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@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...6yrs

No, we should invest in cleaner alternatives such as wind, hydroelectric, thorium, and geothermal

@96G7MCK from Virginia disagreed…2mos

we should invest in cleaner alternatives

Nuclear energy is clean, for the most part. Storage technology is incredibly advanced, so it would not be harming the environment, especially since the only biproduct being released is steam, other than the safely stored depleted uranium. Nuclear energy is a great way to transition into those cleaner alternatives, because they are not yet efficient enough to sustain the vast amounts of energy required to power most modern societies.

@8L9KT2Q from Utah commented…2yrs

Thorium is nuclear. Thorium is just a different fuel and chemical/atomic reaction process.

@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...6yrs

Yes, temporarily while we increase investment into cleaner renewable alternatives

@97SNJT6Libertarian from Minnesota commented…3wks

Nuclear energy is extremely clean, especially the thorium type. I find wind turbines and solar panels unreliable and inefficient, though clean, I feel they aren't worthwhile investments. Instead, nuclear power is extremely efficient and reliable.

@936M36V from Massachusetts answered…7mos

@92ST6V9 from Virginia answered…7mos

@93B875H from Massachusetts answered…6mos

@989D5YH from Washington D.C. answered…8hrs

@989B8XD from Colorado answered…12hrs

Yes, as long as we devote more time and money towards making cleaner energy sources in the near future.

@988XBZG from Maryland answered…12hrs

Yes, as long as it's well protected from attack and natural disaster

@9897YBB from North Carolina answered…14hrs

@989728G from Georgia answered…14hrs

@9896W4Q from California answered…14hrs

@9896LS6 from Maryland answered…15hrs

@9895W5W from North Carolina answered…15hrs

It's not like I support it or not but I think as long as it don't effects me or my family I don't really care

@98937LZ from Alabama answered…16hrs

As long as it's a safe distance from homes and won't be a danger to the people.

@989338K from California answered…16hrs

but only when it is out of control and certain to cause a nuclear meltdown

@988ZTYP from New York answered…17hrs

I mean yeah but the reason why I don’t think really like it because of something goes wrong we all go kaboom

@988YMVNRepublican from Colorado answered…18hrs

@988WBBMProgressive from New York answered…19hrs

@988TM83Republican from Connecticut answered…20hrs

I believe we shouldn't use nuclear energy because of the risks, a good point to bring up was the Chernobyl meltdown. Although the meltdown was caused by an issue with the workers as stated they were "inadequate" and there were flaws within the system as well. You can't have room for that in such a place as it's gonna lead to disaster, which proves my point too, that and we should find other substitutes if possible.

@988R2L8 from California answered…1 day

No, we should invest in cleaner alternatives such as wind, hydroelectric, thorium, geothermal and more. Using nuclear energy can impact the environment and human health.

@988MBTLGreen from California answered…1 day

@988LLZR from Utah answered…2 days

@988LDPB from Utah answered…2 days

@988KRXY from Illinois answered…2 days

@988KJV7 from California answered…2 days

@988FZRW from Illinois answered…2 days

@988D6G2 from Wisconsin answered…2 days

@988CTF3 from Georgia answered…2 days

Yes, along with gas, wind, hydroelectric, thorium, and geothermal, with no public subsidy or climate change agenda at all.

@9889ZYL from Massachusetts answered…2 days

A 1000 MwH nuclear plat takes on average 6 years to construct with a budget of 6 billion dollars, they take 10 years to break even off of the debt then remain profitable and effective for 30 years until their license expires and needs to be renewed to modernize the equipment. Nuclear is the most fuel efficient renewable and should be used as the majority base load energy source for all nations.

@9888CSG from Rhode Island answered…2 days

it has the potential to be really useful, but needs more research to be used safely. We should be investing in its research


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