Apr 13, 2022 • 50M

Climate Activist Zion Lights on Nuclear Power

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Leighton Woodhouse
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Zion Lights was a spokesperson for the radical climate change activist group Extinction Rebellion until she realized that it wasn’t enough just to make people panic about the end of the world — you also had to point them to solutions. To the extent that there is a “solution” to climate change, it’s nuclear energy. And yet it’s verboten in some parts of the environmental movement to talk about it.

We’re not just in a climate crisis; we’re also in an energy emergency. It’s more important than ever to talk about nuclear, especially as the myths about its dangers are so inexplicably pervasive. That’s what Zion and I did in this episode of my podcast. Hope you enjoy.

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