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Arjun Makhijani
Arjun Makhijani

Arjun Makhijani

President of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research

Arjun Makhijani is the president of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research and the author of "Carbon-Free and Nuclear Free: A Roadmap for US Energy Policy." He has spent decades studying nuclear disarmament and energy efficiency. Makhijani has a Ph.D. from University of California at Berkeley, where he specialized in nuclear fusion.

Bio: https://ieer.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Short-Biography-of-Arjun-Makhijani.pdf

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"We don’t need a costly, cumbersome, water-intensive, plutonium-making, financially risky method to boil water." 

Thursday, September 8, 2011
"Relying upon nuclear power to combat global warming poses risks that are too severe, given that safer alternatives are available."
 
Sunday, October 1, 2006

There is no good solution for the problem of spent fuel...It would be sensible if we would transition to renewable energy so we are not burdening future generations even more with the waste from our economic activities." 

"Is Japan right to switch reactors back on at its nuclear power stations seven years after a earthquake and tsunami caused the worst nuclear accident in the country's history? Presenter Manuela Saragosa puts the question to nuclear sceptic Arjun Makhijani, president of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research."
Thursday, December 7, 2017