STAND against Oldbury

The facts about nuclear power

Why it is: Dangerous - Bad For The Environment - Unaffordable




"... nuclear energy will never impact greatly on carbon emissions; the only significant purpose of nuclear power is the production of electricity, and only 16% of greenhouse gas emissions are due to electricity production."

Carbon Emissions and the Nuclear Industry


How does nuclear power impact on our carbon foot print?


Public opinion seems to be swinging back in favour of nuclear power, due to belief that this would significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions; however, this is not necessarily the case.

* Nuclear energy, the energy balance. Jan- Willam Storm van Leeuweer and Philip Smith (2005 Nuclear monitor) WIS/ NIRS.


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