ENB 256 - Nuclear Renaissance, Climate Enron's Crisis, Canadian Apathy, Wall Street's ESG Retreat, and Wyoming's Rare Earth Discovery- ★★★★★ - 74 ratings
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In this episode of the Energy News Beat Daily Standup, the host, Stuart Turley, discusses various energy-related topics in his podcast. He highlights the importance of nuclear power in achieving carbon-free electricity generation goals, noting that some states generate over 50% of their electricity from nuclear sources. Turley expresses concerns about the Green Revolution, drawing parallels to the Enron scandal and suggesting that the push for renewable energy may have warning signs of a potential crash. He also mentions the fading enthusiasm for Wall Street's ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) investments, attributing it to increased awareness and demand for such investments. Turley advocates for a diverse energy approach, including wind, solar, nuclear, and clean coal, to address energy poverty while minimizing environmental impact.