Campaigning for Clean Air featured on Neutron Bytes

Campaigning for Clean Air featured on Neutron Bytes

Recently, Meredith’s book Campaigning for Clean Air was featured on Dan Yurman's Neutron Bytes blog. Here is a taste of what they had to say: “In her book, Campaigning for Clean Air, Meredith Angwin presents clear and well-referenced reasons for supporting nuclear...

Joy and Celebration: Part of the Activist Toolkit

Joy and Celebration: Part of the Activist Toolkit

The victory! We won in Illinois!  The Illinois legislature passed the Future Energy Jobs Bill, and Governor Rauner signed it.  This bill adds about 30 cents per month to the average ratepayer's cost, but it provides money to keep the Illinois nuclear plants operating...

Advocacy by Fact-Checking. This can work.

Advocacy by Fact-Checking. This can work.

  An academic paper with a false claim In July of this year, a group of academics including Benjamin Sovacool published a paper that reviewed the electricity-supply mixes of various European nations and concluded that  "...intensities of national commitment to...

Show Up to Help Others Show Up

Show Up to Help Others Show Up

When you show up to defend nuclear energy, it encourages others to realize they are not alone.  When you visibly support nuclear energy, it makes it more acceptable for others to be pronuclear.  For me: “Show up to help others show up” is the most important statement...

Who You Gonna Protest?

Who You Gonna Protest?

The March The weekend of October 22, 2016, I joined about 70 people in Chicago.  We held a planning session and protest march. The goal of the march was to show visible and effective support for keeping Illinois nuclear plants open. This event was organized by...

Welcome to the Nuclear Advocacy Blog

Welcome to the Nuclear Advocacy Blog

I began publishing my pro-nuclear blog, Yes Vermont Yankee, http://yesvy.blogspot.com  in 2010.  It advocates in favor of nuclear power, and covers energy issues in the Northeast. When writing my book, Campaigning for Clean Air, I recognized the need for a new kind of...

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