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Nuclear Power Prevents More Deaths Than It Causes
« on: April 02, 2013, 06:11:28 PM »

The German government's phase-out of nuclear power may have additional costs.

Nuclear Power Prevents More Deaths Than It Causes

more at:  http://cen.acs.org/articles/91/web/2013/04/Nuclear-Power-Prevents-Deaths-Causes.html

Using nuclear power in place of fossil-fuel energy sources, such as coal, has prevented some 1.8 million air pollution-related deaths globally and could save millions of more lives in coming decades, concludes a study. The researchers also find that nuclear energy prevents emissions of huge quantities of greenhouse gases. These estimates help make the case that policymakers should continue to rely on and expand nuclear power in place of fossil fuels to mitigate climate change, the authors say (Environ. Sci. Technol., DOI: 10.1021/es3051197).

In the wake of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, critics of nuclear power have questioned how heavily the world should rely on the energy source, due to possible risks it poses to the environment and human health.

“I was very disturbed by all the negative and in many cases unfounded hysteria regarding nuclear power after the Fukushima accident,” says report coauthor Pushker A. Kharecha, a climate scientist at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies, in New York.
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Re: Nuclear Power Prevents More Deaths Than It Causes
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2013, 05:09:16 PM »

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Re: Nuclear Power Prevents More Deaths Than It Causes
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2016, 09:11:07 PM »



Radiation isn't man made it's natural.
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