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Experts on global warming now calling for more nuclear plants

To The Daily Sun,

I'm shocked, SHOCKED! Really, I am because I just read that four of the foremost experts on global warming are calling on the world to build more nuke power plants. Right, more nuke plants. In a letter to other green energy experts and science publications, James Hansen — former top NASA scientist, Ken Caldeira — of the Carngie Institute, Kerry Emanual of MIT and Tom Wigley of the University of Adelaid in Australia all believe we have no choice because solar and wind power units just can't scale up in time.
I've never been a big fan of the green movement but if folks like these are calling for nukes I may have to think about the idea a little more? I'm apparently not alone because most of the green movement has and is very much against the nuke industry. Nukes have never been a big favorite of mine either, mostly because of the disposal problems and more recently fear they could attract terrorist attacks. Must feel like a rock and a hard place for the experts.
This will be interesting to see how the devoted green activists respond to this.
Steve Earle

Hill

 
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