Ban Treaty anniversary reminds us of its importance

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) entered into force on January 22, 2021. As we approach its one-year anniversary, too many reminders have emerged that its importance is more urgent now than ever. More than 60 U.S. organizations — including Beyond Nuclear — issued a joint statement on January 12 calling for the…

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The Washington Post gets it wrong (again) on nuclear power

The Washington Post ran a January 1, 2022 pro-nuclear editorial full of the usual clichéd misconceptions about both France and Germany. This followed an article replete with similar errors of fact. Both times, we wrote in, but the Post has declined to publish our responses. Here is the letter to the editor sent in response to…

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Piling on the truth

The nuclear power industry and its boosters have mounted a saturation campaign to convince lawmakers, media and the public that both currently operating nuclear power plants, and new so-called advanced ones, play an essential role in mitigating the climate crisis. Neither case is true, but those of us holding the facts don’t have the same…

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