Using nuclear power to replace coal-based fossil fuel power plants worldwide by 2100 is technically possible. Whether this can actually be accomplished is a more complicated matter.
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Does climate change really justify the support now being demanded by the nuclear industry?
Nuclear energy is needed to meet the goals of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change, and the largest emitters of greenhouse gasses plan to use nuclear power in some way for the climate crisis.
Nuclear power advocates claim that nuclear power is essential for a low-carbon future, but critics say otherwise.
Nuclear power and its role in the ongoing dilemma of climate change.
Nuclear energy has an important role to play in combating climate change, but first the United States must address the safety and security concerns that come along with it.
Proponents of advanced nuclear reactors say they are essential to help stop heating the planet. Detractors say the advanced nuclear industry will never take off.
Can nuclear energy be much help when it comes to fighting climate change? Or have pro-nuclear energy forces greatly overstated their case?
MIT meteorologist Kerry Emanuel explains why he and three other American climate scientists have been outspoken about their support for ramping up nuclear power as a solution to climate change.
For good or ill, the new president's decisions on missile defense will shape the US-Russia relationship and the future of the entire arms control regime.