When discussing solutions to combat emissions in the energy sector, many avoid bringing up nuclear energy due to the controversy surrounding it. Is nuclear energy bad? Could it be a part of a greener future? Why is it so controversial? We will answer these questions and more in this episode. Here, I explain what nuclear energy is, the pros and cons relating to it, as well as some of the history behind it.
Union of Concerned Scientists:
US Department of Energy
World Nuclear Association
International Atomic Energy Agency:
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):
Environmental Information Agency
Atomic Heritage Foundation:
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