November 2, 2021
On the global energy crisis.
Nuclear energy advocate Emmet Penney (@nukebarbarian) joins us to discuss the growing energy crunch in Europe, the US and beyond. Nuclear power is opposed by an unholy alliance of environmentalists and neoliberals - yet it seems the best solution for providing plentiful, reliable, and clean energy. As a demand, it seems an open goal for the left - so why are so many resistant?
Part 2 is available here for patreon subscribers.
Links & Readings:
Nuclear Barbarian - pro-nuclear podcast & newsletter
ex.haust - Emmet's other, co-hosted pod
Undeveloping America, Emmet Penney, The American Conservative
Political Life in the Lottery of Babylon, Emmet Penney, The American Conservative
How we happened to sell off our electricity, James Meek, LRB
A Question of Power: Electricity and the Wealth of Nations, Robert Bryce, Public Affairs (book)