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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.

World Conference 2020 Calls for Abolition of Nuclear Weapons and Reversing Climate Change

World Conference 2020 Calls for Abolition of Nuclear Weapons and Reversing Climate Change

Nuclear Disarmament May 4, 2020 at 3:11 am 0 comments

On April 25, during the Covid-19 crisis, over one thousand activists across the peace, climate, and social movements gathered online to take part in the first-ever virtual World Conference: Abolish Nuclear Weapons | Resist and Reverse Climate Change | For Social and Economic Justice.

Watch: Press Conference at COP24 – ‘No Nuclear Road to Paris’

Watch: Press Conference at COP24 – ‘No Nuclear Road to Paris’

Featured, Videos December 7, 2018 at 10:12 pm 0 comments

Watch: Press Conference at COP24 – ‘No Nuclear Road to Paris’ by the Don’t Nuke the Climate campaign..

Nuclear is a water-guzzling energy source: it cannot survive droughts and climate change

Nuclear is a water-guzzling energy source: it cannot survive droughts and climate change

The thirstiest source of electricity is already struggling, and greater risk of droughts will only add to those woes.