Is nuclear power the climate change solution?


Climate scientist Professor Tom Wigley from the University of Adelaide, and three other leading climatologists, James Hansen, Kerry Emanuel and Ken Caldeira, recently wrote a piece for The Guardian.

The article entitled, “Nuclear power paves the only viable path forward on climate change,” discusses the role of nuclear energy as part of the solution to the global climate problem.

“To avoid the worst effects of climate change, including continued sea level rise, the total loss of Arctic sea ice and devastating effects on human societies and natural ecosystems alike, rapid global decarbonisation is needed.”

Read the full article to find out more.

All four scientists were part of the COP21 Paris climate conference. Related articles and interviews have also appeared in the following publications:

The New York Times
The Independent
Huffington Post
Scientific American
New Matilda
The Daily Caller
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