Oct 19, 2023
How The Simpsons Got Nuclear Wrong with Zion Lights
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What happens when our favorite characters and shows get nuclear power all wrong? From Jane Fonda to The Simpsons, nuclear is often misrepresented. Without realizing it, The Simpsons, and many other pieces of pop culture, influenced an entire generation to believe in the misconceptions about nuclear energy.


Environmental advocate Zion Lights joins Fissionary to discuss how pop culture got nuclear energy wrong and the influence it has on public opinion. Zion Lights is the founder of the evidence-based climate activism group ‘Emergency Reactor’ and the author of The Ultimate Guide to Green Parenting.

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Music used in this episode was created by Beat Mekanik

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