The Answer to Climate Change Is Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power


Solar Panel  on skyscaper solar windows

When climate scientists and some energy policy analysts take a “tough-minded” look at the numbers, many come to the conclusion that the only technology now available to replace fossil fuels is nuclear power. Eduardo Porter of the New York Times made that argument last week when he wrote:

…nuclear power remains the cheapest and most readily scalable of the alternative energy sources.

As I indicated this past April, I disagree. . . .