Nuclear Energy Pros and Cons

By; Krista and Macey

Our Five Pros

Lower carbon dioxide was released into the atmosphere for power generation.

They are known for developing technology for some markets.

They have low operating costs.

The amount of nuclear waste can be reduced through waste recycling and reprocessing, Japan and Europe have already started to do this.

They produce a large amount of energy, that can power a whole city.

Our five Cons

They have long construction times.

They have many unknown risks.

The waste lasts 200-500 thousand years.

The uranium is controlled by tribes who don;t support it being mined.