Yes to Nuclear Energy
By: Anna VanDenheuvel and Jarrett Wick
Nuclear Energy's Enviormental Impacts
World Electricity Generation by Source
Coal is the most used but yet it pollutes a lot.
Global Distribution of Nuclear Power Consumption, 2006
France produces about 32.2% of the earths nuclear energy.
The sign of a nuclear powerplant
It could also mean radioactive.
Fun Facts (:
- Nuclear power plants produce about 20% of America's energy.
- There are over 400 nuclear power plants world wide.
- Nuclear power plants generate nearly 75% of America's clean air energy.
- The best thing is that Nuclear energy doesn't add any greenhouse gases to the earth.
Myths about nuclear energy that can be proven wrong.
-It is impossible for a reactor to explode like a nuclear weapon. These weapons contain very special materials in very particular arrangements, neither of which are currently in a nuclear reactor.
Nuclear energy is bad for the environment.
-Nuclear reactors give out no greenhouse gasses during activity. Over their full lifetimes, they result in comparable emissions to renewable forms of energy such as wind and solar. Nuclear energy uses less land use than most other forms of energy.