Nuclear Energy

by CamrynCary & JaiGelina

Nuclear energy

Nuclear energy helps us have energy for lights, stoves, and other appliances. Nuclear energy doesn't give off any pollution, except when a pipe breaks, nuclear waste pollute the air.

Advantages and Disadvantages

  • DISADVANTAGES:
  • Nuclear reactors are expensive to run
  • Nuclear waste is highly toxic and needs to be safely stored for hundreds or thousands of years
  • Leakage of nuclear materials can have a disadvantage impact on people and the environment
  • ADVANTAGES:
  • A small amount of radioactive material produces a lot of energy
  • Raw materials are relatively cheap and can last quite a long time
  • It doesn't give off atmospheric pollutants

Where nuclear energy is found most abundantly and Harmful effects