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More on the Nuclear Energy Comeback

From this week's edition of Petroleum News:

But a small group of environmentalists are attracting growing attention with their favorable stance on nuclear power.

Led by James Lovelock, Great Britain’s premier environmental scientist, Environmentalists for Nuclear is winning over more and more “Greens” and others to the merits of nuclear energy.

“We cannot continue drawing from fossil fuels and there is no chance that the ‘renewables’ — wind, tide and water power — can provide enough energy and in time,” said Lovelock, who authored the Gaia Theory — the idea that the Earth is one giant living organism that regulates itself in order to sustain life.

“If we had 50 years or more, we might make these our main sources. But we do not have 50 years. ... Even if we stop all fossil fuel burning immediately, the consequences of what we have already done will last for 1,000 years.


One group lining up behind nuclear energy is Environmentalists for Nuclear Energy.

Check them out.

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