Lamar Alexander (R-TN) is somewhat bizarrely called a Senate “fence-sitter” by the E&E News analysis (which I’ll blog on shortly).

If you’re watching the Senate climate hearing, then you just heard the most uninformed endorsement of nuclear power ever offered in the U.S. Senate.

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One can say many things about 100 new nuclear power plants as a climate solution, but it isn’t “the cheap clean energy solution”:

Sadly, I expect some sort of nuclear energy title will be required to get a climate bill through the Senate. The only “good news” is that it will fall more into the category of “taxpayer money flushed down the toilet” than “needless weakening of an already too-weak bill.”

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