Tuesday, August 27, 2019

The "non-problem" of nuclear waste

A quite interesting take by Michael Shellenberger on "irrational fears" concerning nuclear waste and nuclear plants as the "backbone to our future clean energy system".

"Nuclear waste has never been a real problem. In fact, it’s the best solution to the environmental impacts from energy production.

  • No way of making electricity other than nuclear power safely manages and pays for any its waste.

In other words, nuclear power’s waste by-products aren‘t a mark against the technology, they are its key selling point."

You can read the rest of the piece via the below link:


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