Government Advisors Say No To Nuclear

by Tracy Stokes on March 9, 2006

in EcoEnergy, Sustainable Lifestyle, Toxic World

The Sustainable Development Commission, a UK government advisory, have reported that the benefits of nuclear power are outweighed by its serious disadvantages. This comes as good news to those who have been campaigning against a new nuclear power programme in the UK.

The five main disadvantages that the report identifies are the long-term waste problem that remains unsolved, the high costs and implications for the tax payer, the inflexibility of being locked into a centrilised energy distribution system for the next 50 years, the message to consumers that energy efficiency is not as important as a technological quick-fix, and finally the risk of international security.

To read more, you can download the full report here.

Sustainable Development Commission
Say No To Nuclear

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