Electricity generation – renewables vs nuclear

In my post on 10 March, We need to be more strategic about how we tackle greenhouse gas, I argued that we should give priority to making electricity carbon-free ahead of other actions like investing heavily in public transport. The post attracted a comment from Matt. For those who didn’t read it, he left an interesting link to beyond zero emissions on the potential for renewables to replace coal in generating electricity. Here’s more detail.

I attended the public debate in Melbourne Town Hall on 4 March where the proposition on the table was “that we should embrace nuclear power”. Here therefore in the interests of balance is a link to Brave New climate, which makes the case for nuclear.

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