Climate Change and Nuclear Power

Nuclear or Renewable – What Fights Climate Change Better?: Read Benjamin K Sovacool’s Analysis

Nuclear or Renewable – What Fights Climate Change Better?: Read Benjamin K Sovacool’s Analysis

Climate Change and Nuclear Power October 9, 2020 at 11:08 pm 0 comments

In an attempt to negotiate these contending positions, a frequent mantra is that energy strategies should “do everything” in order to address the climate emergency. But – as a number of commentators have noted (for example, here and here) – this would actually be a highly irrational course of action.

Where “doing everything” involves making investments that are slower or less cost effective, which divert resources away from preferable options, or which in some other way impede them, the result would be potentially disastrous for carbon emissions mitigation.

Climate change and nuclear justice intersect: Marshall Islands Ambassador Tony De Brum

Climate change and nuclear justice intersect: Marshall Islands Ambassador Tony De Brum

Climate Change and Nuclear Power, Videos August 28, 2020 at 10:55 pm 0 comments

“We Are Actually Here to Save the World…” was filmed by Brian Cowden on the veranda of Tony’s home overlooking Majuro Lagoon, Marshall Islands.

Climate change is an argument against nuclear power, not for it: new report contests the nuclear lobbies’ sales pitch

Climate change is an argument against nuclear power, not for it: new report contests the nuclear lobbies’ sales pitch

New NIRS report concludes nuclear power “will play no meaningful role” in averting catastrophic warming
Renewable energy pathways are achievable, cost-effective

Subsidizing Nuclear power for Climate Change is a Bad Idea

Subsidizing Nuclear power for Climate Change is a Bad Idea

Climate Change and Nuclear Power December 6, 2018 at 12:59 am 0 comments

M V Ramana | Let us return to the most basic assumption needed for the argument for subsidies to stick, namely that utilities would replace shut down nuclear plants with fossil fueled plants.