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The Fusion Energy League supports and applauds the excellent pro fusion policy work being done by the fusion community on the hill, The Holt-Bilbray team and friends, the American Security Project and Fusion Future.

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Fusion Budget 2015: The Omnibus bill passed, Fusion budget lives to fight another year

Feb 16, 2015

Good news from the Capitol regarding the fusion budget:  The Omnibus bill passed last year and the fusion budget is in place.

Fusion, Fission and the N Word (nuclear)

Aug 07, 2013

In light of the stigma associated with the word, “nuclear,” how should fusion position itself with respect to fission?

The US Government Budget Explained: Animation

Aug 01, 2013

Every year, the fusion research budget increases or decreases with the vagaries of the US Federal Budget.  Why is it such a roller coaster?

Fusion Budget Update, July 2013

Jul 14, 2013

Last week, both the Senate and House Appropriations Committees finished work on their respective versions of the FY14 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill. 

Hans Rosling Uses Legos to Illustrate Our Global Energy Challenge

Jul 06, 2013

Hans Rosling exhibits wonderful optimism in the face of daunting global challenges.  Maybe it’s the legos and beads that make it all seem possible.

Piece of the Sun: The Quest for Fusion Energy

Jul 06, 2013

The Righteous Mind:  Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion

Jul 05, 2013

ITER Milestones, Big Science and Audit Triple Play

May 06, 2013

Three articles, one on ITER milestones, one in praise of “Big Science” and one about Government audits illustrate the challenges of a mega fusion project.

Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed

May 06, 2013

Contact your House Representative to Support the 2015 Holt Fusion Dear Colleague Letter

Apr 08, 2013

Hey Everyone!  Congressman Rush Holt (D-NJ) is currently circulating a dear colleague letter, to be sent to the House Appropriations Committee, requesting strong funding for the Office of Fusion Energy Sciences in FY 2015.  If this is something you agree with, please contact your Representative today and ask them to sign the letter.  The more people contact their Reps, the more we get the message across that people want fusion!

Forbes:  A Challenge to America:  Develop Fusion Power in a Decade

Apr 03, 2013

An inspiring article in Forbes challenges us to energy excellence.

Let Science Be Done

Mar 26, 2013

Fusion.  Prove it.  We can’t wait!  Another inspiring pro science twitter exchange.

Fusion Petition in support of ASP Fusion in 10 Years Plan

Mar 26, 2013

Let’s get a petition going around an Apollo style rally for fusion in 10 years.

Fusion Day 2013 - The Pitch in 4 Flyers

Mar 21, 2013

For those of you who missed Fusion Day, in the sidebar you will find the four handouts distributed on inertial fusion, the magnetic fusion program, and ITER.

ASP WHITE PAPER: Fusion Power – A 10 Year Plan to Energy Security

Mar 13, 2013

ASP’s new White Paper report, “Fusion Power – A 10 Year Plan to Energy Security” provides a bold and detailed plan on how to accelerate the development of fusion power.  Help spread the word.  And tell us what you think!

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