Our nuclear energy initiative team is committed to the pursuing the decommissioning of existing nuclear power plants such as Diablo Canyon and finding feasible solutions for the permanent disposal of nuclear waste. As outlined in our video, an important part of securing a clear energy present and future is coming to terms with the events of Fukushima and […]
We don’t give up easily, especially when it comes to the incredibly dangerous Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant near San Luis Obispo. The World Business Academy has decided to appeal the ruling against our lawsuit seeking an Environmental Impact Report to address the significant environmental and human health dangers that would result from continued operation […]
Update: As of mid October, 2015, this video has received nearly 170,000 hits on the UCSB TV website. Academy President Rinaldo S. Brutoco presents “Nuclear Power: A Mistake in Search of a Mission,” at the University of California Santa Barbara’s Walter H. Capps Center for the study of ethics, religion and public life. Brutoco mentions […]
Those attending our monthly meetings or perusing our website know that the World Business Academy was established first as a non-profit business think tank, action incubator, and network of business and thought leaders, with the core mission objective of inspiring business to assume responsibility for the whole of society and assisting those in business who […]
Dr. Jerry B. Brown, Director of the World Business Academy’s Safe Energy Project explains the critical threats and ongoing harm to the residents of California’s central coast posed by the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. The health study released by the Academy examines the increased rate of cancer in zip codes down wind of the […]
Update (April 30, 2014): The San Luis Obispo Health Department has taken issue with our original findings in the report below. We have answered their criticisms point by point in an extended rebuttal: Reply to San Luis Obispo County Health Department — Today the World Business Academy officially releases a report on striking negative health trends […]
Study: Nuclear Reactors Are Toxic to Surrounding Areas, Especially With Age By Candice Bernd, Truthout.org, March 11, 2014 (This article is republished with permission from Truthout.org) A study released last week shows that public health in the communities surrounding California’s Diablo Canyon power plant in San Luis Obispo County declined dramatically after the plant was built. […]
CBS News visited the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan for a first-hand look at the ongoing disaster. Their conclusion: the estimated cost of the cleanup effort is currently $100 billion with a time horizon of 40 years. The World Business Academy continues to study the Fukushima disaster. The scale and scope of the cleanup […]
Rachel Maddow does a great job explaining just some of the major concerns with the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant on California’s central coast.
Over 230 people attended a standing-room-only public forum of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on the evening of November 20 in San Luis Obispo, CA, to express their opinions the NRC’s Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS) and proposed Waste Confidence Rule. The GEIS attempts to evaluate the environmental impacts associated with the continued storage […]
World Business Academy Founder Rinaldo S. Brutoco presents the moral and economic case against nuclear power, with a focus on the risks at the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant.
In the final stages of World War II, Japan found young men willing to give their lives in suicidal missions against Allied warships. Scarves tucked around their necks blowing in the wind identified them as men willing to die for their country. The modern day kamikazes are the men who have been sent day after […]