Author Topic: Addressing climate change  (Read 8225 times)

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Offline Granny

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Re: Addressing climate change
« Reply #210 on: September 03, 2019, 04:56:31 pm »
Just stumbled upon this Ted Talk on Youtube. (Coles Notes version, Renewables have an extraordinary environmental cost where as fuel sources like nuclear actually produce way more power and use far less space)

Why aren't we investing more in Nuclear? It seems that even if we could create a base load with renewables, the amount of actually material and space required would defeat the purpose.

They never include consideration of the human and environmental destruction from mining uranium.
Nobody wants a new reactor built near them.
It isn't a popular alternative with Canadians, so it isn't pursued.