In this episode, we discuss...

  • Paul’s background in human rights and environmental activism and his personal journey in the nuclear industry

  • The Peaceful Atoms and how it sparked Paul’s concerns about nuclear technology

  • The advent of renewables including wind and solar and how the sector has evolved

  • Paul’s worries regarding the connection between uranium enrichment and weapons

  • The practicality of molten salt reactors

  • Flaws Paul sees in nuclear’s waste management cycle

  • The dangers of spent fuel on human health 

  • Three Mile Island and the conflicting studies surrounding its consequences on human health

  • Bret and Paul discuss whether or not nuclear poses the fewest risks to the environment and human health compared to other energy sources

Paul Gunter

Director, Reactor Oversight Project, Beyond Nuclear

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