Union of Concerned Scientists
Senior staff scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists
Seventy years ago, Japan became only nation ever hit with an atomic weapon. Four years ago, it suffered one of history's worst nuclear accidents.
Aug. 6, 2015from To the Point
"Decommissioning" nuclear reactors means cleaning up all radioactivity and progressively dismantling the plant.
Mar. 30, 2011from To the Point
The death toll from today's massive 8.9 earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan has already reached into the hundreds and is expected to rise.
Mar. 11, 2011from To the Point
The president calls himself a “very stable genius,” and stories from a new book by that name are already part of Trump lore. He was confused about Pearl Harbor.
Feb. 20from To the Point
President Trump is delivering the 2020 State of the Union address, which comes under the shadow of his impeachment trial.
Feb. 4from News Special Programming
Senators have been sworn in and the trial begins next week.
Jan. 17from Left, Right & Center
Nearing the end of the impeachment trial.
Jan. 31from Left, Right & Center
House prosecutors marched to the Senate today, where Adam Schiff, House Intelligence Chairman and the trial’s lead prosecutor, read aloud the two charges against Trump.
Jan. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
KCRW spoke with Dolores Huerta who was recently awarded the Social Transformation Medal by the Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara.
Jan. 14from KCRW Features
While Trump cuts environmental protections, Democrats debate climate change -- when reporters give them a chance. CNN didn’t ask until the second half of the latest debate.
Jan. 16from To the Point
In UC Santa Barbara’s “Parties and Polarization” class, seniors are seeing the impeachment trial playing out before their eyes.
Jan. 29from KCRW Features
Did President Trump abuse his power? That’s now up to the Senate. But is that even a crime? Democrats and Republicans agree on the facts, but not on the Constitution.
Jan. 21from To the Point