Jim Leonard, mechanical engineer, educator: The United States has been a leader in world peace and economic growth for a long time. It has made mistakes that should be acknowledged and corrected. Starting in 2017, the President has made it very clear that he considers himself and his policies better than many citizens and nations. This is a unique situation in the history of the United States and has upset relations with many countries and people around the world. This article concisely describes the situation and suggests what should be done. Nuclear power requires political leadership, a well run economy, good schools and universities. The United States has a lot of improvement to do. It won't happen with a president acting with little regard for most of the rest of the government, a very large percent of its citizens and disrespect for other countries.
Alan Waltar, Nuclear Engineer and Past President of the American Nuclear Society, Wanda Munn, Nuclear Engineer with advanced nuclear technologies, Kenneth Kok, Nuclear Engineer, Fellow - ASME, John Shanahan, Civil Engineer, President of Environmentalists for Nuclear - USA formulated this message to the White House and Secretary of Energy with recommendations of what needs to be done to keep America strong with nuclear power.
President Obama believes that no challenge poses a greater threat to our children, our planet, and future generations than climate change .. .. .. That’s why under President Obama’s leadership, the United States has done more to combat climate change than ever before. Note: The photo below shows a frozen ocean off of Woods Hole Research Center, Massachusetts - in February / March, 2015. Obama's own supporters were surprised to see this rare event of a frozen ocean at Woods Hole. Their website says: "I'm with science. Climate Change is no Hoax." Shouldn't these scientists and the White House check the weather by looking out the window? Is carbon dioxide one of the essential molecules of life? Is it a pollutant at anywhere near today's concentrations?