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Climate worries galvanize a new pro-nuclear movement in the U.S.

Evan Halper of The Washington Post reports on a growing pro-nuclear movement.

The C3 Take
  • For decades the environmental movement has been anti-nuclear, but some scientists and activists are beginning to change their tune.
  • Nuclear power is safe, clean, reliable, and extremely important to reducing emissions.
  • The United States can bring more affordable nuclear online by reducing stringent and outdated permiting regulations.

“’When you want to go to net zero and there are hours of the day with no sun and weeks when the wind is not blowing, it becomes a much bigger task to ensure you have enough power,” Parsons said. “Nuclear becomes essential.’”

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