Time to just blow this “zero carbon” “low carbon” nonsense out of the water.
The nuclear fuel chain emits carbon all the way through, and I find it extraordinary that journalists mindlessly parrot these lies from the nuclear lobby. Makes you wonder – do the mainstream journalists actually compose the stuff that they write, about nuclear power, or do they just copy the handouts from the industry?
Quite simply, nuclear industry leaders want to get financial help – subsidies, tax credits, from governments that have been duped into believing that nuclear power is “low” or even “zero” carbon.
The also want the “respectability”, public approval, that comes from being seen as combatting climate change. (even though most were previously in the denying climate change camp).
Anyway – it’s common sense to see that nuclear power is quite a strong emitter of greenhouse gases. Any thinking non-expert can see that. However, experts…
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