#46 An Environmentalist's Passionate Case for Nuclear Power: Michael Shellenberger

With the approach of Earth Day, this show looks at the clean
air, carbon-free case for nuclear power. And it challenges the view
held by many environmentalists that the only way to save the planet
is for all of us to get by with less.


Guest Michael Shellenberger is is coauthor of An
Ecomodernist Manifesto
, a which argues that human prosperity
and an ecologically vibrant planet go hand-in-hand. In 2007,
Michael received the Green Book Award and Time magazine's
"Hero
of the Environment.
"


His recent TEDx talk is "How Humans Save
Nature
." Nuclear power is an anathema to many of his fellow
environmentalists, but Michael tells us its a crucial form of
energy that "produces zero air and water... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy