Tag Archives: nuclear power

Nuclear power pushed as the solution to “climate change”

“In the face of the utter failure of large investments in renewables to deliver CO2 reductions, greens are increasingly embracing nuclear power as the solution to climate change.” click here

Renewable energy alone cannot replace fossil fuels.

“Bill Gates has joined the growing list of Greens who think renewables alone cannot replace fossil fuels.” click here

Nuclear energy a key climate mitigation technology?

“Today’s release of a Union of Concerned Scientists report calling for policies to support continued operation of nuclear power plants marks a watershed. UCS is the first major environmental NGO to recognize that nuclear energy presently, and for the foreseeable future, is a key climate mitigation technology. It is also the first to publicly and explicitly call for policies to support nuclear energy.” click here

Attitudes are changing (slowly) in favor of nuclear power

“The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), a nonprofit environmental advocacy group, released a report that recognizes the role nuclear energy facilities play in tackling climate change. Should a number of financially struggling nuclear plants close down, the report finds, the country’s greenhouse gas emissions would rise dramatically.” click here

UN climate report biased against nuclear power

“We are writing as scientists, scholars, and concerned citizens to warn you of a persistent anti-nuclear bias in the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on keeping global temperatures from rising 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels.[1]” click here