August 2011 – After the March 2011 catastrophic disasters in Japan, debates about nuclear power reignited around the world and uncertainty about the costs and benefits of nuclear energy rose dramatically. Set amid the world’s historic transition toward energy sustainability, this important film looks at nuclear energy through the lens of ecological economics. It features commentary from over twenty students and fellows of the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics. As an important part of the nuclear discussion, this film expounds common misconceptions about nuclear power – rendering old arguments transparent and empowering new perspectives.
Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this video are those of the individual speakers and do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of the Gund Institute or the University of Vermont.
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