandora’s Promise,” the recently released documentary which takes a thoughtful look at the role of nuclear energy and its ability to take on some of the climate change and environmental challenges that Americans face today. The movie tells the story of five environmental experts who made the conversion from anti-nuclear attitudes to strong support. They explain their new understanding of nuclear power and its ability to safely provide clean, reliable power to meet growing global demand. Click on the image to watch the interview.
Fighting Climate Change: President Obama Sees a Role for Nuclear Energy
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President Obama outlined the next phase of his climate change mitigation strategy in a June 25th speech at Georgetown University. The President detailed his direction to the EPA to limit the amount of carbon pollution power plants can emit. He also revealed plans to improve energy efficiency and focus on domestically produced energy, including lower-carbon-emitting natural gas as a medium term fuel source, as well as wind, solar and nuclear energy. Read more
Nuclear Energy’s Role in President Obama’s Climate Action Plan
President Obama’s climate change mitigation strategy has set a goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. by 80 percent by 2050. Nuclear energy plays a key role in reaching this goal. Check out CASEnergy Coalition’s new one-pager on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to learn more click here
Watch the Energy Diversification White Paper LaunchCASEnergy Coalition has released video highlights from the recent energy diversification white paper launch event on Capitol Hill. Click on the image to watch remarks from CASEnergy Coalition Co-Chair Governor Christine Todd Whitman, congressional keynote speakers and panelists.
Energy Diversification White Paper
On March 20, the Clean and Safe Energy (CASEnergy) Coalition released a white paper on the need for diversification in America’s electricity generation portfolio at an event on Capitol Hill. The report, “Balancing Long-Term Energy Planning with Near-Term Energy Opportunity: An Exploration of Nuclear Infrastructure Investment in a Low-Price Natural Gas Market,” asserts that taking advantage of our full range of energy resources is crucial to meet long-term electricity demand while lowering emissions and keeping the cost of electricity low. Read more
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Occupation: National Spokesperson, EmPower Consumers; former Commissioner with the Arkansas Public Service Commission and former President of the Southeastern Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (SEARUC)
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Nuclear Note: Arkansas receives 24.4% of its electricity from nuclear energy, higher than the national average.
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The Clean and Safe Energy Coalition believes that the increased use of nuclear energy is essential to ensure an environmentally clean, safe, affordable and reliable supply of electricity. We have launched several major initiatives over the years to further our mission to educate the public about the important role nuclear energy plays in communities across the country. The coalition’s goal is to keep Americans informed of the many benefits nuclear energy provides, and we invite you to explore the following resources as you expand your understanding of this important electricity source:
- The 2010 Business, Labor and Minority Roundtable initiated a dialogue about the mutually beneficial partnerships around employment, educational and business opportunities for African-American and Latino communities and the nuclear energy industry.
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