DukeEnergy http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/13892/all en Network News Barely Considers Nuclear Option http://www.mrc.org/articles/network-news-barely-considers-nuclear-option <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; It was 1979. Sony introduced its Walkman, the <st1:city w:st="on">Garfield</st1:city> comic debuted and Margaret Thatcher became Prime Minister of the <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">United Kingdom</st1:country-region></st1:place>. That same year, musicians Jackson Browne, Carly Simon, Bruce Springsteen and others banded together to fight nuclear energy with No Nukes concerts as a reaction to Three Mile Island.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/network-news-barely-considers-nuclear-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business abc AnneThompson BillRichardson BonnieRaitt BruceSpringsteen CarlySimon cbs CharlieCrist chernobyl DukeEnergy Wed, 13 Aug 2008 17:53:00 +0000 admin 25991 at http://www.mrc.org 'Big Oil' Faces 'the Same Game Plan that Brought Down Big Tobacco' http://www.mrc.org/articles/big-oil-faces-same-game-plan-brought-down-big-tobacco <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Nearly 10 years after the tobacco industry was sued, the same lawyer has brought suit against the energy industry for “conspiring to cover up the threat of man-made climate change.” </p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; “As scientific evidence accumulates on the destructive impact of carbon-dioxide emissions, a handful of lawyers are beginning to bring suits against the major contributors to climate change,” Stephan Faris wrote in <a href="http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200806/conspiracy"></a>the June 2008 Atlantic Monthly.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/big-oil-faces-same-game-plan-brought-down-big-tobacco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Energy Alaska atlanticMonthly BigOil BigTobacco BP Chevron ClimateChange ConocoPhillips DukeEnergy energyindustry exxonmobil GlobalWarming Kivalina Lawsuits litigation PeabodyEnergy stephanfaris steveberman stevesusman Mon, 19 May 2008 18:31:18 +0000 admin 26172 at http://www.mrc.org