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A better link to the movie:

http://pandoraspromise.com/

And from a statement from the director.

"I’ve considered myself a passionate environmentalist for about as long as I can remember. My mother read me Silent Spring when I was nine and the specter of a Cold War nuclear arms race was not an uncommon topic around the dinner table in my family. So my anti-nuclear and environmental roots run very deep. My first film was an anti-nuclear weapons documentary, Radio Bikini, that premiered at Sundance in 1988 and went on to receive an Oscar® nomination for Feature Documentary. My film Earth Days, which was Closing Night Film at Sundance in 2009, chronicles the rise of the environmental movement of my youth. In the course of making Earth Days I began for the first time to see the deep pessimism that has infused today’s environmental movement, and to recognize the depth of its failure to address climate change. It was initially through getting to know Stewart Brand that I was introduced to a new and more optimistic view of our environmental challenges that was pro-development and pro-technology. From there I began to seek out and discover a small but growing cadre of people around the world who were beginning to stand up and challenge what had become the rigid orthodoxy of modern environmentalism.

It’s no easy thing for me to have come to the conclusion that the rapid deployment of nuclear power is now the greatest hope we have for saving us from an environmental catastrophe. Yet this growing realization has led me to question many of the founding tenets of traditional environmentalism, from the belief that we can dramatically reduce our energy demand through energy efficiency to the belief that solar and wind power will one day power the planet. The almost theological adherence to a set of unquestionable beliefs by most liberals and environmentalists has likely contributed as much or more to prolonging our addiction to fossil fuels as the equally appalling state of denial among many conservatives when it comes to climate change. Both sides are locked into rigid, self-righteous ideological positions with potentially disastrous consequences for us all unless we begin to face the facts."
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Fukushima.
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"Silent Spring" is a piece of pernicious nonsense.
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Hmmm. Cool nickname, pernicious.
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Tell this crap to the Japanese people.
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Another interesting post from the site by a liberal with an open mind. (I was gonna say now THERES an oxymoron but I'm trying to stay away from that sort of comment so I won't. Oh wait, I guess I just did. Hmmm, should I delete that? Let me think about it.)

anyway

http://pandoraspromise.com/top-5-reasons......SX77nZ_s

"Many of my friends are science-loving liberals. Many of them are also environmentalists. But most of them are against nuclear energy, and this is where I disagree with them. Over the years I have had several conservations with these friends about nuclear power and most of their objections seem to boil down to a handful of arguments that are well-meaning but often ignore some basic facts. So here’s a purely personal, short list of reasons which in my opinion drive a lot of liberal objections to nuclear power. "
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Hanford gave us a promising future as well.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/09......ef=green
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On 2013-05-13 12:06, Al Angello wrote:
Tell this crap to the Japanese people.


What could this possibly mean Al?
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On 2013-05-13 07:07, Woland wrote:
"Silent Spring" is a piece of pernicious nonsense.


Pernicious Nonsense was my stripper name when I danced.
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On 2013-05-14 11:10, Dannydoyle wrote:
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On 2013-05-13 07:07, Woland wrote:
"Silent Spring" is a piece of pernicious nonsense.


Pernicious Nonsense was my stripper name when I danced.


With a name like Pernicious Nonsense you had to be good!
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Set the standard I did.
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