It’s too late for nuclear to save the climate

Even with the new designs, nuclear power probably won’t be enough to make a difference because its biggest hurdles aren’t technical at all.

Nuclear waste recycling is a critical avenue of energy innovation

he debate is a reminder that recycling in general is a very messy process. It is chemical-, machine- and energy-intensive.

Meet Nuclear Power’s Comeback Kids

Leslie Dewan and Jacob Dewitt are part of a new generation of nuclear scientists pushing for use of safer technologies. Both young founders took to the TechCrunch Disrupt stage today to chat about the

Bill Gates On Nuclear Energy: Compared To Coal, It Is Still Safer In Terms Of People "Killed Per Kilowatt Hour"

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/bill-gates-wired.jpg"> After the nuclear disaster in Japan at the Fukushima reactors, the general public is understandably skittish about nuc

As Non-Proliferation Treaty Takes Effect, Should Nukes Be Seen As Clean Energy Source?

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/nuclear-warhead.jpg" class="shot2"></img> This weekend, a ratified nuclear arms control treaty between Russia and the United States went into