What’s The Best Form Of Alternative Energy?

What's The Best Form Of Alternative Energy?

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In 2014, USA’s 99 nuclear reactors produced 798 billion kWh which accounts for over 19% of our total electrical output. So why does nuclear energy get such a bad rap?

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Sources:

Renewable And Non-Renewable Energy Resources:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/geography/energy_resources/energy_rev1.shtml

“All life on earth is sustained by energy from the sun. Plants and animals can store energy and some of this energy remains with them when they die. It is the remains of these ancient animals and plants that make up fossil fuels.”

How Much Of U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions Are Associated With Electricity Generation?:
http://www.eia.gov/tools/faqs/faq.cfm?id=77&t=11

“Total U.S. energy-related emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) by the electric power sector in 2014 were 2,043 million metric tons, or about 38% of the total U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions of 5,404 million metric tons in 2014.”

Laboratory For Aviation And The Environment:
http://lae.mit.edu/air-pollution-causes-200000-early-deaths-each-year-in-the-u-s/

“Researchers from MIT’s Laboratory for Aviation and the Environment have come out with some sobering new data on air pollution’s impact on Americans’ health.”

Top 10 Facts About Nuclear Energy:
http://casenergy.org/nuclear-basics/top-ten-facts/

“Nuclear energy facilities in 31 states supply low-carbon electricity to one out of every five U.S. homes and businesses.”

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