Get the facts on nuclear power from a variety of perspectives.
Angie Howard, Senior Vice President, Nuclear Energy Institute
Geoffrey Rothwell, Senior Lecturer, Director of Honors Programs, Department of Economics; Associate Director, Public Policy Program, Stanford University; Chief Economist, U.S. Department of Energy
Ralph Cavanaugh, Senior Attorney and Co-director, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Energy Program
People across the political spectrum are agreeing that we have to reduce our dependence on oil. But what's the best solution to the problem? Nuclear energy has been hailed as a cheap and effective alternative energy source, but what are the safety risks associated with nuclear plants? What can we do with the waste? How is France, a country that relies heavily on nuclear power, dealing with these concerns? Come find out everything you need to know about going nuclear from a panel of experts with a variety of opinions and perspectives.
Location: Club Office
Time: 6 p.m. check-in, 6:30 p.m. program, 7:30 p.m. hors d'oeuvres reception
Cost: MEMBERS FREE, $18 non-members
Also know: In association with the Environment & Natural Resources Member-Led Forum
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Added by jbarbara on July 25, 2008