Yale Great Energy Blog

A group blog by Yale students. The topic: Many of the world’s nuclear power plants are reaching the end of their expected lifetimes, and policymakers are divided on what to do. Safely decommissioning such plants is costly, and funding for doing so is scarce. Compounding the problem, there are worries about nuclear proliferation, particularly regarding…

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This is the second installment of a group blog by Yale students.  Multi-disciplinary and across the university, this blog aims to bring you different perspectives on a common problem. This week’s topic: Some 1.5 billion people around the world live without electricity, another 1 billion people have unreliable power, and nearly half the global population…

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Yale’s Great Energy Blog, launching today, is where students from across the university will answer a question we pose to them. This week: Smarter Ways to Get from Here to There: Perugia, Italy, is a city that has made a concerted effort to eliminate car traffic from the urban environs, with people moving around via…