Josh Owens of OilPrice.com writes about nuclear energy’s relevance.
- While nuclear power has historically been ostracized, governments are beginning to embrace it in order to reduce emissions.
- Even as the world increased nuclear energy generation by 4% last year, burdensome regulations and NIMBYism are hamstringing rapid deployment.
- While consumer choice and economic considerations matter, the merits of nuclear energy justify a larger share of it in the marketplace.
“Ultimately, while the promise of new nuclear technology may not convince critics, the need to reduce emissions and increase energy and national security is going to become increasingly hard to ignore.”
Read the full article here.