Anti-nuclear activists have replied to advocates of nuclear power with a comprehensively damning report, “Nuclear power – no solution to climate change”.
The report says that a doubling of nuclear power output by 2050 would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by just 5%, while increasing the hazards of potential nuclear accidents, terrorism, nuclear proliferation and the still unsolved problem of waste storage. The report outlines that the solutions to greenhouse gas emissions from energy production lie in energy efficiency and renewable energy generation, such as in wind, bio-energy, solar and tidal power.
Pretty much what I’ve been saying.
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