11 May '11, 10am

Clean, green future and keeping the lights on is possible without nuclear and through renewables #Renen11

Clean, green future and keeping the lights on is possible without nuclear and through renewables #Renen11

Facts about nuclear power20 April 2011 Some argue nuclear power is a solution to climate change . Friends of the Earth research has shown we don't need nuclear reactors to stop climate change. In fact every £1 the Government spends on nuclear energy is an opportunity lost for the safer, cleaner solution to the problem of climate change - green energy. Green energy > Nuclear power is dangerous and expensive because of: Security threats Power stations could be terrorist targets. Toxic waste Pollutes environment. Waste needs costly management for generations. Global proliferation Availability of deadly materials increased. Myths about nuclear power Myth 1: We can't stop climate change without nuclear The Government's own model shows a non-nuclear future is possible while still meeting carbon-reduction goals. Nuclear is not emissions free : mining, transporting and processing ...

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