Nutting-out Nuclear: Why Cost & Reliability Mean Wind & Solar are No Match for Nuclear Power

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If carbon dioxide gas is your poison, nuclear power is your antidote. STT promotes nuclear power, because it works. For those characters getting jumpy about our so-called climate ‘emergency’, nuclear power has the added benefit of being the only stand-alone power generation source that doesn’t emit CO2 during the process.

Quite apart from its safety and reliability, there’s another very solid reason to promote nuclear power: and that’s cost.

Of course, comparing never-reliable wind and solar with ever-reliable nuclear power, is no comparison, at all. But those that pump the purported benefits of wind and solar will continue to compare ripe, rosy apples with rotting oranges.

The World Nuclear Association has the obvious purpose of promoting its wares, but selling a product that’s altogether cheap, reliable, safe and CO2 emissions free is hardly an arduous task.

Here’s their irresistible pitch. Oh, it’s lengthy and detailed, so, depending on your mood…

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