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The 7 Reasons Why Nuclear Energy Is Not the Answer to Solve Climate Change
Mark Z. Jacobson | Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation - TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Jan 2021

There is a small group of scientists that have proposed replacing 100% of the world’s fossil fuel power plants with nuclear reactors as a way to solve climate change. Many others propose nuclear grow to satisfy up to 20 percent of all our energy (not just electricity) needs. They advocate that nuclear is a “clean” carbon-free source of power, but they don’t look at the human impacts of these scenarios. Let’s do the math…

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