Nuclear Power One Year after Fukushima
March 11, 2012
Des Moines and Iowa City, Iowa
Des Moines: 1 p.m. at the Des Moines Public Library, 1000 Grand Ave.
Iowa City: 5 p.m. at the Iowa City Public Library, 123 S. Linn St.
A public lecture on nuclear technology by Arjun Makhijani.
Arjun Makhijani is President of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research in Takoma Park, Maryland. He earned his Ph.D. from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley in 1972, specializing in nuclear fusion.
A recognized authority on energy issues, Dr. Makhijani is the author and co-author of numerous reports and books on energy and environment related issues. He was the principal author of the first study of the energy efficiency potential of the US economy published in 1971. He is the author of Carbon-Free and Nuclear-Free: A Roadmap for U.S. Energy Policy (2007).
Dr. Makhijani has testified before Congress, and has appeared on ABC World News Tonight, the CBS Evening News, CBS 60 Minutes, NPR, CNN, and BBC, among others. He has served as a consultant on energy issues to utilities, including the Tennessee Valley Authority, the Edison Electric Institute, the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, and several agencies of the United Nations.
For more information, contact Paul Deaton (319) 331-0899 or Mike Carberry (319) 594-6453.
Sponsored by Friends of the Earth, Iowa Chapter of the Sierra Club and Iowa Physicians for Social Responsibility.
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